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Douglas County Government offices, including Board of Elections & Registration will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Thank you to the citizens of Douglas County that came out and voted this election season and helped us live up to the model, YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE! INTERESTED IN BECOMING A POLL WORKER?
Election results for Douglas County from the December 4, 2018,General Election Run-Off can be found in the right hand column under IMPORTANT LINKS
The Board of Elections and its Supervisor are responsible for conducting all elections in such a manner as to guarantee the secrecy of the ballot, and perform other duties as may be prescribed by law. These duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, receiving and determining the sufficiency of nomination petitions of candidates filing notice of their candidacy; appointing and conducting training for poll managers and poll workers in accordance with applicable laws and regulations; receiving the returns from all elections, computing, certifying and publicly announcing the results as soon as is practicable; preparing an annual budget and making and issuing such rules, regulations and instructions consistent with law as deemed necessary for the guidance of poll officers, custodians and electors in primaries and elections.
Douglas County Board of Elections and Registration Board Members
2018 Elections Ethics Seminar, July 13, 2018
What you need to know about voting!!
There are several options.
If you are registering by mail for the first time in the state of Georgia, you need to provide a copy of either your Driver's license, passport, utility bill, bank statement, pay stub, or work/school ID card. If you were previously registered in another county in GA, you do not need to provide any documentation. Just complete a registration form with your new address.
Only as often as you move or change your name if you vote regularly. You can always check to see if you are registered at www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/.
YES The elective offices that you are eligible to vote for are based on the address that you reside at.
You will receive a precinct card in the mail which will give you lots of important information. It will inform you which precinct to go to on Election Day to cast your vote. It provides you the Election days of the current Calendar year. It informs you which Congressional, State House and Senate, County Commission and School Board districts you are in. It also informs you which City Ward you are in if you live within the city limits of Douglasville or Villa Rica. Just because your address is Douglasville or Villa Rica you may not live within the city limits. You could also have a Lithia Springs address but reside in the city limits of Douglasville.
The Voter Registration Office maintains the records of registered voters for Douglas County and the cities of Douglasville and Villa Rica. Citizens of Douglas County can register to vote Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays in the voter registration office, lower level courthouse. Registration forms may also be completed in all of the county libraries during normal operating hours. Deadlines for registering to vote are generally thirty days prior to a primary or election. It is only necessary to register to vote one time for all elections. Absentee ballot applications may also be completed 180 days in advance of an election in this office during normal business hours. The Voter Registration Office provides lists of registered voters to candidates for Public office.
A sample ballot is available on the My Voter Page for voters who are entitled to vote in their elections.
Once a voter goes to the MVP and enters their required information in the form, www.mvp.sos.ga.gov. it should then pull up their voting precinct as well as supply the voter with a link to click on to display their sample ballot.
Thank you to the citizens of Douglas County that came out and voted this election season and helped us live up to the model, YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE!
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A POLL WORKER?
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MVP - My Voter Page
General Election Runoff for December 4th, 2018
Georgia Secretary of State Web Site - Elections
Online Voter Registration
Composite sample ballot for November 6, 2018 General Election for Douglas County
Douglas County Map Outlining Voting Precincts - 8504.9KB
State, Federal and Local Officials Representing Douglas County (February 2017) - 19.3KB
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