Elections and Registration News

Welcome to the official website of the Putnam County Board of Elections and Registration. Please check back often for election and registration news, updates, and additional content. 

Georgia law (O.C.G.A. § 21-2-417) requires Georgia residents to show photo identification when voting in person. For additional information, please click here or call 706.485.8683.

If you have misplaced your precinct card or have not yet received one after registering, you can now access it and print it at home by visiting your My Voter Page on the Secretary of State's website. Voters are not required to show their precinct card at the polls. 

Voters who wish to request an absentee ballot for the November 8, 2016 General Election may begin submitting applications on May 12. Absentee voters who requested a ballot for the General Primary and Nonpartisan Election and marked themselves as either elderly or disabled will automatically receive a ballot for November. 

The next election will be the General Election held on November 8, 2016. Advance voting for that election opens Monday, October 17 at 8:00 am in the Board of Elections and Registration office in the courthouse.