Welcome to Elbert County Georgia

Elections & Registration

Welcome to the Elbert County Board of Elections and Registration page. Here you can find:

  • Dates for upcoming elections
  • Information about advance voting & absentee by mail
  • How to register to vote
  • And more.
  • 45 Forest Avenue
  • Elberton, GA 30635
  • Phone: 706-283-2012
  • Fax: 706-283-0216

Office Staff:

  • Melissa Shead, Elections Supervisor
  • Amanda Dotson, Elections Assistant
  • Nancy Brown, Absentee Clerk

Board Members:

  • Nancy Bessinger, Chair
  • P Jo Phelps, Vice-Chair
  • Donna Woods, Democrat Representative/Secretary
  • Dustin Ayers, Republican Representative
  • Jaamal Rambert

Important Dates

Logic and Accuracy Testing 

Early Voting February 19 - March 8, 2024

Saturday Voting Days February 24 and March 2, 2024

Last day to request an absentee ballot March 1, 2024

Election Day March 12, 2024


Board of Elections Information & Meetings

The Elbert County Board of Elections and Registration is committed to conducting elections in Elbert County in accordance with federal and state laws so that each and every citizen has a fair, impartial, and efficient opportunity to register and exercise the right to vote; and each candidate for office has a fair, impartial, and efficient opportunity to qualify for and to seek office.

Election News


  • Logic And Accuracy Testing Public Notice
  • 2024 Nonpartisan Races and Qualifying Fees
  • NOTICE OF COMPUTATION & CANVASSING OF ELECTION RETURNS Pursuant of O C G A 21-2-492, notice is hereby given that the computation and canvassing of the returns of votes cast in the March 12, 2024 General Primary/Nonpartisan/Special Election will take place at the Board of Elections and Registration at 45 Forest Avenue, Elberton, GA. on March 12, 2024 beginning at 7pm.
  • Elbert County Board of Elections will be holding a Risk Limit Audit
    Date: March 20, 2024
    Time: 9:00 am until complete
    Where: 45 Forest Avenue Elberton GA
    In Elections Training Room

Daily Election Updates

Presidential Preference Primary -  March 12, 2024

Totals as of March 7, 2024
Absentee Ballots Received: 46
Early Vote Total: 984