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.
 
DECEMBER 4, 2018 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 December 4, 2018 Special Republican Party Primary Election. This includes those voters who were mis-assigned to House District 10 but who live in House District 28.  
 
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:
 
Early Voting –Nov. 13, 2018 –Nov. 30, 2018, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Elections & Registration Office 
555 Monroe Street (basement)
Clarkesville, Ga 30523
706-839-0170
 
NOTE: County Offices will be CLOSED Nov. 22-23, 2018
              For the Thanksgiving Holiday
 
Saturday Voting –Nov. 17, 2018, 9 am – 4 pm
 
Advance Voting Week –Nov. 26, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2018, 8 am–7 pm
                                              
 
Habersham North Precinct
Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center
120 Paul Franklin Road, Toccoa Hwy
Clarkesville, Ga 30523
706-839-0234
 
Habersham South Precinct 
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
 
December 4, 2018, 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
 
SAMPLE BALLOT
 
VIEW MAP
 
 For questions, additional information, or to see if you are eligible to vote in the 
December 4, 2018 Special Republican Primary Election, 
call (706) 839-0170 Or visit https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do 
 
 

DECEMBER 4, 2018 GENERAL RUNOFF ELECTION

ABSENTEE VOTING LOCATION, DATES & TIMES:

Elections & Registration Office –                     

Absentee Ballots -Available ASAP

555 Monroe Street (basement)

Clarkesville, Ga 30523

706-839-0170

 

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS, DATES & TIMES:

Elections & Registration Office –                     

Early Voting – Nov. 26, 2018 –Nov. 30, 2018, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

555 Monroe Street (basement)                       

Clarkesville, Ga 30523                                       

706-839-0170                                                                     

 

Habersham North Precinct –                           

Saturday Voting – NO SATURDAY VOTING

Advance Voting Week –Nov. 26, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2018, 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 – NO SATURDAY VOTING

Advance Voting Week – Nov. 26, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2018, 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 OCTOBER 9, 2018

ELECTION DAY VOTING –      December 4, 2018, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm 

Habersham North Precinct (City of Clarkesville Precinct)          

Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center                                                          

120 Paul Franklin Road, Toccoa Hwy                                                                             

Clarkesville, Ga 30523                                                                      

 

Demorest Precinct (City of Demorest Precinct)

125 Ivy Street

Demorest, Ga 30535

 

Habersham South Precinct (City of Cornelia Precinct) 

First Baptist Church of Cornelia                                                        

325 Oak Street (banquet hall/gym)                                                

Cornelia, Ga. 30531                                                                           

 

Mud Creek Precinct (Town of Alto Precinct)

B. G. Grant Baptist Church

1405 B. C. Grant Rd (fellowship hall)

Alto, Ga 30510

 

Amy’s Creek Precinct                                                                                         

Amy’s Creek Fire Department                                                                          

6357 State Hwy. 17

Clarkesville, Ga. 30523      

                               

City of Baldwin Precinct (CITY VOTERS ONLY)                              

City Hall, (Old Habersham Bank)                                                     

186 Highway 441 By-Pass                                                                 

Baldwin, Ga 30511                                                                             

 

Town of Mount Airy (CITY VOTERS ONLY)

City Hall, Old Schoolhouse

1231 Dicks Hill Parkway

Mount Airy, Ga 30563

SAMPLE BALLOT

 

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

December 4, 2018 General Runoff Election,

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