Heard County Georgia
Official Government Website
Heard County
Administration Building

201 Park Avenue
Franklin, GA 30217
(706) 675-3821 (TTY 711)
Heard County
Court & Voter Services

215 East Court Square
Franklin, GA 30217
(706) 675-7560 (TTY 711)

Hours of Operation
Heard County Board of Elections
and Registration

Physical Address
215 E Court Square
Franklin, GA 30217

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 427
Franklin, GA 30217

Phone: (706) 675-3907 (TTY 711)
Toll Free: 1-844-369-9589
Fax: (706) 675-2134
Email: tadams@heardcountyga.com
Contact Information
MONDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
TUESDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
WEDNESDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
THURSDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
FRIDAY 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
SATURDAY CLOSED
SUNDAY CLOSED
CLOSED FOR LUNCH
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The next meeting of the Heard County Board of Elections and Registration is scheduled for Friday, December 9, 2022 at 5:00 PM.
Next Board Meeting
Next Board Meeting

STAFF

Election Supervisor
Tonnie Adams
Board of Elections & Registration
Purpose
The Heard County Board of Elections and Registration functions as the Election Superintendent of Heard County. The Board also functions as the voter registration authority and is in charge of conducting absentee voting for all elections on the county, state and federal level.

In addition, the Board provides the municipalities of Heard County with a voter list for all municipal elections.

The Heard County Board of Elections and Registration has entered into an agreement with the City of Franklin, City of Ephesus, and the Town of Centralhatchee to conduct their elections. The respective cities are responsible for qualifying candidates and maintaining required ethics paperwork. The Board conducts absentee voting, hires Election Day poll workers, posts required election notices, and certifies the election.
Latest News & Updates
NEW COUNTY BOARD DISTRICT BOUNDARIES:
Click below for information on the new School Board and Commissioner District lines:
Click here to register to vote or check your current
registration status using the Secretary of State's
On-Line Voter Registration System (OLVR)
ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION
The last day you may apply for an absentee ballot by mail is November 28, 2022 unless the voter is confined to a hospital.
Click here to download an absentee ballot application.
The application must be filled out in its entirety. If you are assisting a voter in applying for a ballot, the back of the form must also be filled out. Failure to do so will delay the issuance of the ballot. 

For more information on the changes to applying for an absentee ballot, click here.

The application must be printed out and signed. Your application may be emailed to tadams@heardcountyga.com, faxed to 706-675-2134, or mailed to:
Absentee Ballot Report for the December 6, General Election Runoff:
Number of Absentee by Mail Ballots Issued:     349             
Number of Absentee by Mail Ballots Returned and Accepted:  221
Number of Absentee by Mail Ballots Returned and Rejected: 0
Number of Absentee by Mail Ballots Canceled:   3
Number of Absentee in Person Ballots Cast:   858
Early Voting for the December 6, 2022 U.S. Senate Runoff:
November 28 - December 2 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Due to the pending renovation of Heard County Fire Station #5 located at 365 Joe Stephens Road, the Heard County Board of Elections and Registration has temporarily moved the Enon Grove Precinct Polling Site to the following:

The Chapel at Franklin
357 Joe Stephens Rd
Franklin, GA 30217
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CHANGE OF ENON GROVE POLLING SITE
Heard County Board of Elections and Registration
PO Box 427
Franklin, GA 30217
PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO PROCESS ABSENTEE BALLOTS EARLY
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-386(a)(2) and State Election Board Rule 183-1-14-.14, this is to notify the citizens of Heard County that the Heard County Board of Elections and Registration will begin the processing of absentee ballots cast in the December 6, 2022 General Election Runoff at 10:00 AM on December 5, 2022. Any ballots received after that point will be processed December 6, 2022 beginning at 4:00 PM. Said processing shall be open to the view of the public and will take place in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Heard County Courthouse (215 E Court Square Franklin, GA 30217).
NOTICE OF COMPUTATION AND CANVASSING OF ELECTION RETURNS
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 21-2-492, notice is hereby given that the computation and canvassing of the returns of votes cast in the December 6, 2022 General Election Runoff will take place in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Heard County Courthouse (215 E Court Square Franklin, GA 30217).

Charles Tonnie Adams
Election Supervisor
NOTICE OF AUDIT OF ELECTION RESULTS
The Heard County Board of Elections and Registration will conduct a risk limiting audit of the results of the December 6, 2022 General Election Runoff beginning Wednesday December 14, 2022 at 8:30 AM. This risk limiting audit will continue daily during regular office hours until completed. The audit will be conducted in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Courthouse. Interested members of the public may be present to observe the audit but shall not hinder the conduct of the audit or interfere with the duties of Election Officials.
December 6 Senate Runoff Information:
The Elections Office is preparing for the December 6, 2022 General Election Runoff for US Senate. This article will provide very important information about the Runoff, absentee ballots, and Early Voting.

If you registered to vote or submitted a change of name or address on or before November 7, 2022, your information will be updated by the Elections Office, and you will be eligible to vote in the Runoff.

If you are not sure of your registration status, you may visit the Secretary of State’s MY Voter Page at https://mvp.sos.ga.gov/s/

Absentee ballot applications for the Runoff are being accepted at this time. If you received a ballot for the General Election AND are over the age of 65 or disabled, you will automatically be sent a ballot for the Runoff. The Elections Office will mail these out as soon as they are available.

If you do not qualify for the absentee rollover list, you must submit another absentee ballot request to receive a ballot for the Runoff.

Early Voting will be held November 28 until December 2. THERE WILL BE NO SATURDAY VOTING. The hours will be 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM and will take place in the Elections Office at the Courthouse. If you cannot Early Vote, the precincts will be open for Election Day December 6, 2022 from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. If you cannot vote during those periods, please make arrangements to apply for an absentee ballot now.

THE LAST DAY YOU MAY APPLY FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT BY MAIL IS NOVEMBER 28, 2022.

If you have any questions concerning the Runoff, please call the Elections Office at 706-675-3907.
THERE IS NO SATURDAY VOTING FOR THE RUNOFF
SAMPLE BALLOT FOR DECEMBER 6, 2022 GENERAL ELECTION RUNOFF
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