Board of Elections and Registration

Board of Elections and Registration

132 West Haynes Street, Suite 108

PO Box 5856

Sandersville, Ga. 31082


Fax 478-640-9961

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Click for Voting Precinct Locations

Board Of Elections and Registration:

  • Catherine M. Grant, Board Member
  • Cathy L. Hagans, Director of Elections
  • Janice B. Jordan, Board Member
  • Mary Archer, Board Member
  • Mary Grace Kay, Board Member

Services Provided:

  • Absentee Voting
  • Register to Vote
  • Change Voter Records
  • Georgia Voter Identification Card
  • Advance Voting

Qualifications to Register to Vote:

  • You should be 17 ½ years old to register, 18 years old to vote
  • You should be a resident of the country in which you register
  • You should be a United States citizen
  • You should not be serving a sentence or probation for a felony conviction, and not have been adjudicated mentally incompetent

2020 Election News and Dates:

March 24, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary

February 4-First day to mail absentees

February 24-Voter Registration cut-off

March 2-20 Early Voting at 117 Jones St. (Behind the Tag Office)

March 14-Saturday Voting at 117 Jones St. (Behind the Tag Office)

Candidate Qualifying

March 2nd-5th (9am-5pm) and March 6th (9am-12noon)


Local Offices


Tax Commissioner

Probate Judge

Magistrate Judge

Clerk of Superior Court

State Court Judge

State Court Solicitor



May 19, 2020 General Primary

March 31- First day to mail absentee ballots

April 20-Voter registration cut off

April 27-May 15-Early Voting at 117 Jones St. (Behind Tag Office)

May 9-Saturday Voting at 117 Jones St. (Behind Tag Office)


July 21, 2020 General Primary Runoff if necessary

TBD-first day to mail absentee ballots

April 20- Voter Registration Cut-Off

June 29-July 17-Early Voting at 117 Jones St. (Behind Tag Office)


November 3, 2020 General Election

September 15-First day to mail absentee ballots

October 5-Voter Registration cut-off

October 12-October 30-Early Voting at 117 Jones St. (Behind Tag Office)

October 24-Saturday Voting at 117 Jones St. (Behind Tag Office)


December 1, 2020 State and Local Runoff

January 5, 2021 Federal Runoff



Voters can visit My Voter Page at for tons of information. A person can register to vote, change voter information, find their polling place or early voting location, print an absentee ballot application, view their elected officials and qualified candidates, check the status of absentee or provisional ballots, and even print or have a precinct card emailed to them.


The Board of Elections is recruiting Poll Workers for the 2020 Elections. Poll workers must be at least 16 years old, a citizen of the United States and a resident of Washington County, and be able to read and write the English language. No person holding public office or Candidate for office may serve as a poll worker. Immediate family members of candidates cannot serve in an election where the relative is a candidate. Poll workers will be required to attend training before each election and be available to work 6am until on Election Day. Please contact the Board of Elections Office at 478-552-5239 for more information.


Voters wanting absentee ballots must complete an Absentee Ballot Application for each Election. New applications are necessary for everyone because this is the beginning of an new election cycle. EVEN IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED BALLOTS IN THE PAST. Elderly and disabled voters will only need to complete ONE application for this election cycle, but they must mark it on the application that they are elderly or disabled. Applications are available at the Board of Elections and Registration or can be mailed by calling 478-552-5239. Voters may also visit to print an absentee voter application. Ballot application requests can be made now and the first day ballots will be mailed for the March 24, 2020 Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

****Important Information for the Upcoming General Election on November 3, 2020 ****

Washington County Board of Elections

The Washington County Board of Elections and Registration would like to announce that the deadline for Registering to Vote for the General Election is October 5, 2020. The Election Date is November 3, 2020. You can register to vote online at or call the Board of Elections and Registration Office and a Voter Registration Application will be mailed to you. You may also start requesting Absentee Ballot Applications for the November 3, 2020 General Election. If you have any further questions please contact this office at 478-552-5239. Early Voting will begin on October 12th– October 30th, 2020 from 9am-5pm with a MANDATORY Saturday Voting on October 24th from 9am-4pm.





The Election Day Voting Precinct (91)-Harrison is moving from the Harrison Fire Station located at 45 Donovan Rd., Harrison, Ga. 31035 to the City Hall of Harrison located at 40 N. Railroad Avenue, Harrison, Ga. 31035.

Electors of Precinct (91)-Harrison will vote at the New Location beginning with the General/Special Election to be held on November 3, 2020.

Electors of Precinct (91)- Harrison will begin receiving precinct cards in the mail from the Board of Elections Office informing them of the new location to report to vote on Election Day.





                                                                        Cathy L. Hagans

                                                                        Director of Elections

                                                                        Washington County, Georgia

















Election Dates:
See GA Sec. of State website at