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 August 28, 2015  
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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.

2015 Elections Minimize

2015 Election Schedule


Issue Absentee Mail in Ballots

Advance In-Person Voting

Voter Reg. Deadline

Saturday In Person Voting

Election Date

Special Election (ESPLOST)

October 13, 2015

October 13-30

October 5, 2015


November 3, 2015

You may contact the respective City Hall if you live within the City Limits of Rincon, Springfield or Guyton,  regarding Municipal Elections.

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2016 Election Calendar


Issue Absentee Mail In Ballots


In-Person Voting

Voter Reg.



In Person Voting




January 15-February 26

February 8-26

(Marlow: Feb. 20, 22-26)

February 1

February 20


9:00 am - 4:00 pm

March 1

General Primary

April 8-

May 20

May 2-20

(Marlow: May 14, 16-20)

April 26

May 14


9:00 am - 4:00 pm

May 24

General Primary Runoff

June 10-

July 22

July 5-22

(Marlow not open)

April 26

No Saturday Voting

July 26

General Election

Sept. 23-November 4

October 17-November 4

(Marlow: Oct. 29, Oct. 31-Nov.4)

October 11

October 29


9:00 am - 4:00 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

Advance Voting Locations:

Elections and Registration Office, 284 GA Highway 119 South, Springfield, GA

Old Marlow Elementary School, 4927 GA Highway 17 South, Guyton, GA


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We are currently hiring for the November 3, 2015 Special Election.

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We Have An App For That!  

Citizens wishing to participate in the elections process must be registered to vote by the deadline indicated for each election. Voter registration forms can be obtained at the Elections and Registration Office or citizens can register to vote online. The Secretary of State's Office now offers an App "GA Votes" that you can download from your Android or iPhone App Store.

This app allows you to:
-Register you to vote 
-Update your address and/or name 
-Get directions to your polling place

You can also register to vote online at the following link: Online Voter Registration
If you would like to mail in your voter registration you can print an application at the following link: Printable Voter Registration Application

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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

 Board of Elections and Registration            


284 GA Highway 119 South 

Springfield, GA 


 Old Marlow Elementary School

4752 GA Highway 17 South

Guyton, GA 

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


District 1


Zion Lutheran Church

121 Noel C. Conaway Rd—Guyton


Sand Hill Baptist Church

1931 Sand Hill Rd—Guyton


Meldrim Baptist Church

229 Ohoopee Ave—Meldrim


Faulkville Baptist Church

144 Zeigler Rd—Bloomingdale

District 2


Church of Christ

1952 Noel C. Conaway Rd—Guyton


St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

155 Goshen Rd—Rincon


Grace Community Church

1094 Goshen Rd—Rincon

District 3


Elam Egypt Baptist Church

184 5th Street—Guyton


Clyo Community Center

545 Fair Street—Clyo


Bethel Lutheran Church

1984 Highway 21 N—Springfield


Pilgrim Baptist Association

810 Central Blvd—Guyton

District 4


Springfield Methodist Fam. Life Ctr.

210 Cleveland St—Springfield


Rincon Church of God Fam. Life Ctr.

3430 Highway 21 S—Rincon


Multi Agency Call Center

181 Recycle Way—Guyton

District 5


Macomber Recreational Center

1004 Lexington Ave—Rincon


Rincon Baptist Temple

305 Weisenbaker Rd—Rincon


Rincon First Christian Church

5835 Highway 21 S—Rincon

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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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Absentee Voting

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 a printable Absentee Ballot 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.
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



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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.


The Board will hold a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, August 18th for the purpose of nominating the 5th Board Member and selection of Officers. The meeting will be held at the Board of Elections at 11:00 am. The Meeting is open to the public.

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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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