About the Board of Elections  

The Board of Elections of Chatham County functions as the superintendent of elections and conducts primaries and elections in accordance with State law. The Board performs all services and functions necessary to support the election process. The Board establishes boundaries for voting precincts, secures facilities to serve as polling locations for these precincts, recruits, selects, hires, trains and assigns personnel to serve as poll officials. The board also conducts qualification for candidates, develops ballots for elections, acquires, maintains, prepares and delivers equipment used to conduct elections, publicizes notices as required by law and maintains elections records.

The members of the board are:

Supervisor: Russell Bridges
Assistant Supervisor: Lynn Trabue

The Board of Elections of Chatham County holds it's regular monthly meeting on the second Monday of every month at 3:30pm.

These meetings are open to the public.

Georgia Photo ID Requirements  

Georgia law (O.C.G.A § 21-2-417) requires Georgia residents to show photo identification when voting in person.

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Upcoming Elections Calendar  

Election Voter Registration Deadline Election Date
Special Election February 18, 2014 March 18, 2014
Special Election Runoff Date February 18, 2014 April 15, 2014
Primary Election April 21, 2014 May 20, 2014
Primary Runoff Date April 21, 2014 July 22, 2014
General Election October 6, 2014 November 4, 2014
State and Local General Runoff Date October 6, 2014 December 2, 2014
Federal General Runoff Date October 6, 2014 January 6, 2015

You may sign up to vote at any time, but you must register by the established registration deadline prior to an election if you wish to vote on election day.

If you are not already signed up to vote, please register today!

Elections News
Board of Elections Chair

The Board of Elections of Chatham County is accepting applications for the position of Board of Elections Chair.

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