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Upcoming Elections
November 6, 2018 General Election

Proposed Amendments and Referenda


There are five proposed amendments on the ballot for this upcoming November election and two referenda.  Click here for a copy of these proposals.

Apply for an Absentee Ballot

For an absentee ballot application, click here.

Early Voting in Charlton County

Monday through Friday, October 15th - November 2nd will be at the Elections Office located at 1520 Third Street, Suite C, Folkston, GA.

Saturday, October 27th will be at the St. George Community Center located at 13063 Florida Avenue, Saint George, GA.

2018 Election Year

As expected, 2018 will be a very busy and interesting election year.  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.


Key Dates in 2018

January 1, 2018 - 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(a)
January 11, 2018 - 
Earliest day to circulate nomination petition for General Election for Independent/Political Body Candidates O.C.G.A. § 21-2-170(e)
February 1, 2018 - 
Last day to fix and publish qualifying fees for offices to be filled during the 2018 Election Cycle. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-131(a)(1)(A)
February 20, 2018 - 
Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the March Special Election and Runoff Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224
February 26, 2018 - 
Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the March Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384(a)(2)
February 26, 2018 - 
Advanced (Absentee In-Person) Voting begins for the March Special Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385(d)(1)(A)
March 5, 2018 9:00 A.M. - 
Earliest day to qualify for Primary/Nonpartisan and Independent/Political Body Candidates for November General Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-153(c)(1)(A)
March 9, 2018 12:00 Noon - 
Last day to qualify for Primary/Nonpartisan and Independent/Political Body Candidates for November General Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-153(c)(1)(A)
March 16, 2018 - 
Last day to file affidavit stating the notice of intention to be a Non-Partisan Write-In Candidate. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133(a)
March 16, 2018 - 
Last day for a registrar to issue absentee ballots for the March Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384(a)(2)
March 21, 2018 - 
Last day to file affidavit stating the notice of intention to be a Non-Partisan Write-In Candidate has been published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133(b)
April 3, 2018 - 
Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384(a)(2)
April 24, 2018 - 
Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election and Runoff Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224
April 30, 2018 - 
Advanced (Absentee In-Person) Voting begins for the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385(d)(1)(A)
May 10, 2018 - 
Earliest day to apply for an absentee ballot for November General Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-381(a)(1)(A)
May 12, 2018 - 
Mandatory Saturday Voting for the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385(d)
May 18, 2018 - 
Last day for a registrar to issue absentee ballots for the General Primary/Nonpartisan/ Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384(a)(2)
June 25, 2018 - 
Earliest 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. § 21-2-132(e)
June 25, 2018 - 
Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the General Primary Runoff for Federal Races.
July 2, 2018 - 
Advanced (Absentee In-Person) Voting begins for the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Runoff Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385(d)(1)(B)
July 10, 2018 - 
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. § 21-2-132(e)
July 20, 2018 - 
Last day for a registrar to issue absentee ballots for the General Primary/Nonpartisan
September 4, 2018 - 
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(a)
September 10, 2018 - 
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. § 21-2-133(b)
September 18, 2018 - 
Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the November General/Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384(a)(2)
October 9, 2018 - 
Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the November General Election and Runoff Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224(a)
October 15, 2018 - 
Advanced (Absentee In-Person) Voting begins for the November General Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385(d)(1)
October 27, 2018 - 
Mandatory Saturday Voting for the November General Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385(d)(1)
November 2, 2018 - 
Last day for a registrar to issue absentee ballots for the November General Election and Runoff Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384(a)(2)
As soon as possible - 
Absentee ballots shall be mailed out as soon as possible prior to the General Election Runoff for Local and State Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384 (a) - Advanced (In-Person) Voting begins for the General Election Runoff for Local and State Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385 (d)(1)
December 10, 2018 - 
Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the General Election Runoff for Federal Races.


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, just click here.