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Elections and Registration:

The Board of Elections & 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 for four year terms. An Elections Supervisor, 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. In addition, this office also conducts city elections for Auburn, Bethlehem, Carl, and Winder on a contractual basis whereby each city pays for the cost of their city elections. For FY2017, three elections are scheduled to occur; the November General Election, a possible December State run-off and a possible January election for Federal runoff. There will also be a special election in conjunction with the November General for Commission District 5 and a county-wide SPLOST.

Our office is located on the ground floor (former tag office). The ONLY entrance is on the left side of building, ground floor. ALL other entrances are secured by the Sheriff’s Office and you will be unable to enter the building from any other point.

Absentee Voting: Anyone may request an Absentee Ballot and for any reason. Please contact our office for an Absentee Ballot Application or you may print one from the options on the right side of the page. You may return the completed application by mail to: 233 E. Broad St. Winder, GA 30680, fax (770) 307-1054 or email: evote@barrowga.org .

There is NO voting the Monday before each election day. You must vote at your assigned polling location on election day.

Location:
Administration Annex
233 East Broad Street
Winder, GA 30680

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

Contact:
Monica Franklin
Elections Supervisor
770-307-3110

Department Stats:
Full-Time Employees: 2
FY 2017 Budget: $185,696