Upcoming Elections

Election Results

Due to having two (2) Election Projects, Charlton County has two (2) Election Summary Reports.

Official and Complete Election Summary Report v1

Official and Complete Election Summary Report v2


August 11, 2020 General Primary Runoff 

Early Voting July 20, 2020 - August 7, 2020


November 3, 2020 General Election

Early Voting October 12, 2020 - October 30, 2020

If you have changed your address, please contact the Elections Office to make sure all of your information is correct.  You can access the Secretary of State’s Online Voter Registration website to register to vote or make changes to you current registration. To access this website click here.

2019 Key Dates

January 1, 2020

Earliest day to file and publish a notice of intention to be a write-in candidate in the General Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133

February 1, 2020

Last day to fix and publish qualifying fees for offices to be filled during the 2020 Election Cycle.  O.C.G.A. § 21-2-131

March 2, 2020

Earliest day for a Political Party Candidate to file a Declaration of Candidacy to have his or her name placed on the General Primary/Nonpartisan Ballot. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-153

Earliest day for a Nonpartisan Candidate to file a Notice of Candidacy to have his or her name placed on the General Primary/Nonpartisan Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-172; 21-2-187

Earliest day for an Independent or a Political Body Candidate to file a Notice of Candidacy to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-187

March 6, 2020 - 12:00 Noon

Last day for a Political Party Candidate to file a Declaration of Candidacy to have his/her name placed on the General Primary/Nonpartisan Ballot. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-153

Last day for a Nonpartisan Candidate to file a Notice of Candidacy to have his/her name placed on the General Primary/Nonpartisan Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-172; 21-2-187

Last day for an Independent or a Political Body Candidate to file a Notice of Candidacy to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-187

March 13, 2020

Last day to file the notice of intention to be a Nonpartisan Write-In Candidate and have notice published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133.

March 18, 2020

Last day to file affidavit stating the notice of intention to be a s Write-In Candidate has been published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133

April 21, 2020

Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384

May 11, 2020

Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election and Runoff Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224

May 18, 2020

Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the Presidential Preference Primary, General

Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

May 30, 2020

Mandatory Saturday Voting for the Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

June 5, 2020

Last day of Advanced In Person (Early) Voting and for absentee ballots to be mailed out to voters

June 9, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary Election, Nonpartisan General Election, ans Special Election

June 19, 2020

Last day for an independent candidate for President or Vice President to file a certified slate of candidates for the office of Presidential Elector. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-132.1

June 22, 2020 - 9:00 A.M.

Earliest day for an Independent and a Political Body Candidate for President and Vice President to file a Notice of Candidacy and a Nomination petition to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-187

Earliest day for an Independent and a Political Body Candidate to file their Nomination Petition to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132

June 26, 2020

Last day for an Independent and a Political Body Candidate for President and Vice President to file a Notice of Candidacy. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-132

July 20, 2020

Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special

Election Runoffs. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

August 14, 2020 - 12:00 Noon

Last day for an Independent and a Political Body Candidate for President and Vice President to file a Notice of Candidacy and Nomination Petition to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-187

Last day for an Independent or a Political Body Candidate to file their Nomination Petition to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. § 21-

September 8, 2020

Last day to file the notice of intention to be a write-in candidate and have notice published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133

September 14, 2020

Last day to file affidavit stating the notice of intention to be a Write-In Candidate has been published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-132

September 15, 2020

Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the November General Election and

Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384

October 5, 2020

Last day a person may register and be eligible to vote in the November General Election and

Special Election Runoff for Local and State Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224

October 12, 2020

Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the November General Election and Special

Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

October 24, 2020

Mandatory Saturday Voting for the November General Election and Special Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

As soon as possible - Absentee ballots shall be mailed out as soon as possible prior to the General Election and

Special Election Runoffs for Local and State Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384

Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begin for the General Election and Special Election

Runoffs for Local and State Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

November 3, 2020

General Election and Special Election

November 18, 2020

Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the General Election Runoff for Federal Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384

December 14, 2020

Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the General Election Runoff for Federal Offices.  O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

*O.C.G.A. § 21-2-14. When the last day for the exercise of any privilege or discharge of any duty prescribed or required by this chapter shall fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the next succeeding business day shall be the last day for the exercise of such privilege or the discharge of such duty.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact the Elections Office at 912-496-2607.

To view a sample ballot, you can go to your My Voter Page.