Board of Elections


A Department of Community & Leisure Services Division

Columbia County Board of Elections

Electronic Voting 
Office Location:
500 Faircloth Dr., Bldg. E
Evans, Georgia 30809
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 919
Evans, Georgia 30809
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Phone: (706) 868-3355
Fax: (706) 868-3358



Board Meetings:

The Columbia County Board of Elections meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10:30am in the Board of Elections Office conference room, located at 500 Faircloth Drive, Building E, Evans, GA. The meetings are open to the public. Please note, the Board of Elections will meet on election day and the Friday after each election for certification. ~ Please contact the Board of Elections office for more information.

The October meeting has been canceled. The Board will meet November 8, 2016 and November 14, 2016.









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Different Location for Early Voting for

November 8, 2016 General Election!

Early voting will be available Monday, October 17, 2016 through November 4, 2016; 8:00am to 5:00pm.  The early voting will take place in Building G3 of the Evans Government Complex Center, which is located at 610 Ronald Reagan Drive. This is next to the Zaxby’s on Ronald Reagan Drive, in Evans.

We will not conduct any early voting at our office for this election.

There will be two additional advance voting sites open beginning Saturday, October 29, 2016 (9:00am to 4:00pm) and for the final week of voting—October 31, 2016 through November 4, 2016; 8:00am to 5:00pm.  These locations are:

Patriots Park—5445 Columbia Road, Grovetown
Stevens Creek Community Church—600 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta

Mission Statement:
To serve the public and register all eligible citizens to vote and assign voters to respective precincts in accordance with state and federal laws in order to conduct fair and impartial elections. We accomplish this mission by providing excellent customer service to candidates and the public by answering questions regarding elected officials and election districts, election statistics, and other registration and election related matters.  

We are pleased to be able to provide this website to inform you about voting and elections in Columbia County. Our staff continually strives to provide excellent customer service to voters, residents, candidates, and the media.

The Board of Elections office was established for the purpose of registering eligible persons to vote and conducting elections. We conduct all elections for Columbia County, including the cities of Harlem and Grovetown.

We hope you find this site informative and helpful, but if you have any questions, please give us a call. Thank you for your interest in voting.   

2016 Elections and Voter Registration Calendar


Election Date

Voter Registration Deadline

Presidential Preference Primary & Special Election    

March 1, 2016

February 1, 2016

Special Election Run-off (If Needed)

March 29, 2016

February 1, 2016

General Primary Election & Nonpartisan General Election

May 24, 2016

April 26, 2016

General Primary Run-off

July 26, 2016

April 26, 2016

General Election

November 8, 2016

October 11, 2016

General Election Run-off for
Local & State Offices

December 6, 2016

October 11, 2016

General Election Run-off for
Federal Offices

January 10, 2017 

October 11, 2016 




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