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Elections and Registration:

The Board of Elections & Voter Registration consists of five appointed members. One member is appointed by the Chief Judge of the Superior Court, two members are appointed by the Republican Party, and two members are appointed by the Democratic Party, all are four year terms. A Director of Elections and Voter Registration recommended by the County Manager and appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, oversee the day-to-day operations of the department. This office is responsible for conducting county elections, registration of voters, maintaining the list of registered voters, issuing absentee ballots, disseminating information to the public and keeping abreast of all state laws pertaining to elections and voter registration. The Director acts as the ethics filing officer for all local elected officials. In addition, this office also conducts city elections for Auburn, Bethlehem, Carl, Statham and Winder on a contractual basis whereby each city pays for the cost of their city elections. For FY2020, three elections are scheduled to occur; the Municipal Elections in November 2019, Presidential Preference Primary in early 2020, General Primary Election in May 2020.

Barrow County Official Absentee Ballot Drop Box has been installed at 233 E. Broad Street Winder, GA 30680 for our voter’s convenience and safety. Please refer to the notice on the box for rules and restrictions.

Administration Annex
233 East Broad Street
Winder, GA 30680

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Monica Franklin
Director of Elections and Voter Registration

Department Stats:
Full-Time Employees: 2
FY 2020 Budget: $255,695