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Franklin, GA 30217
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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
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 scheduled meeting of the Heard County Board of Elections and Registration will be at 5:00 PM on Friday, August 14, 2020.
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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 Town of Centralhatchee and the City of Ephesus 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.
The Secretary of State’s Office has established a secure website and free-access telephone number for provisional ballot voters to access to determine whether their provisional ballots were counted and if not, the reason why.

The website is located HERE.

The free access number is
1-844-537-5375.
Latest News & Updates
CALL FOR SPECIAL ELECTION
TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 2

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 2 of Heard County, GA to fill the unexpired term of Keri Denney, District 2 Commissioner, resigned.

The special election shall be held in the polling places of District 2 in conjunction with the General Primary to be held June 9, 2020. Polls shall be open from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM.

Qualifying for the special election shall begin Monday March 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM and end Friday March 6, 2020 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). The qualifying fee shall be $120.00.

All those desiring to vote in the special election must be registered to vote before close of business May 11, 2020.

Should a Runoff Election be required, such Runoff Election shall be held August 11, 2020.

This the 5’th day of February, 2020.

Heard County Board of
Elections and Registration
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-386(a)(3), and SEB RULE 183-1-14-0.9-.15 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 August 11, 2020 Special Election Runoff at 1:00 PM on August 11, 2020. Said tabulation 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
Heard County Board of Elections and Registration
PO Box 427
Franklin, GA 30217
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION RUNOFF
The registration deadline for the Special Election Runoff is July 13, 2020.

If you have moved to District 2 and wish to vote in the Special Election Runoff, this is the deadline to change your address.
Early Voting for the Special Election Runoff:
Early Voting for the Special Election Runoff will be held as scheduled:
July 20 - 24 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
July 27 - 31 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
August 3 - 7 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Click here to download an absentee ballot application.
The form must be printed out and signed. Your application may be emailed to tadams@heardcountyga.com, faxed to 706-675-2134, or mailed to:
Sample ballot for the District 2 Commissioner Special Election Runoff
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 August 11, 2020 Special Election Runoff will take place in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Heard County Courthouse (215 E Court Square Franklin, GA 30217) on August 12, 2020 beginning at 8:30 AM.

Charles Tonnie Adams
Election Supervisor
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