Board of Elections and Registration

The Habersham County Board of Elections and Registration is responsible for conducting fair and impartial elections and registering local residents to vote. Elections and registration are conducted in accordance with the Georgia Election Code, U.S. Justice Department Regulations, State Election Board Rules, and Federal and Local Laws.

The members are appointed as follows:  two appointments from the Habersham County Democratic Party, two appointments from the Habersham County Republican Party, and one appointment from a committee formed by the Board of Commissioners.  Each member serves a four-year term.

The Board of Elections is an advisory board which assists with department-related decision making on elections, events and other important items with regards to elections and registration. The Board functions as the superintendent of elections and conducts primaries and elections in accordance with state law. The Board performs all services and functions necessary to support the election process.

The Board of Elections and Registration meets the third Thursday of the each month at 4 p.m. at the Habersham County Administrative Building, 555 Monroe Street, Clarkesville.

The Board establishes boundaries for voting precincts; secures facilities to serve as polling locations for these precincts; and recruits, selects, hires, trains and assigns personnel to serve as poll officials. The Board also conducts qualification for candidates; develops ballots for elections; acquires, maintains, prepares and delivers equipment used to conduct elections; publicizes notices as required by law; and maintains elections records.

The primary goal of the board members is to:

  • Ensure fairness and integrity of all elections in Habersham County
  • To maintain accurate and efficient voter records
  • Continue to promote voter education, quality service to the public, and perform all federal, state, county and municipal elections in accordance with the Georgia Election Code, State Election Board rules, and federal regulations.

 

APRIL 9, 2019 SPECIAL REPUBLICAN PRIMARY ELECTION-HD 28 RACE

 

ONLY voters that live within House District 28, who were registered to vote by the deadline of April 24, 2018 and eligible to vote in the May 22, 2018 General Primary and who did not vote OR voted Republican OR Nonpartisan, are eligible to vote in the April 9, 2019 Special Republican HD 28 Primary Election. This includes those voters who were mis-assigned to House District 10 but who live in House District 28.  If you moved out of House District 28 OR if you move into House District after May 22, 2018, you are NOT eligible to vote in the April 9, 2019 Special Republican HD 28 Primary Election.  

 

ABSENTEE VOTING LOCATION, DATES & TIMES:

 

Elections & Registration Office – Absentee Ballots -Available Now

555 Monroe Street (basement)

Clarkesville, Ga 30523

706-839-0170

 

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS, DATES & TIMES:

 

Elections & Registration Office –                     

Early Voting – Mar. 18, 2019 –Apr. 5, 2019, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

555 Monroe Street (basement)                       

Clarkesville, Ga 30523                                       

706-839-0170                                                                     

 

Habersham North Precinct –                           

Saturday Voting – March 30, 2019, 9 am – 4 pm

Advance Voting Week –Apr. 1, 2019 – Apr. 5, 2019, 8 am–7 pm

 

Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center                         

120 Paul Franklin Road, Toccoa Hwy

Clarkesville, Ga 30523

706-839-0234

 

Habersham South Precinct –                            

Saturday Voting – March 30, 2019, 9 am – 4 pm

Advance Voting Week – Apr. 1, 2019 – Apr. 5, 2019, 8 am–7 pm

 

First Baptist Church of Cornelia                        

325 Oak Street (banquet hall/gym)

Cornelia, Ga. 30531

706-778-4412

 

DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE WAS APRIL 24, 2018

ELECTION DAY VOTING April 9, 2019, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm 

 

Habersham North Precinct                                                                               

Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center                                                                         

120 Paul Franklin Road, Toccoa Hwy                                                                                                                               

Clarkesville, Ga 30523                                                                       

 

Habersham South Precinct               

First Baptist Church of Cornelia                                                                        

325 Oak Street (banquet hall/gym)                                                                                                 

Cornelia, Ga. 30531                                                                            

               

Town of Mount Airy (CITY VOTERS ONLY)                                     

City Hall, Old Schoolhouse                                                                                                

1231 Dicks Hill Parkway

Mount Airy, Ga 30563

 

 For questions, additional information, or to see if you are eligible to vote in the

April 9, 2019 Special Republican HD 28 Primary Election,

call (706) 839-0170 Or visit https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do