Heard County Georgia
Official Government Website
Heard County
Administration Building

201 Park Avenue
Franklin, GA 30217
(706) 675-3821 (TTY 711)
Heard County
Court & Voter Services

215 East Court Square
Franklin, GA 30217
(706) 675-7560 (TTY 711)

Hours of Operation
Heard County Board of Elections
and Registration

Physical Address
215 E Court Square
Franklin, GA 30217

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 427
Franklin, GA 30217

Phone: (706) 675-3907 (TTY 711)
Toll Free: 1-844-369-9589
Fax: (706) 675-2134
Email: tadams@heardcountyga.com
Contact Information
MONDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
TUESDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
WEDNESDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
THURSDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
FRIDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
SATURDAY CLOSED
SUNDAY CLOSED
CLOSED FOR LUNCH
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The next meeting of the Heard County Board of Elections and Registration is scheduled for Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 11:00 AM.
Next Board Meeting
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STAFF

Election Supervisor
Tonnie Adams
Board of Elections & Registration
Purpose
The Heard County Board of Elections and Registration functions as the Election Superintendent of Heard County. The Board also functions as the voter registration authority and is in charge of conducting absentee voting for all elections on the county, state and federal level.

In addition, the Board provides the municipalities of Heard County with a voter list for all municipal elections.

The Heard County Board of Elections and Registration has entered into an agreement with the City of Franklin, City of Ephesus, and the Town of Centralhatchee to conduct their elections. The respective cities are responsible for qualifying candidates and maintaining required ethics paperwork. The Board conducts absentee voting, hires Election Day poll workers, posts required election notices, and certifies the election.
Latest News & Updates
NEW COUNTY BOARD DISTRICT BOUNDARIES:
Click below for information on the new School Board and Commissioner District lines:
Click here to register to vote or check your current
registration status using the Secretary of State's
On-Line Voter Registration System (OLVR)
ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION
Click here to download an absentee ballot application.

The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail for the March 21, 2023 Special Election for Commissioner District 3 is March 10, 2023.

The application must be filled out in its entirety. If you are assisting a voter in applying for a ballot, the back of the form must also be filled out. Failure to do so will delay the issuance of the ballot. 

For more information on the changes to applying for an absentee ballot, click here.

The application must be printed out and signed. Your application may be emailed to tadams@heardcountyga.com, faxed to 706-675-2134, or mailed to:
Due to the pending renovation of Heard County Fire Station #5 located at 365 Joe Stephens Road, the Heard County Board of Elections and Registration has temporarily moved the Enon Grove Precinct Polling Site to the following:

The Chapel at Franklin
357 Joe Stephens Rd
Franklin, GA 30217
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CHANGE OF ENON GROVE POLLING SITE
Heard County Board of Elections and Registration
PO Box 427
Franklin, GA 30217
TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 3

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with GA Laws 1991, Ex. Sess. Pg. 479 and O.C.G.A. 21-2-540, a special election shall be held in District 3 of Heard County, GA to fill the unexpired term of Gwen Caldwell, District 3 Commissioner, deceased.

The special election shall be held in the polling places of District 3 on March 21, 2023. Polls shall be open from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM.

Qualifying for the special election shall begin Wednesday January 25, 2023 at
8:00 AM and end Friday January 27, 2023 at 12:00 PM. Qualifying shall be conducted in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Heard County Courthouse (215 E Court Square Franklin, GA 30217). Qualifying times will be as follows:

January 25 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM  and  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
January 26 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM  and  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
January 27 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The qualifying fee shall be $140.00, payable by check, cashier’s check, money order, or cash (cash must be paid in the exact amount – change will not be issued).

All those desiring to vote in the special election must be registered to vote before close of business February 21, 2023.

Should a Runoff Election be required, such Runoff Election shall be held April 18, 2023.

This the 11’th day of January, 2023.

Heard County Board of Elections and Registration
CALL FOR SPECIAL ELECTION
EARLY VOTING FOR SPECIAL ELECTION
Early Voting for the March 21, 2023 Special Election for Commissioner District 3:

February 27 - March 4
March 6 - 11
March 13 - 17

Hours each day are 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. All Early Voting will take place in the Elections Office on the bottom floor of the Courthouse.
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