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Spalding County Elections & Voter Registration

2024 Election Calendar

PRESS RELEASES AND NOTICES

NOTICE TO PUBLIC / RISK LIMITING AUDIT
Polling Precinct 9 Union Baptist Church & Precinct 17 Consolidation
Logic & Accuracy Testing for March 12, 2024 Election
Qualifying Information for the May 21, 2024
Precinct 16 Polling Location Gary Reid Fire Station Relocation

Contact Our Office:
Phone: (770) 467-4245
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1087 Griffin, GA 30224
Office Location: 825 Memorial Drive Griffin, GA. 30224


Mission

It is the mission of the Board of Elections and Voter Registration to uphold the integrity of the election and voter registration process in Spalding County. The Board of Elections and Voter Registration is a 5-member board and is responsible for overseeing all Elections for Spalding County, City of Griffin/Orchard Hill. The Board of Elections and Voter Registration is committed to serving all eligible voters.

Elections Supervisor: Kimberly Slaughter
Email: kslaughter@semadanisik.com

Staff


Elections Assistant: Sandra Hardy
Email: shardy@semadanisik.com
Office Assistant: Mary Passmore
Email: mapassmore@semadanisik.com
Office Assistant: Jyonna Miller
Email: jymiller@semadanisik.com
Elections System Coordinator:
Email:
Voter Registration Clerk: Kelly Romero
Email: kromero@semadanisik.com
Spalding County Elections Office
Email: spaldingelections@semadanisik.com


The Board of Elections and Voter Registration

Ben Johnson – Chairman
James Newland – Vice Chairman
Roy McClain – Secretary
James A. O’Brien – Member
Dexter Wimbish – Member

Contact the Elections Board at boer@semadanisik.com

Board of Elections & Voter Registration Live Meetings

To view live-streamed Board of Elections & Voter Registration meetings or recorded meetings, please Click Here or click on the link in the header at the top of the page where it states “Click Here”.

The Board of Elections and Voter Registration Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m.
in the Courthouse Annex Meeting Room 108, 119 E. Solomon Street, Griffin, GA.

January 9th – Regular Monthly Meeting
February 13th – Regular Monthly Meeting
March 18th – Regular Monthly Meeting- Elections Certification 10:00 A.M.
April 09th – Regular Monthly Meeting
May 28th – Regular Monthly Meeting- Elections Certification 10:00 A.M.
June 24th – Regular Monthly Meeting- Elections Certification 10:00 A.M.
July 09th – Regular Monthly Meeting
August 13th – Regular Monthly Meeting
September 10th – Regular Monthly Meeting
October 08th – Regular Monthly Meeting
November 12th – Regular Monthly Meeting- Elections Certification 10:00 A.M.
December 09th – Regular Monthly Meeting- Elections Certification 10:00 A.M.

January 10th – Regular Monthly Meeting
February 14th – Regular Monthly Meeting
February 14th Board of Elections and Voter Registration meeting will be rescheduled for February 7, 2023, at 5:00 pm
March 14th – Regular Monthly Meeting
April 11th – Regular Monthly Meeting
May 9th – Regular Monthly Meeting
June 13th – Regular Monthly Meeting
July 11th – Regular Monthly Meeting
August 8th – Regular Monthly Meeting
September 12th – Regular Monthly Meeting
October 10th – Regular Monthly Meeting
November 14th – Regular Monthly Meeting -Rescheduled for election certification at 10:00 a.m.
December 12th – Regular Monthly Meeting

Elections and Voter Registration Information

(RESULTS)

Advanced / (Early Voting)

Location:

Hall of Fame
841 Memorial Drive
Griffin, GA 30223

Dates and Times:
February 19 thru February 24 9:00 a.m. thru 5:00 p.m.
February 26 thru March 02 9:00 a.m. thru 5:00 p.m.
March 04 thru March 08 9:00 a.m. thru 5:00 p.m.

Election Date:
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Deadline for registering to vote to be eligible to vote in the March 12, 2024 Election:
Monday, February 12, 2024

First day the Office of Elections and Voter Registration can begin receiving requests for Absentee ballots for the March 12, 2024 Election: Monday, December 25, 2023

First day the Office of Elections and Voter Registration can begin mailing out Absentee
ballots for the March 12, 2024 Election: Monday, February 12, 2024

Last day to submit an application for an Absentee ballot for the March 12, 2024 Election:
Friday, March 1, 2024

For additional information, please contact Spalding County Elections and Voter Registration
Board of Elections and Voter Registration

IMPORTANT DATES
March 12, 2024 Presidential Preference Primary Election
Office at 770-467-4245 – Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

POLLING PROCEDURES/GUIDELINES

if you wait until Election Day to vote, you must go to your assigned polling place. To find your Election Day voting location, visit MY VOTER PAGE and enter the requested information. Your assigned polling place will be listed.

Click Here for a list of the 17 Precincts which are open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm on Election Day only. 

Acceptable forms of identification as indicated in O.C.G.A 21-2-417:

  • Current or expired GA driver’s license or GA identification card
  • Valid military photo identification card
  • A valid photo identification card issued by any branch of government
  • Valid employee photo identification card issued by any branch of government
  • Valid U.S. passport
  • Valid tribal photo ID card

CELL PHONES ARE PROHIBITED ONCE IN THE VOTING AREA as indicated in O.C.G.A 21-4-414.

No campaigning within 150 feet of any polling location or within 25 feet of anyone in line to cast a ballot at a polling location.  Please note hats, shirts, buttons, stickers, etc. ARE considered campaign materials and NOT ALLOWED, as indicated in O.C.G.A 21-2-41- (A) (1-3).

If a voter believes they have the incorrect ballot or that the machine is not functioning properly, they should report such to a poll worker BEFORE touching “Cast Ballot”.  Once “Cast Ballot” has been touched (even in the event of an accident) the ballot is officially cast and CANNOT be reversed AND/OR CANNOT receive another ballot.

Voters with visual impairments may access the magnifying feature on each voting machine.  Additionally, each polling location will have one voting machine equipped with a keyboard/headphones for those with a visual impairment to vote without assistance.

Voters 75 years and older or physically Disabled and require assistance may come to the front of the line from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The voter and the person assisting them must sign the voter certificate.

PROVISIONAL BALLOTS

If a person presents himself or herself at a polling place, absentee polling place, or registation office for the purpose of casting a ballot in a primary or election believing that he or she has timely registered to vote in such primary or election and the person’s name does not appear on the list of registered electors, the person shall be entitled to cast a provisional ballot in the election. (O.C.G.A. § 21-2-418).

PHOTO ID

Georgia law requires that any voter casting a ballot in person during the advance voting period or on Election Day provide a photo ID. A list of acceptable photo IDs for voting purposes in Georgia can be found on the website of the Georgia Secretary of State at http://sos.ga.gov.   If you do not have one of the required State Photo IDs, you may be able to obtain a free Voter Identification Card (VIC). For more information, please phone 770-467-4245.

HOW TO FIND SAMPLE BALLOTS?

You can view and print your sample ballot by going to MY VOTER PAGE and entering the requested information. Or a sample ballot can be picked up at our office.

POLLWORKER INFO

If you are interested in becoming a poll worker please fill out the Poll Workers Application.   Return it to the Elections office at 825 Memorial Dr. or fax it at 770-467-4278.   

Voter Registration Information

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be a resident of Spalding County
  • Must be at least 17 ½ years old (must be 18 by the next election)
  • Cannot be serving a sentence for a felony conviction
  • Must not have been adjudicated mentally incompetent
  • Office of Elections & Voter Registration – 825 Memorial Dr. Griffin, GA 30223
  • Register to vote when you get your driver’s license at the Department of Drivers Services.
  • Register to vote on MY VOTER PAGE.
  • Download and complete a Registration Form and mail to:
    Voter Registration
    P.O. Box 1087
    Griffin, GA 30224
  • Complete a change form at our office located at 825 Memorial Dr.  Griffin, GA 30223
  • Change when you get your driver’s license at the Department of Drivers Services
  • Make changes on MY VOTER PAGE.
  • Download and complete a Registration Form and mail to:
    Voter Registration
    P.O. Box 1087
    Griffin, GA 3022

Confirm whether or not you are registered to vote in Spalding County
Go to MY VOTER PAGE and enter the requested information. Your current information will be listed. 


Voter Registration Drives

Registration Drives are coordinated with the Spalding County Office of Elections and Registration.
The training will be held (by appointment only) after submitting a Voter Registration Drive Training
Request form, Voter Registration Drive Training Request Form, to the Spalding County Office of Elections
& Voter Registration, 825 Memorial Dr., Griffin, GA 30223.
Training request forms should be submitted at least 5 working days before the next earliest training
date. Training classes are on a first come first served basis.
For more information, please contact Sandy Hardy, Voter Registration Coordinator, at 770-467-4245 or via
email, shardy@semadanisik.com.

Absentee Information

Absentee Ballot Application

Absentee Ballot applications are available online at www.mvp.sos.ga.gov , by clicking the link above, or obtained at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 825 Memorial Drive, Griffin, GA 30223.

ALL information MUST match the information on the voter’s registration record.

If an exception is applicable to the voter, said an exception should be indicated on the application.

However, voters do not need to provide a reason to request an Absentee Ballot.

The deadline for the March 12, 2024, Presidential Preference Primary Election is March 1, 2024, by 5:00 p.m.

Absentee Ballot applications can be returned in the following manners:

(Notice- For Your Protection)

In-person at: 825 Memorial Drive; Griffin, GA 30223

Mailed to: PO box 1087; Griffin, GA 30224

Email at: spaldingelections@semadanisik.com

  1. In-Person- Election and Voter Registration Office- 825 Memorial Drive Griffin, Ga. 30223
  2. Mail in -P.O. Box 1087 Griffin, GA 30224
  3. Drop Box- Available during Advance (Early) Voting – 825 Memorial Drive Griffin, Ga. 30223


Elected Official Information

Spalding County, GA