Board of Elections & Voter Registration

OLVR

Board of Elections

Board of Elections

The Board of Elections & Voter Registration consist of five members, all of which are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. One serves as Chairman, two represent the Republican Party, and two represent the Democratic Party for four year terms. This Board is responsible for registering citizens to vote, maintaining voter registration records, mailing out absentee ballots, and training poll workers. In addition, this department also prepares for and conducts all county elections as well as elections for the cities of Calhoun, Plainville, Resaca, and Fairmount on a contractual basis whereby each city pays for the cost of their city elections. Lastly, this department keeps abreast of all state laws pertaining to elections and voter registration.

To see where your voting precinct is located and to find out what voting districts you are in visit My Voter Page at: http://www.sos.ga.gov/mvp

TO REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE CLICK HERE

Contact Information:
Shea Hicks, Director/Chairperson
Gordon County Annex
101 South Piedmont Street
Calhoun, GA 30701
Phone: 706-629-7781
Fax: 706-629-7198

Office Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 


News & Public Notices from the Board of Elections
and Voter Registration Office

Online Services for Elections & Voter Registration

Posted by on 3:33 pm in BOEVR, News & Public Notices | Comments Off on Online Services for Elections & Voter Registration

Online Services for Elections & Voter Registration Register to Vote online (if you have a GA DL or GA Id Card) at https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov/GAOLVR/welcome.do#no-back-button Register to vote by mail: Print the application to register to vote:  https://sos.ga.gov/admin/files/GA_VR_APP_2019.pdf  then mail the voter registration application to Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration, PO Box 715, Calhoun, GA 30703-0715 Vote by Mail: If you would like to vote by mail instead of voting in-person during early voting or on...

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Presidential Preference Primary Postponed

Posted by on 11:22 am in BOEVR, Featured, News & Public Notices | Comments Off on Presidential Preference Primary Postponed

Online Services for Elections & Voter Registration PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY HAS BEEN POSTPONED March 15, 2020 Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger Postpones the Presidential Preference Primary until May 19, 2020. All ballots that have been cast will be counted on May 19th. Early Voting for the Presidential Preference Primary ceased at 4:00 p.m. on March 14th. For more information, please visit...

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Updated: The Elections and Voter Registration Office Has Moved

Posted by on 3:18 pm in BOEVR, Featured, News & Public Notices | Comments Off on Updated: The Elections and Voter Registration Office Has Moved

Update Posted on 2/7/2020 At the February 4, 2020 Board of Commissioners work session, the Chairperson for the Board of Elections and Voter Registration presented several issues concerning the upcoming election year. The new election equipment required by the State of Georgia is much larger than the old system.  The new system requires approximately 3,000 square feet of space for storage and access.  In addition, the new equipment must be charged monthly and requires specific amperage on the electrical circuits. The new State of Georgia rules...

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