Elections & Registration Office

  1. ALL REGISTERED VOTERS CAN EARLY VOTE STARTING APRIL 30TH FOR THE MAY 22ND PRIMARY

    Early voting begins on April 30th at the Ponchie Beck Election Center in Jefferson (441 Gordon St) for the May 22nd Primary Election. Read on...
  2. LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION

    APRIL 24TH IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR THE MAY 22ND PRIMARY. Please make sure your registration is current by calling 706-367-6377. All registration applications MUST be postmarked by April 24th, 2018.
  3. JACKSON COUNTY HAS CONSOLIDATED PRECINCTS

    THE JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION HAS VOTED TO CONSOLIDATE THE CURRENT 16 PRECINCTS DOWN TO 4 PRECINCTS. Read on...
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Mission


 The Mission of the Elections and Voter Registration Office is to register eligible citizens of Jackson County. To promote, preserve, and improve democracy by ensuring that elections are free, impartial, fair, accurate, convenient, and accessible to all voters. We strive to encourage voter participation and to provide excellent customer service to voters, as well as, candidates. We are available to help the public understand and follow all laws, rules, and regulations set by Federal, State, and Local Authorities, as well as, the State Election Board.

Elections and Voter Registration Office

Elections and Voter Registration Building

Responsibilities

This office is responsible for voter registration for Jackson County and all municipalities in the county. In addition, this office is responsible for the following duties:
 
  • Qualifying Candidates seeking election (County, Non Partisan and other Parties as requested)
  • Printing of ballots and programming the Voting Machines
  • Coordinating Vote Centers and making sure locations are ADA compliant
  • Training and Placement of Poll Officials
  • Preparing Supplies and Equipment used at Vote Centers
  • Consolidating of Election Results
  • Maintenance and Logic & Accuracy Testing of all Election Equipment
  • Act as a Filing Officer for all Elected Officials and Candidates
  • Conduct all Elections (Federal, State, County, and Municipalities)
  • Redistricting

The Jackson County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office attends to the day-to day registration and updating of files for Jackson County voters. On even-numbered years the office prepares for local, state, and federal elections. On odd-numbered years the office conducts elections for the county's nine municipalities and special elections, as needed.

     Board meeting minutes are available by request at the Elections and Voter Registration Office.