Elections & Registration
KEY ELECTION DATES
Voter Registration Deadline
Advance Voting Period
Special Election Date
October 4, 2021
October 12, 2021 -October 29, 2021
October 16, 2021 - October 23, 2021
November 2, 2021
The last day to request an absentee ballot by mail for the upcoming
November 2, 2021 Election is: October 22, 2021.
Any applications for an absentee ballot by mail
received after this date will be rejected.
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF OCONEE
LOGIC AND ACCURACY TESTING PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the logic and accuracy testing and preparation of voting equipment to be used in the November 2, 2021 TSPLOST Election, City of Watkinsville Election, and Town of North High Shoals Election will begin Monday, September 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Testing will continue from day to day until complete and members of the public are entitled to be present during testing. Said testing and preparation will be conducted at 10 Court Street, Watkinsville, GA 30677 and 1291 Greensboro Highway, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
advance voting information
Election: NOVEMBER 2, 2021 GENERAL/SPECIAL ELECTION
Poll Place Name: CIVIC CENTER - ADVANCE VOTING
Address: 2661 HOG MOUNTAIN ROAD
WATKINSVILLE, GA 30677
10/12/2021 - 10/15/2021 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
10/16/2021 - 10/16/2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
10/18/2021 - 10/22/2021 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
10/23/2021 - 10/23/2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
10/25/2021 - 10/29/2021 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
ABSENTEE BY MAIL
You may request an absentee ballot by filling out an Absentee Ballot Application. Please read the application carefully and complete all required sections.
Voters can submit an absentee ballot application no earlier than 78 days or less than 11 days prior to the date of the primary or election, or runoff. • To be timely received, an application for an absentee-by-mail ballot must be received by the board of registrars or absentee ballot clerk no later than 11 days prior to the primary, election, or runoff.
You may submit the paper application after you print, fill out and sign it either via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax to 706-310-3486, or by mail to P O Box 958 Watkinsville, GA 30677. Once your ballot is mailed to you, you may return directly to our office at 10 Court Street Watkinsville, GA 30677 by handing to an employee. You may also place inside the absentee ballot drop box inside of our office during the times for Advance Voting or you can return by USPS to P O Box 958 Watkinsville, GA 30677 by 7 p.m. on Election Day
To check your Absentee Ballot Status, you may go to My Voter Page and put in your first initial, last name, county and date of birth to view your absentee ballot application or ballot status. Once you click "Click here for Absentee Ballot Status", you will see a screen with the date the application was received, the date the ballot issued and the date the ballot was received.
BOARD OF ELECTIONS - BOARD MEETINGS
The next regular scheduled Board Meeting will be held on
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
**All of our meetings will be livestreamed on Facebook Live at our Facebook page:
CHECK PROVISIONAL BALLOT STATUS
You can check the status of your ballot on the Secretary of State’s website: https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do or by contacting the Oconee County Board of Elections and Registration at (706)769-3958, using the information on your receipt.
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.