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P.O. Box 427
1191 Franklin Parkway
Franklin, GA 30217

Phone: (706) 675-3907
Fax: (706) 675-6059
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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
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Franklin, GA 30217
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The Heard County Board of Elections and Registration will hold their next meeting Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the
Heard Health Center (1191 Franklin Parkway Franklin, GA 30217).
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.
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Notice of Changes in Polling Places
NOTICE:

The polling place for the Centralhatchee Voting Precinct has been changed to:

Centralhatchee City Hall and Community Center
Ground Floor
715 Centralhatchee Parkway
Franklin, Ga 30217

All current voters in the precinct will be notified by the issuance of new precinct cards.
NOTICE:

The polling place for Early (Advance) Voting has been changed to:

Elections and Registration Office (located in Heard Health Center)
1191 Franklin Parkway
Franklin, Ga 30217

Early (Advance) Voting will be held here until the renovation of the Heard County Courthouse is complete.
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Qualifying for Election in 2018
The Board of Commissioners have set the following qualifying fees for those offices up for election in 2018:
Qualifying will take place during the following times (office closed for lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM):
Qualifying for Board of Education Member will take place at the Elections and Registration Office (Heard Health Center - 1191 Franklin Parkway).

Until further notice, Democratic candidates for District County Commissioner will qualify for the General Primary in the Elections and Registration Office.

Republican candidates for District County Commissioner will qualify for the General Primary with the Heard County Republican Party. Qualifying will take place at the Heard Health Center (1191 Franklin Parkway).

If you wish to qualify for District County Commissioner and run as an independent, there is a petition requirement that must be met. The required number of signatures is 5% of the number of active voters eligible at the last General Election for that office. Nomination petitions are due July 10 at 12:00 PM. Contact the Elections and Registration Office if you are considering qualifying as an independent candidate.

The qualifying fee may be paid by personal check, cashierís check, money order or cash (exact amount only - change will not be issued). For Republican Candidates for District Commissioner, checks should be made payable to the Republican Party of Heard County. For Democratic or Independent Candidates for District Commissioner and candidates for School Board Member, checks should be made payable to Heard County.

If you wish to qualify as a pauper in lieu of paying a qualifying fee, you must submit a pauperís affidavit when you qualify for office. Also required is a pauperís petition signed by at least the required number of registered voters. This petition must also be submitted at the time you qualify. The number of required signatures depends on the office sought, and is equal to 1% of the number of active registered voters eligible to vote for the office at the last general election. You may now collect your signatures if you need to qualify in this way. Contact the Elections and Registration Office for more information.
County Commissioner, District 2 $120.00
County Commissioner, District 4 $120.00
County Commissioner, District 5 $120.00
Board of Education Member, District 1 $72.00
Board of Education Member, District 3 $72.00
Board of Education Member, District 5 $72.00
March 5, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
March 6, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
March 7, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
March 8, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
March 9, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM