Elections & Registration

CITY OF WATKINSVILLE SPECIAL ELECTION RESULTS - 06/15/21:

Official and Complete - Election Summary Report

Official and Complete - Statement of Votes Cast

Advance In Person Total Ballots Cast: 296

Advance by Mail Total Ballots Cast: 7

Ballots Cast at Polls on Election Day: 89

Provisional Ballots Cast: 1 (Ballot Rejected - did not provide ID)

 

**As of Friday June 4, 2021 Peter Hall Steckel withdrew as a candidate for the office of Mayor.  All votes cast for the withdrawn candidate shall be void and shall not be counted. O.C.G.A. 21-2-134**

Withdrawn Candidate Notice

 Notice is hereby given that candidate Peter Hall Steckel, a candidate for Mayor, has officially withdrawn from seeking office in the June 15, 2021 Special Election.

As required by the Official Code of Georgia, Title 21, Chapter 2, Section 134(a) (2), “all votes cast for such withdrawn candidate shall be void and shall not be counted.”

ABSENTEE BY MAIL

You may request an absentee ballot by filling out an Absentee Ballot Application

You may submit the paper application after you print and sign it either via email to: absentee@oconee.ga.us, 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 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.

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.

Mission
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.

Responsibilities
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. 

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