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Mission Statement Minimize

What We Do

The Elections and Registration Office is responsible for assuring all citizens of Effingham County who wish to participate in the democratic process are properly registered and understand the process to follow to cast their vote.  It is our mission to assist all citizens in the elections and registration process; conduct accurate, fair, and honest elections; and maintain registration and election records.

 
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VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION IS

OCTOBER 11, 2016

DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION APPLICATION BELOW OR YOU CAN GO TO HTTP://SOS.GA.GOV/ TO REGISTER

 
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Am I Registered to Vote?

Not sure what your registration status is? Check your voter registration status at the following link My Voter Page. You can also use this link to update your voter registration information; such as address and name. 


Not Registered to Vote?

Register Online- Register to vote online at the following link Online Voter Registration.

Register by App- The Secretary of State's Office now offers an App "GA Votes" that you can download from your Android or iPhone App Store.

Register by Mail- If you would like to mail in your voter registration you can print an application at the following link Printable Voter Registration Application

Register in Person- Voter registration forms can also be obtained at the Elections and Registration Office.

 
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  Mail-In Absentee Voting


Not more than 180 days prior to the date of the Primary or General Election, or Runoff of either, voters may request to receive a mail-in absentee ballot. Voters can request an absentee ballot from the Board of Elections and Registration Office or click on the following link for an application for the November 8, 2016 General Election 2016 General Election Absentee Application. A request for an absentee ballot application may be submitted by mail, telephone, fax, or in person at Elections and Registration Office. 

All requests must be received by the close of business on the Friday prior to each election. Absentee ballots must be returned to our office at 284 GA Highway 119 South, Springfield, Georgia, by the close of polls on Election Day. Photo identification is not required when voting by mail.

 
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EARLY VOTING

Voters can vote in-person at either locations listed below. 
Voters must complete an application form at time of voting and provide one of the 6 forms of acceptable ID. 

See Calendar below for times and locations for Early Voting. 


Early Voting Locations:

Effingham County Board of Elections & Registration

284 GA Highway 119 S.

Springfield, GA 31329


Old Marlow Elementary School

4752 GA Highway 17 S.

Guyton, GA 31312

 
Our Old Marlow Elementary location is not open for Runoffs or Special Elections.
 
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2016 ELECTION CALENDAR

Election

Issue Absentee Mail In Ballots

Advance

In-Person Voting

Voter Reg.

Deadline

Saturday

In Person Voting

Election

Date

General

 Election

Sept. 23-November 4

October 17-November 4

(Marlow: Oct. 17-Nov. 4)

October 11

October 29

9 am – 4 pm

November 8

General Election Runoff

(State/Local)

As soon as practicable thru Dec. 2

As soon as practicable

(Marlow not open)

October 11

No Saturday Voting

December 6

General Election Runoff (Federal)

As soon as practicable thru Jan. 6

December 19-January 6, 2017

(Marlow not open)

October 11

No Saturday Voting

January 10

 
Be a Poll Worker! Minimize

We are currently looking for Poll Workers for the General Election. If you are interested in becoming a poll worker you may complete the following form and return to our office Poll Worker Info Sheet.

 
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View My Sample Ballot   

My Voter Page is a service offered on the Secretary of State website. On this website, voters can access important information on Voter Registration Status, Mail-in Application and Ballot Status for absentee voting, Poll Location, Early Voting Locations, Elected Officials, Registration Information on file with your County Office, Sample Ballots for Upcoming Elections, and Forms for and information on How to Register To Vote.  Other information on this page includes Georgia Voter ID, Stop Voter Fraud, and Georgia Vote Safe as well as the opportunity to view Election Results.

Find My Polling Place

To locate your polling place for election day, use the My Voter Page on the Georgia Secretary of State website using the following link. 

 
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 Voting Precincts

To view the Voting Precincts for Effingham County, click on the link below:

Effingham County Precinct Map

 
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All Polling Places are open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm on Election Day

Precinct ID

Precinct Name

Address

District 1

1A

Zion Lutheran Church

121 Noel C. Conaway Rd—Guyton

1B

Sand Hill Baptist Church

1931 Sand Hill Rd—Guyton

1C

Meldrim Baptist Church

229 Ohoopee Ave—Meldrim

1D

Faulkville Baptist Church

144 Zeigler Rd—Bloomingdale

District 2

2A

Church of Christ

1952 Noel C. Conaway Rd—Guyton

2B

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

155 Goshen Rd—Rincon

2C

Grace Community Church

1094 Goshen Rd—Rincon

District 3

3A

Elam Egypt Baptist Church

184 5th Street—Guyton

3B

Clyo Community Center

545 Fair Street—Clyo

3C

Bethel Lutheran Church

1984 Highway 21 N—Springfield

3D

Pilgrim Baptist Association

810 Central Blvd—Guyton

District 4

4A

Springfield Methodist Fam. Life Ctr.

210 Cleveland St—Springfield

4B

Rincon Church of God Fam. Life Ctr.

3430 Highway 21 S—Rincon

4C

Multi Agency Call Center

181 Recycle Way—Guyton

District 5

5A

Macomber Recreational Center

1004 Lexington Ave—Rincon

5B

Rincon Baptist Temple

305 Weisenbaker Rd—Rincon

5C

Rincon First Christian Church

5835 Highway 21 S—Rincon

 
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ELECTION RESULTS ELECTION RESULTS ELECTION RESULTS ELECTION RESULTS ELECTION RESULTS ELECTION RESULTS ELECTION RESULTS Election Night ResultsELECTION RESULTS

The following link will direct you to the Secretary of States Election Night Results page SOS Election Results Page

 
Contact Us Minimize

Effingham County
Board of
Elections & Registration
284 GA Highway 119 South
Springfield, GA 31329

Hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Phone: 912.754.8030
Fax: 912.754.8408

Email:
boe@effinghamcounty.org

                       

 
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Board Meeting Notice

The Effingham County Board of Elections and Registration will hold its regular monthly meeting the second Monday of each month beginning at 8:30 am. The public is invited to attend.

October Changed Meeting

The Effingham County Board of Elections October board meeting has been changed to October 7th at 8:30 am, due to election activities.

 
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From Rincon:

Take GA Highway 21 North to GA Highway 119 South.  Take a right at traffic light on GA Highway119 South.  We are located in the second building on the left.  Turn left into the first driveway off GA Highway 119 South.  Enter the building through the front door, and we are located in the first office on the right.    

From Guyton: 

Take GA Highway 119 South toward Springfield.  Continue on GA Highway 119 South through the traffic light.  We  are located in the second building on the left.  Turn left into the first driveway off GA Highway 119 South.   Enter the building through the front door, and we are located in the first office on the right.

From Shawnee-Clyo:

Take GA Highway 21 South to GA Highway 119 South.  Take a left on GA Highway 119 South.  We are located in the second building on the left.  Turn left into the first driveway off GA Highway 119 South.   Enter the building through the front door, and we are located in the first office on the right.

 
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