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Spalding County Elections & Voter Registration

Press Release (attached)

Mission

It is the mission of the Board of Elections and Voter Registration to uphold the integrity of the election and voter registration process in Spalding County. The Board of Elections and Voter Registration is a 5-member board and is responsible for overseeing all Elections for Spalding County, City of Griffin/Orchard Hill. The Board of Elections and Voter Registration is committed to serving all eligible voters.

Staff


Elections Supervisor: Kimberly Slaughter
Email: kslaughter@spaldingcounty.com

Elections Assistant: Billie Preston
Email: bpreston@spaldingcounty.com

Office Assistant: Mary Passmore
Email: mpassmore@spaldingcounty.com

Office Assistant: William Godat
Email: wgodat@spaldingcounty.com

Elections System Coordinator:

Perry KrahnEmail: pkrahn@spaldingcounty.com

Voter Registration Clerk:

Sandra Hardy Email: shardy@spaldingcounty.com


The Board of Elections and Voter Registration

Ben Johnson – Chairman
James Newland – Vice Chairman
Roy McClain – Secretary
James A. O’Brien – Member

Board of Elections & Voter Registration live meetings

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The Board of Elections and Voter Registration Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m.
in the Courthouse Annex Meeting Room 108, 119 E. Solomon Street, Griffin, GA.

January 11th – Regular Monthly Meeting
February 08th – Regular Monthly Meeting
March 08th – Regular Monthly Meeting
April 12th – Regular Monthly Meeting
May 10th – Regular Monthly Meeting
June 14th – Regular Monthly Meeting
July 12th – Regular Monthly Meeting
August 09th – Regular Monthly Meeting
September 13th – Regular Monthly Meeting
October 11th – Regular Monthly Meeting
November 08th – Regular Monthly Meeting

December 13th – Regular Monthly Meeting

2022 Meeting Notifications

2022-6-27 Notice Of Special Called Meeting

2022-6-14 Notice Of Cancellation

2022-5-31 Notice of Special Called Meeting

2022-5-10 Notice of Cancellation

2022-4-12 Notice of Regular Meeting

2022-3-08 Regular Monthly Meeting

2022-2-08 Notice of Special Called Meeting

2022-1-11 Notice of Regular Meeting

2021 Meeting Notifications

2021-12-27 Notice of Office Closure

2021-12-14 Regular Monthly Meeting

2021 -11-30 Special Called Meeting

2021-11-8 Special Called Meeting
2021-11-9 Regular Monthly Meeting CANCELLED
2021-10-12 Special Called Meeting Notice
2021-10-12 Special Called Meeting Agenda
2021-9-14 Regular Meeting Notice
2021-9-14 Regular Meeting Agenda
Notice of August 21, 2021 Special Called Worksession
August 21, 2021 Special Called Worksession
Notice of August 10, 2021 Regular Meeting
August 10, 2021 Agenda for Regular Meeting
Notice and Agenda for Special Called Meeting, August 5, 2021
Notice and Agenda for Special Called Workshop, July 29, 2021
Notice of Special Called Meeting, July 21, 2021
2021-7-21 Board of Elections Special Called Meeting Agenda
Notice of Special Called Meeting, July 20, 2021
2021-7-20 Board of Elections Special Called Meeting Agenda
Notice of Regular Meeting, July 13, 2021
2021-7-13 Board of Elections Regular Meeting Agenda
Notice of June 29, 2021, Emergency Meeting
2021-6-29 Board Of Elections Emergency Meeting Agenda
Notice of June 9, 2021, Emergency Meeting
Notice of June 8, 2021, Regular Meeting
Notice of May 11, 2021, Regular Meeting – Cancelled
Notice of April 13, 2021, Regular Meeting
Notice of March 9, 2021, Regular Meeting
Notice of February 15, 2021, Regular Meeting
Notice of January 11, 2021, Regular Meeting

2022 Meeting Agendas

June 27,2022- Special Called Meeting Agenda

May 31, 2022 – Special Called Agenda

April 12, 2022- Regular Meeting Agenda

March 08, 2022 – Regular Agenda

February 08, 2022 – Special Called Agenda

January 11, 2022 Board of Elections Agenda

2021 Meeting Agendas

December 14, 2021 – Regular Meeting Agenda
November 30, 2021 – Special Called Meeting Agenda

November 8, 2021 – Special Called Meeting
October 12, 2021 – Special Called Meeting
September 14, 2021 – Regular Meeting
August 21, 2021 – Special Called Work Session
August 10, 2021 – Regular Meeting Agenda
August 5, 2021 – Special Called Meeting Agenda
July 29, 2021 – Special Called Workshop Agenda
July 21, 2021 – Special Called Meeting Agenda
July 20, 2021 – Special Called Meeting Agenda
July 13, 2021 – Regular Meeting Agenda
June 29, 2021 – Emergency Meeting Agenda
June 9, 2021 – Emergency Meeting Agenda
May 11, 2021 – Regular Meeting (CANCELLED)
April 13, 2021 – Regular Meeting
March 9, 2021 – Regular Meeting Agenda
February 15, 2021 – Regular Meeting Agenda
January 11, 2021 – Regular Meeting Agenda

2020 Meeting Agendas

December 28, 2020 – Emergency Called Meeting Agenda
December 23, 2020 – Special Called Meeting Agenda
December 15, 2020 – Revised Special Called Meeting Agenda
December 15, 2020 – Special Called Meeting Agenda
August 18, 2020 – Regular Meeting Agenda
July 14, 2020 – Regular Meeting Agenda
May 27, 2020 – Special Called Meeting Agenda
March 10, 2020 – Regular Meeting Agenda
March 3, 2020 – Notice of Special Called Meeting
February 11, 2020 – Regular Meeting Agenda
January 14, 2020 – Board of Elections Agenda

2022-February 08 Election Supervisor Report

2022-February 08,2022 Rough Draft

2022-January 11, 2022 Rough Draft

2021-December 14 Election Supervisor Report

2021-December 14 ADHOC Report

2021-December 14 Board of Election Meeting

2021-November 30 Regular Meeting

2021-November 08 Special Called Meeting

2021-October 12 Special Called Meeting

2021-September 14 Regular Meeting
2021-August 21 Special Called Meeting
2021-August 19 Special Called Meeting
2021-August 10 Regular Meeting
2021-August 5 Special Called Meeting
2021-August 5 Special Called Workshop
2021- July 29 Special Called Workshop
2021- July 21 July Special Called Workshop

2021-June 29
2021 – June 9
2021- April 13
2021-March 9
2021-February 15
2021-January 11

2020-December 28 (Emergency Meeting)
2020-December 23 (Special Called Meeting)
2020-December 15 (Special Called Meeting)
2020-December 8 (Special Called Meeting)
2020-December 4 (Emergency Meeting)
2020-December 2 (Special Called Meeting)
2020-November 10
2020-November 3 (Emergency Meeting)
2020-September 8
2020-August 18
2020-June 15
2020 -May 27
2020-March 10
2020-February 11
2020-January 14

2019-December 30
2019-November 12
2019-November 9
2019-November 5
2019-October 8
2019-September 10
2019-September 17
2019-August 13
2019-June 11
2019-May 14
2019-April 9
2019-March 12
2019-February 22
2019-February 19
2019-February 12
2019-January 8

2018-November 13 
2018-September 11
2018, August 14 
2018, June 12 
2018, April 10 
2018. February 13 
2018, January 30 
2018, January 19

2017, December 12
2017, November 14
2017, September 19
2017, August 8
2017, July 10

Elections and Voter Registration Information

June 21, 2022 General Primary Runoff Absentee Totals Report

May 24, 2022, General Primary & Non-Partisan Absentee Totals Report

2022 Elections Information

June 21, 2022 Official and Complete Summary Report

May 24, 2022 Official And Complete Summary Report

Certification of June 21, 2022 General Primary Runoff Election

Certification of May 24, 2022 General Primary & Non-Partisan Election

Recent News

Qualifying Forms

Advanced / (Early) Voting

Advanced / (Early Voting) Information for the June 21st, 2022

General Primary Runoff Election

Voting Location:

Griffin – Spalding Athletic Hall of Fame

841 Memorial Drive

Griffin, GA 30223

Advance Voting Dates & Times:

Monday – Friday, June 13 – 17, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m


POLLING PLACES

if you wait until Election Day to vote, you must go to your assigned polling place. To find your Election Day voting location, visit MY VOTER PAGE and enter the requested information. Your assigned polling place will be listed.

Spalding County has 18 Precincts CLICK HERE for the list. 

SPALDING COUNTY PRECINCTS

Provisional ballots

If a person presents himself or herself at a polling place, absentee polling place, or registration office for the purpose of casting a ballot in a primary or election believing that he or she has timely registered to vote in such primary or election and the person’s name does not appear on the list of registered electors, the person shall be entitled to cast a provisional ballot in the election. (O.C.G.A. § 21-2-418).

PHOTO ID

Georgia law requires that any voter casting a ballot in person during the advance voting period or on Election Day provide photo ID. A list of acceptable photo ID for voting purposes in Georgia can be found on the website for the Georgia Secretary of State at http://sos.ga.gov.   If you do not have one of the required State Photo ID’s, you may be able to obtain a free Voter Identification Card (VIC). For more information, please phone 770-467-4245.

HOW TO FIND A SAMPLE BALLOTS?

You can view and print your sample ballot by going to MY VOTER PAGE and enter the requested information. Or a sample ballot can be picked up at our office.

POLLWORKER INFO

If you are interested in becoming a poll worker please fill out the Poll Workers Application.   Return it to the Elections office at 825 Memorial Dr. or fax it at 770-467-4278.   

Voter Registration Information

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be a resident of Spalding County
  • Must be at least 17 ½ years old (must be 18 by the next election)
  • Cannot be serving a sentence for a felony conviction
  • Must not have been adjudicated mentally incompetent
  • Office of Elections & Voter Registration – 825 Memorial Dr. Griffin, GA 30223
  • Register to vote when you get your driver’s license at the Department of Drivers Services.
  • Register to vote on MY VOTER PAGE.
  • Download and complete a Registration Form and mail to:
    Voter Registration
    P.O. Box 1087
    Griffin, GA 30224
  • Complete a change form at our office located at 825 Memorial Dr.  Griffin, GA 30223
  • Change when you get your driver’s license at the Department of Drivers Services
  • Make changes on MY VOTER PAGE.
  • Download and complete a Registration Form and mail to:
    Voter Registration
    P.O. Box 1087
    Griffin, GA 3022

Confirm whether or not you are registered to vote in Spalding County
Go to MY VOTER PAGE and enter the requested information. Your current information will be listed. 

How do I find my precinct and how to get a precinct card?

Go to MY VOTER PAGE and enter the requested information.  Your polling place will be listed. You can also print off a temporary precinct card. 


Registration Drives 

Registration Drives are coordinated with the Elections office so they can be advertised.  The form is available at the Elections and Voter Registration Office and must be completed and submitted no less than 5-days prior to the start of the Drive.

Absentee Information

Absentee Ballot Application

Absentee Ballot applications are available online at http//www.mvp.sos.ga.gov, and http//www.spaldingcounty.com or available at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration: 825 Memorial Drive, Griffin, GA 30223.

ALL information MUST match the information on the voter’s registration record.

If an exception is applicable to the voter, said an exception should be indicated on the application.

However, voters do not need to provide a reason to request an Absentee Ballot.

The last day to submit an Absentee Ballot Request for May 24, 2022, General Primary Election, Nonpartisan Election, and County Commission District 5 (Special) Election is May 13, 2022, by 5:00 p.m.

Absentee Ballot applications can be returned in the following manners:

In-person at: 825 Memorial Drive; Griffin, GA 30223

Mailed to: PO box 1087; Griffin, GA 30224

Email at: spaldingelections@spaldingcounty.com


Absentee Ballots can be mailed to: PO Box 1087; Griffin, GA 30224 or delivered in person according to the law O.C.G.A 21-2-385(A).

Acceptable forms of identification as indicated in O.C.G.A 21-2-417:

  • Current or expired GA driver’s license or GA identification card
  • Valid military photo identification card
  • Valid photo identification card issued by any branch of government
  • Valid employee photo identification card issued by any branch of government
  • Valid U.S. passport
  • Valid tribal photo ID card

CELL PHONES ARE PROHIBITED ONCE IN THE VOTING AREA as indicated in O.C.G.A 21-4-414.

If a voter believes they have the incorrect ballot or that the machine is not functioning properly, they should report such to a poll worker BEFORE touching “Cast Ballot”.  Once “Cast Ballot” has been touched (even in the event of an accident) the ballot is officially cast and CANNOT be reversed AND/OR CANNOT receive another ballot.

Voters with visual impairments may access the magnifying feature on each voting machine.  Additionally, each polling location will have one voting machine equipped with a keyboard/headphone for those with a visual impairment to vote without assistance.

Voters with a disability or over the age of 75 may notify a poll worker and will be moved to the front of the line. More so, if the voter has a disability, they can receive assistance.  The voter and the person assisting them must sign the Voter Certificate.

Campaigning within 150 feet of any polling location or within 25 feet of anyone in line to cast a ballot at a polling location.  Please note: hats, shirts, buttons, stickers etc. ARE considered campaign materials and NOT ALLOWED, as indicated in O.C.G.A 21-2-41- (A) (1-3).  

Tabulation is done at the Election and Voter Registration Department: 825 Memorial Dr; Griffin, GA 30224 and is open to the public.   

Check my Voter Status and retrieve forms

Voters can go online at http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov or download the GA Votes App to do the following:

  • Check their voter registration information and status
  • Check their polling location
  • Check their registration status
  • Check the status of an Absentee Ballot Application
  • Download an Absentee Ballot Application
  • Locate their elected officials
  • Register to vote (should be done prior to the Voter Registration Deadline)
  • View and download their sample ballot


Elected Official Information

Click here to view current Spalding Elected Officials

Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Filing Periods

For candidates, candidate’s campaign committees, organizations or persons other than candidates Committee – (required by the State Ethics in Government Act for January 31, 2014 General Primary and General Election).

Candidates or campaign committees which accept contributions, make expenditures designed to bring about the nomination or election of a candidate, or have filed a declaration of intention to accept campaign contributions pursuant to subsection (g) of Code Section 21-5-30 (c) shall file campaign contribution disclosure reports in compliance with the following schedule:

  1. In each non-election year on January 31 and June 30;
  2. In each election year:
  3. On January 31, March 31, June 30, September 30, October 25, and December 31.

Candidates who have completed an “Affidavit of a Candidate’s Intent Not to Exceed $2,500 In Contributions and /or Expenditures”, and does not exceed $2,500 in contributions or expenditures then the candidate SHALL not have to file a report under O.C.G.A. 21.5.34(c)

A supplemental report shall be filed by the office holder no later than December 31st of each year, following the year in which the election occurred. (O.C.G.A. § 21-5-34(e))

All candidates shall have a five-day grace period in filing the required reports.

If a run-off election is required following a primary, general, or special election, candidates in such an election shall make such reports six days prior to the run-off election and shall have a two-day grace period in filing the reports. (O.C.G.A. § 21-5-34(c))

All candidates in the General Primary Runoff and General Election Runoff shall have a two-day grace period in filing the required reports.

“In lieu of the State of GA changes to filing documents, all local Elected Officials will submit their filings to the Office of Elections & Voter Registration and then the Election Supervisor will upload the documents to the Georgia Campaign Finance Commission’s Electronic filing system.”

Campaign Finance Disclosure Forms

Campaign Contribution Disclosure Reports

Personal Financial Disclosure Report

Affidavits

Late Fee Hardship Waiver Forms

Spalding County, GA