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  • PUBLIC NOTICE

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    TO FILL A VACANCY ON THE
                                       BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
     Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-540, a special election shall be held in Candler County District 2 to fill the vacancy and complete the unexpired term in the office of 
    Board of County Commissioners, District 2, caused by the resignation of Commissioner David Brad Jones.  The special election will be held on May 21, 2024. The winning candidate shall serve for the remainder of the term which ends on Dec. 31, 2026.

    Qualifying for the special election shall be held at 35 SW Broad St. Metter, Ga. in the office of the Registrar and Election Superintendent beginning at 8:30 a.m.
    on March 4th, 2024 and ending at noon on March 8th, 2024. 
    The qualifying fee shall be $144.00.


    All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to register to vote in
    the special election may register to vote through the close of business on April 22, 2024.

    Early voting will be held from April 29th through May 17th. Polls will be open from
    7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.  


     Should a runoff election be required, such runoff will be held on June 18th, 2024.

     This the 21st day of February, 2024.
     Probate Judge Tony Thompson,
    as Election Superintendent of Candler County
                                                                                            
    to be published in the county legal organ per- O.C.G.A. §21-2-2(3)


     
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  • EARLY VOTING 

    Presidential Preference Primary voting Days and Hours

    Monday to Friday Feb. 19th through March 8th.
     8:30 to 5 daily
    Saturday 9-5 on Feb. 24 and March 2
    Election Day March 12
    7:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Jack Strickland Community Center
  • Qualifying 

    Click here for a list of the 2024 Election Qualifying Fees  
     
  • Voting

    Georgia law (O.C.G.A § 21-2-417) requires Georgia residents to show photo identification when voting
    in person. Acceptable forms of I.D. include:

    • Any valid state or federal government issued photo ID, including a FREE Voter ID Card issued by the Candler County Registrar’s office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)
    • A Georgia Driver's License, even if expired
    • 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

    If you DO NOT have one of these forms of ID, you can receive a FREE Georgia Voter ID card by contacting the Candler County Registrar’s office.

    On Election Day, you must vote at your designated polling place. Your assigned polling place is shown on your voter registration card. Polling places are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. If you are in line at 7 p.m., 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.

    Candler County Chief Deputy Registrar
    35 SW Broad St. Courthouse Sq, Metter, GA 30439
    912-685-6687
    Fax: 912-685-2189
    Email: kharris@candlerco-ga.gov

  • District Maps