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
Next Board Meeting
Next Board Meeting

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 using the Secretary of State's
On-Line Voter Registration System (OLVR)
ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION
Click here to download an absentee ballot application.

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
ABSENTEE BALLOT REPORT
Number of Absentee by Mail Ballots Issued:    0          
Number of Absentee by Mail Ballots Returned and Accepted:  0
Number of Absentee by Mail Ballots Returned and Rejected: 0
Number of Absentee by Mail Ballots Canceled:   0
Number of Absentee in Person Ballots Cast:   0
Click here to check your voter registration status using the
Secretary of State's My Voter Page
The next regular meeting of the Heard County Board of Elections and Registration has been scheduled for June 21, 2024 at 5:00 PM.
EARLY VOTING FOR THE JUNE 18, 2024 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY RUNOFF
June 8 (Saturday) 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
June 10 - 14 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
The Registration Deadline for the November 5, 2024 General Election is October 7, 2024. This is also the deadline for name and address changes.
Absentee ballot applications for the June 18, 2024 Republican Primary Runoff are being accepted at this time.

The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot for the June 18, 2024 Republican Primary Runoff is June 7, 2024. No absentee ballot by mail application will be accepted after that date unless the voter is confined to a hospital.
REGISTER TO VOTE
All Early Voting will take place in the Elections and Registration Office in the Heard County Courthouse.
SAMPLE BALLOT FOR JUNE 18, 2024 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY RUNOFF
PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO PROCESS ABSENTEE BALLOTS EARLY
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-386(a)(2) and State Election Board Rule 183-1-14-.14, this is to notify the citizens of Heard County that the Heard County Board of Elections and Registration will begin the processing of absentee ballots cast in the June 18, 2024 General Primary Runoff at 2:00 PM on June 17, 2024. Said processing shall be open to the view of the public and will take place in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Heard County Courthouse (215 E Court Square Franklin, GA 30217).
PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO TABULATE ABSENTEE BALLOTS EARLY
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-386(a)(3), this is to notify the citizens of Heard County that the Heard County Board of Elections and Registration will begin the tabulation of absentee ballots cast in the June 18, 2024 General Primary Runoff at 5:00 PM on June 18, 2024. Said tabulation shall take place in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Heard County Courthouse (215 E Court Square Franklin, GA 30217). The process for tabulating absentee ballots prior to 7:00 PM shall be conducted in a manner to maintain the secrecy of all ballots and to protect the disclosure of any balloting information before 7:00 PM on election day.
NOTICE OF COMPUTATION AND CANVASSING OF ELECTION RETURNS
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-492, notice is hereby given that the computation and canvassing of the returns of votes cast in the June 18, 2024 General Primary Runoff will take place in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Heard County Courthouse (215 E Court Square Franklin, GA 30217).
NOTICE OF AUDIT OF ELECTION RESULTS
The Heard County Board of Elections and Registration will conduct a state mandated audit of the results of the June 18, 2024 Republican Primary Runoff beginning Wednesday June 26, 2024 at 8:30 AM. This audit will continue daily during regular office hours until completed. The audit will be conducted in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Courthouse. Interested members of the public may be present to observe the audit but shall not hinder the conduct of the audit or interfere with the duties of Election Officials.
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