About Us


 The mission of the Elections and Registration Office is to register citizens of Oconee County to vote, to ensure that elections are free, impartial, fair, accurate, convenient and accessible to all voters, to encourage voter participation, to provide excellent customer service to voters, candidates and the media, and to help the public understand and follow all laws, rules and regulations set by Federal, State and Local Laws, as well as the State Election Board.


 In addition to planning, organizing and conducting all county elections, the Oconee County Board of Elections and Registrations Office is responsible for recording the voter registrations of Oconee County citizens and verifying the legality of each voter. The Elections office is accountable for the accuracy and validity of elections and for abiding by all federal and state election codes. 

Board of Elections & Registration

Regular Meetings

  • First Tuesday of month at 5:00 p.m.
  • Board of Elections Office, 10 Court Street, Watkinsville

Members (4-year terms)

  • Jay Hanley, Chair                           Term Expires 12/31/2026
  • Ken Davis, (D)                                Term Expires 12/31/2026
  • Doug Hammond                             Term Expires 12/31/2025
  • Shami Jones                                   Term Expires 12/31/2025
  • Kirk Shook, (R)                               Term Expires 12/31/2026

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact the Board of Elections office at (706) 769-3958.