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 contact the Board of Elections office for more information.











March 1, 2016, Presidential Preference Primary

Important Information for Voters

The voter registration deadline for the March 1, 2016 Presidential Preference Primary is:
Monday, February 1, 2016
To register to vote, one may visit the Board of Elections Office at 500 Faircloth Drive, Building E in Evans from 8:00am to 5:00pm daily, at most public libraries, by downloading and using the mobile app “GA VOTES”, or submit an application online at the Georgia Secretary of State’s My Voter Page at: 

The My Voter Page also provides sample ballots, polling place locations, information on advance/absentee voting, and more.  We strongly encourage all voters to confirm their registration information before the deadline and voting.

For more information, please visit (under the Board of Elections) or by calling

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 




Georgia Secretary of State








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