December 18, 2018

Voter Registration Deadline for the General Primary

(Franklin, GA) — The Registration Deadline for the General Primary is Tuesday April 26, 2016.

This is the last day you can register to vote in the General Primary to be held May 24, 2016 and the Primary Runoff to be held July 26, 2016. This is also the last day for name and address changes.

Absentee ballots for the General Primary are now available. If a voter is disabled or living temporarily outside of the county (such as college students or traveling workers), a relative may apply for an absentee ballot for them.

Contact the Voter Registration Office for more information. The last day you may apply for an absentee ballot is May 20, 2016.

Early Voting will take place in the Voter Registration Office (Room #14 of the Courthouse) (Dates and times are as follows):

early_votingMay 2 – 6    8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

May 9 – 13    8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

May 14    9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

May 16 – 20    8:30 AM – 5:00 PM 

The Board of Registrars website has information regarding the upcoming elections. There is a link to the Secretary of State’s On-Line Voter Registration System.

You can also download a printable application for an absentee ballot. Sample ballots are also available for viewing.

The Board of Registrars website is http://www.heardcountyga.com/voterReg.html.

For more information regarding the upcoming election, contact the Election Superintendent at 706-675-3353 or the Voter Registration Office at 706-675-3907.

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