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. 

Advance voting for the March 1, 2016 Presidential Preference Primary and Special Election will begin on Monday, February 8, 2016 in the Board of Elections and Registration Office located in the Putnam County Courthouse. A satellite advance voting location will be open during the week of February 22-26 in the Board of Commissioners' Meeting Room located in the Putnam County Administration Building. Both locations will be open for voting from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday, with the satellite location open February 22-26 ONLY. Voters are strongly encouraged to visit the satellite location when it opens as it will have more voting machines and shorter wait times. The Board of Elections and Registration Office will be open for advance voting on Saturday, February 20, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Those voters wishing to vote absentee by mail in the March election may complete an Absentee Ballot Application and submit it to the Board of Elections and Registration. A sample ballot may be viewed here or at the Board of Elections and Registration Office.

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.

Advance voting for the March 1, 2016 Presidential Preference Primary and Special Election is now open at the Putnam County Courthouse in the Board of Elections and Registration Office.

You can check the status of your voter registration, print a new voter registration card, or look up which precinct you vote in by visiting your My Voter Page.