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.

Independent and political body candidates have a second qualifying period opening Monday, June 27 at 9:00 am and closing Friday, July 1 at 12:00 noon. For information regarding qualifying please call the Board of Elections and Registration or visit the Independent Candidate or Political Body Candidate qualifying pages

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. 

Countywide official and complete results from the May 24, 2016 General Primary and Nonpartisan Election are available here. Countywide and precinct level results are also available under the "Election Results" tab. Statewide elections results as well as results from individual counties can be found on the Secretary of State's website.