Elections & Registration Office

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Mission


 The Mission of the Elections and Voter Registration Office is to register eligible citizens of Jackson County. To promote, preserve, and improve democracy by ensuring that elections are free, impartial, fair, accurate, convenient, and accessible to all voters. We strive to encourage voter participation and to provide excellent customer service to voters, as well as, candidates. We are available to help the public understand and follow all laws, rules, and regulations set by Federal, State, and Local Authorities, as well as, the State Election Board.

Elections and Voter Registration Office

Elections and Voter Registration Building

Responsibilities

This office is responsible for voter registration for Jackson County and all municipalities in the county. In addition, this office is responsible for the following duties:
 
  • Qualifying Candidates seeking election (County, Non Partisan and other Parties as requested)
  • Printing of ballots and programming the Voting Machines
  • Coordinating Vote Centers and making sure locations are ADA compliant
  • Training and Placement of Poll Officials
  • Preparing Supplies and Equipment used at Vote Centers
  • Consolidating of Election Results
  • Maintenance and Logic & Accuracy Testing of all Election Equipment
  • Act as a Filing Officer for all Elected Officials and Candidates
  • Conduct all Elections (Federal, State, County, and Municipalities)
  • Redistricting

The Jackson County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office attends to the day-to day registration and updating of files for Jackson County voters. On even-numbered years the office prepares for local, state, and federal elections. On odd-numbered years the office conducts elections for the county's nine municipalities and special elections, as needed.

Jackson County Board of Elections and Registration Bylaws


Election Notices


 June Board Meeting

 The Jackson County Board of Elections and Registration will hold the monthly board meeting on Friday, June 18th at 9AM at the Ponchie Beck Election Center, located at  441 Gordon St, Jefferson GA 30549. Meeting is open to the public. For more information 706-367-6377

July Board Meeting

The Jackson County Board of Elections and Registration will hold the monthly board meeting on Friday, July 9th at 9AM at the Ponchie Beck Election Center, located at  441 Gordon St, Jefferson GA 30549. Meeting is open to the public. For more information 706-367-6377

 

Absentee Official Ballot Drop Box

Ballot Box 2020

The ballot box is currently CLOSED.  Due to SB 202 the Ballot Drop Box will be relocated  INSIDE the building and will ONLY be available during early voting days/hours.  

Location: 

1.  Election Office, 441 Gordon Street in Jefferson (LOCATED INSIDE and ONLY AVAILBLE DURING EARLY VOTINGS DAYS/HOURS

Notice to Voters for use of the Official Ballot Drop Box located at 441 Gordon St,  in Jefferson

Drop Box Notice 2020