Elections and Registration News

Welcome to the official website of the Putnam County Board of Elections and Registration. Please check back often for election and registration news, updates, and additional content. 

Georgia law (O.C.G.A. § 21-2-417) requires Georgia residents to show photo identification when voting in person. For additional information, please click here or call 706.485.8683.

If you have misplaced your precinct card or have not yet received one after registering, you can now access it and print it at home by visiting your My Voter Page on the Secretary of State's website. Voters are not required to show their precinct card at the polls

Putnam County will be holding a special district mass transportation sales and use tax referendum on November 7, 2017. This referendum is separate from the City of Eatonton election that is also being held on November 7, 2017. Voters cannot vote in the city election at the Board of Elections and Registration during advance voting or their county precinct on Election Day. 

The voter registration deadline for the November election is Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Advanced in person voting begins the following week on Monday, October 16 at 8:00 am in the Board of Elections and Registration located on the main floor of the Putnam County Courthouse. Advance voting will be open Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm October 16-November 3, 2017. Voters wishing to vote absentee by mail can contact the BER for an application or print one from here.

THE VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE NOVEMBER 7, 2017 SPECIAL ELECTION IS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10.