Notices

BOARD OF ELECTIONS MEETING NOTICE:

The next Board of Elections meeting will be held on Friday, March 15, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. at the 

Oconee County Administrative Building located at 7635 Macon Hwy. Watkinsville, GA 30677.


LOGIC AND ACCURACY TESTING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the logic and accuracy testing and preparation of the voting equipment to be used in the March 12, 2024 Presidential Preference Primary Election will begin at 
10am on January 18, 2024 (or once database has been received from the SOS Office).  
Testing will continue from day to day until completed.  Members of the public are entitled to be present during testing.  The testing will be conducted at 7635 Macon Hwy, Watkinsville, GA  30677.

Please call (706) 769-3958 if you have any questions regarding testing dates/times.

2024 QUALIFYING NOTICE

The Oconee County Democratic Party of Georgia has requested that the Oconee County Election Superintendent serve as its qualifying agent during the upcoming qualifying period for the May 21, 2024 General Primary. Qualifying fees can be paid by exact cash, check made payable to Oconee County Board of Elections or money order, at time of qualifying. 

 The Oconee County Republican Party of Georgia will be serving as their own qualifying agent during the upcoming qualifying period for the May 21, 2024 General Primary. Qualifying fees will be collected and made payable to the Oconee County Republican party at time of qualifying. Qualifying will be held in the North High Shoals Conference room located on the second floor of the Oconee County Administrative Building located at 7635 Macon Hwy, Watkinsville, GA  30677.   Please contact Kathy Hurley with any questions at oconeegopchair@gmail.com

 The Oconee County Election Superintendent will serve as qualifying agent for Independent candidates during the upcoming qualifying period for the May 21, 2024, General Primary. Qualifying fees can be paid by exact cash, check made payable to Oconee County Board of Elections or money order, at time of qualifying.

 The Oconee County Election Superintendent will serve as qualifying agent for Non-Partisan candidates during the upcoming qualifying period for the May 21, 2024, General Primary. Qualifying fees can be paid by exact cash, check made payable to Oconee County Board of Elections or money order, at time of qualifying.

 Qualifying for Democrat, Independent and Non-Partisan candidates will be held in the Board of Elections and Registration Office at 7635 Macon Hwy, Watkinsville, GA.  Qualifying will be Monday, March 4th through Thursday, March 7th from 9 am until 5:00 pm and Friday, March 8th from 9 am until 12 Noon. The General Primary will be held on May 21, 2024 and the General Election will be held on November 5, 2024

2024 QUALIFYING FEES FOR OCONEE COUNTY OFFICES:

Board of Commissioners, Chairman

$3,161.31

Board of Commissioners, Post 1, 4

$755.36

Sheriff, Clerk of Courts, Tax Commissioner, and Probate Judge

$2,512.51

Coroner

$108.00

Board of Education, Post 1, 4, 5

$54.00

 

2024 QUALIFYING FEES FOR CITY OF WATKINSVILLE:

City Council, Post 3, 4, 5

$72.00

For more information on the qualifying process in Oconee County, please contact the elections office at (706) 769-3958 or visit our website at www.oconeecounty.com/elections

 

NOTICE OF INTENT TO PROCESS ABSENTEE BALLOTS EARLY

NOTICE TO VOTERS IN OCONEE COUNTY, GEORGIA

OF INTENT TO PROCESS ABSENTEE BALLOTS

PRIOR TO THE CLOSING OF THE POLLS

FOR THE March 12, 2024

PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY

 

PURSUANT TO O.C.G.A. 21-2-386(a)(2)(A) -- YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT IT IS THE INTENT OF THE OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO BEGIN PROCESSING PAPER ABSENTEE BALLOTS CAST DURING THE 

MARCH 12, 2024 PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY BEGINNING AT: 

 

9:30 AM ON SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2024 UNTIL COMPLETE.   

 

PROCESSING WILL BE CONDUCTED AT: 

THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE LOCATED AT 

7635 MACON HWY, WATKINSVILLE, GA  30677.  

 

THE EARLY PROCESSING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS BEFORE THE CLOSING OF THE POLLS SHALL BE A CONTROLLED PROCESS IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THE SECRECY OF ALL BALLOTS AND TO PROTECT AGAINST THE COLLECTION OR DISCLOSURE OF ANY BALLOTING INFORMATION BEFORE THE CLOSE OF THE POLLS AT 7:00 P.M. ON ELECTION DAY.  FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION YOU MAY CONTACT THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE AT 

706-769-3958.


NOTICE OF EARLY TABULATION OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS CAST

PUBLIC NOTICE:

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-386(a)(3), this is to notify the citizens of Oconee County that the Oconee County Board of Elections and Registration will begin the tabulation of absentee ballots cast in the March 12, 2024 Municipal General/Special Election at 5:30 p.m. on March 12, 2024 in the building of the Oconee County Board of Elections and Registration at 7635 Macon Hwy, Watkinsville, GA 30677.