It is the mission of the Board of Elections and Voter Registration to uphold the integrity of the electoral process in Spalding County and to ensure that no voters experience disenfranchisement. 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.
Marcia Ridley, MBA, D.H.L. Humanity
Elections and Voter Registration Supervisor
Voter Registration Clerk/Absentee Ballot Clerk
The Board of Elections and Voter Registration
Margaret Bentley – Chairman
Randall Gooden – Vice Chairman
Glenda Henley – Secretary
Betty Bryant – Member
Vera McIntosh – Member
The Board of Elections and Voter Registration Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, the public is invited to attend.
Notice of Regular Meeting
The Spalding County Board of Elections and Registration regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. The regular meeting will meet at the Spalding County Elections Office location on 825 Memorial Drive, Griffin, Ga. 30223.
For additional information call 770.467.4245
Discussion or deliberation on the appointment, employment, compensation, hiring, disciplinary action or dismissal, or periodic evaluation or rating of a county officer or employee as provided in O.C.G.A. § 50-14-3(6)
Spalding County Board of Elections Monthly Meeting Location
825 Memorial Drive
P. O. Box 1087
Griffin, GA 30224
2020 Meeting Agendas
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
January 06, 2020 – Regular Meeting After Agenda
NOTICE OF RECOUNT
Notice of Recount posted on 11/7/19
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 PRECINCTS
Spalding County has 18 Precincts CLICK HERE for the list.
ADVANCED VOTING AND ELECTION DAY VOTING
Don’t forget to take a valid photo ID with you when you go to vote!
Last day for early voting is the Friday before any election.
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)
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)
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.
There will be a link to your ballot.
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.
ELECTION RESULTS ELECTIONS
Voter Registration Information
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.
Deputy Registrar Training and Registration Drives
What is a Deputy Registrar?
Volunteer Deputy Registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Georgia. They are appointed by county voter registrars and charged with helping increase voter registration in the state.
Deputy Registrar Training
Deputy Registrar training is held at the request of organizations, schools, community clubs and other like- minded groups. Call the office at 770-467-4245 to schedule a training class. Training classes are also scheduled monthly. CLICK HERE for the schedule.
Registration Drives are coordinated with the Elections office so they can be advertised. The form must be submitted no less than 5 days prior to the start of the Drive. CLICK HERE for the form.
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. Unless otherwise indicated, tabulation will begin at 7:00pm on Election night.
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
Candidate Information Public Notice of Municipal Election City of Griffin
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §21-2-131(a)(1)(A), the last day to fix and publish qualifying fees for offices to be filled during the 2019 Election Cycle is February 1. The City of Griffin has called for a Municipal Election to be conducted on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, for Districts 2 and 4, as well as the newly instituted office of Mayor which shall be in lieu of the At-Large Commissioner position for the City of Griffin Board of Commissioners as reflected in the City Charter amendment. These three, four (4)-year terms shall commence on January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2023.
Qualifying will begin on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. and continue through Friday, August 23, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. The notarized application and qualifying fee of $403.20 will be accepted at the Spalding County Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 825 Memorial Drive, Griffin, GA 30223
Public Notice of Municipal Election Orchard Hills
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §21-2-131(a)(1)(A), the last day to fix and publish qualifying fees for offices to be filled during the 2019 Election Cycle is February 1. The City of Orchard Hill has called for a Municipal Election to be conducted on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, for 2 seats on the City Council. These two, four (4)-year terms shall commence on January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2023.
Qualifying will begin on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. and continue through Friday, August 23, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. The notarized application and qualifying fee of $126.00 will be accepted at the Spalding County Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 825 Memorial Drive, Griffin, GA 30223
Elected Official Information
Personal Identification Number Application (PIN)
Campaign Finance Disclosure Forms
- Declaration of Intent Form (DOI)
- Campaign Committee Registration Form (RC)
- Name Change Form for a Campaign Committee for a Candidate (Form RCNC)
Campaign Contribution Disclosure Reports
- Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report (CCDR)
- Two Business Day Report
Personal Financial Disclosure Report
Late Fee Hardship Waiver Forms