Elections & Registration Office
City of Pendergrass September 19th, 2023 Special Election- Daily Totals
UOCAVA, Absentee, Provisional, & Election Day Daily Totals
Election Day Required Reporting Numbers
Election Day Votes Cast: 76
Provisional Votes Cast: 1
Additional Absentee Votes Cast: 0
MissionThe 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.
ResponsibilitiesThis 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)
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 Notice- November 7, 2023 Municipal General & Special Elections
COUNTY OF JACKSON
ABSENTEE IN PERSON VOTING PUBLIC NOTICE
To be published in the legal organ of the county. SB 202 Section 28
Notice is hereby given that advanced voting shall take place for the November 7th, 2023 Municipal General and Special Elections for the Cities of Braselton, Commerce, Hoschton, Jefferson, Maysville, Nicholson, and Pendergrass at the Election Center location at 441 Gordon St, Jefferson, Georgia 30549 on the following days and times.
MONDAY- SATURDAY October 16th- October 21st, from 9AM until 5PM
MONDAY-SATURDAY October 23rd- October 28th, from 9AM until 5PM
MONDAY-FRIDAY October 30th – November 3rd, from 9AM until 5PM
Braselton and Commerce satellites will NOT be available for the MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.
All early voting will end on November 3rd at 5PM.
A Drop Box will be available for absentee ballots at the Election Center (located inside) ONLY during all early voting hours as per SB 202, and will close on November 3rd at 5PM. Ballots may be dropped off until 7PM on November 7th, 2023 to the election staff located at 441 Gordon Street in Jefferson, absentee ballots will not be received at the polling location on Election Day.
Absentee Ballot Applications may be submitted for the November 7th Municipal General and Special Elections until October 27th, 2023.
Election and Voter Registration Director
Board Meeting Notices
September Board Meeting
The Jackson County Board of Elections and Registration will hold a meeting on Friday, September 22nd at 5:00PM at the Election Center, located at 441 Gordon St, Jefferson GA 30549. Meeting is open to the public. For more information 706-367-6377
October Board Meeting
The Jackson County Board of Elections and Registration will hold a meeting on Friday, October 13th at 9AM at the Election Center, located at 441 Gordon St, Jefferson GA 30549. Meeting is open to the public. For more information 706-367-6377
November Board Meeting & Provisional Hearing & Certification
The Jackson County Board of Elections and Registration will hold a Provisional Hearing and Certification on Monday, November 13th at 5:00PM at the Election Center, located at 441 Gordon St, Jefferson GA 30549. Meeting is open to the public. For more information 706-367-6377
December Board Meeting
The Jackson County Board of Elections and Registration will hold a meeting on Friday, December 8th at 5:00PM at the 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
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.
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