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VOTE: Polls open in Bulloch from 7am to 7pm on Tuesday, May 21; Last chance to vote for Sheriff, DA, Commission Chair and BOE

Tuesday is election day in Bulloch County! Don't forget to exercise your right to vote. Here's all the information you need to make the voting process a simple one. Grice Connect will provide election results as they come in Tuesday evening.

The general primary and nonpartisan election will take place in Bulloch County on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. A special election will also take place in Brooklet on the same day. Find all the information you need to vote below.

Keep checking with Grice Connect throughout the evening for election results as they become available.

Please be patient with poll workers. These workers are citizens who are stepping up to serve us all. If you are in line at 7:00pm, stay in line. You will be allowed to vote as long as you are in line.

The is the last opportunity you will have to vote in multiple races. 

Because they are nonpartisan or because there is no second party candidate, these offices will be decided on Tuesday:

  • Chairman of the Board of Commissioners: Incumbent Roy Thompson (R) is being challenged by David Bennett (R).
  • Commission 2A: Incumbent Curt Deal (R) is being challenged by Ray Davis (R).
  • BOE District 3: Incumbent Stuart Tedders did not seek re-election.  Jennifer Mock (NP) and Suzanne Hallman (NP) have qualified.
  • BOE District 7: Incumbent Heather Mims (NP) is being challenged by Lisha Nevil (NP).
  • Sheriff: Incumbent Noel Brown (R) is being challenged by Keith Howard (R).
  • District Attorney Daphne Totten (R) is being challenged by Robert Busbee (R).

Primary Election decided on Tuesday - Election will be decided in November:

  • Commission 1A: Incumbent Ray Mosley (D) is being challenged by Ryan Brannen (R). (NO PRIMARY OPPOSTION - DECIDED IN NOV)
  • Commission 2C: Incumbent Jappy Stringer (R) is being challenged by Brian Pfund (R)Nick Newkirk (R) and  Len Fatica (D). (Winner on Tuesday, May 21 between Stringer, Pfund and Newkirk will run against Len Fatica in Nov.)
  • Coroner: Appointed incumbent Richard Pylant did not seek election. Deputy Coroner Chuck Francis (R), Deputy Coroner Craig Tremble (D) and Matthew Lovett (D) have all qualified. (Winner on Tuesday between Tremble and Lovett will run against Francis in Nov.)

Election Day Voting

This will occur at your voting precinct on MAY 21 from 7:00am to 7:00pm. If you are in line at 7:00pm, you will be allowed to cast your vote.

When you get to your polling place, proceed to the check-in desk and fill out a voter’s certificate with your name and address. Next, show your photo ID. A poll worker will then check your photo ID, verify that you are registered and at the correct polling location, issue you a voter access card or ballot, whichever is applicable, and allow you to vote.

May 21st Sample Ballot (Bulloch County)

CLICK HERE to view a sample ballot with all candidates. Click here to view our candidate guide.

Check Your Voter Registration, View Ballot & Find Polling Location

CLICK HERE to go to MyVoterPage to verify you are registered to vote and to view your ballot. 

You will enter your first initial, last name, county name, and date of birth. It will then verify you are an active voter and show you the location of your voting precinct.  You can also view your sample ballot. This ballot will only include candidates whose district you live in and you can vote for. 

For more information, contact the Bulloch County Elections office at 912-764-6502.

I.D. Requirements

Georgia law requires registered voters to show photo identification in order to vote in person.

What IDs are acceptable?

  • Any valid state or federal government issued photo ID, including a FREE Voter ID Card issued by your county registrar’s office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)
  • A Georgia Driver’s License
  • Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state
  • Valid U.S. passport ID
  • Valid U.S. military photo ID
  • Valid tribal photo ID

Georgia’s Voter Identification Card

If you do not have one of the six acceptable forms of photo ID, the State of Georgia offers a FREE Voter Identification Card. An identification card can be issued at any county registrar’s office or Department of Driver Services Office free of charge. For more information, call 404-656-2871 or Georgia Voter Identification Requirements (click here).

To receive a voter identification card, the voter must provide:

  • A photo identity document or approved non-photo identity document that includes full legal name and date of birth
  • Documentation showing the voter’s date of birth
  • Evidence that the applicant is a registered voter
  • Documentation showing the applicant’s name and residential address

Example of a Georgia Voter ID Card

If you do not have a photo ID listed above, you can still vote by provisional ballot. You have three days after the election to bring the required photo ID to your county registrar’s office in order for your provisional ballot to be counted.

If you have to vote a provisional ballot because you don’t have one of the forms of Photo ID listed above, you can go to your county voter registration office, get a FREE photo ID and present it within three days after the election and your provisional ballot will be counted.

If you simply forget your Photo ID, and time permits, you can retrieve it, return to the polling place, and vote.

Brooklet Special Election

A special election for the unexpired term of Brooklet City Councilmember Post #5 will be held from 7am until 7pm on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

This election is being held “separate and apart” from the Bulloch County election on the same date. The polling location will be the Bulloch County Recreation Department Brooklet Community Center at 416 N. Cromley Road, Brooklet, Georgia 30415. See more information here.

QUESTIONS? Contact the Bulloch County Elections office at 912-764-6502.