Elections

ELECTIONS PERSONNEL

ELECTIONS SUPERINTENDENT: Jonathan R. Fordham, Probate Judge

BOARD OF REGISTRARS:

Cheryl H. Ates, Chair and Chief Registrar

Glennis M. Douglas, Vice-Chair

Rene Yawn

William A. Faircloth, JR.

Gerald Ross

BOARD OF REGISTRARS CONTACT INFORMATION

LOCATION: Upstairs in the Bleckley County Courthouse

MAIL: 112 N Second Street, Cochran, GA 31014

PHONE: 478-934-3200 Ext. 8

EMAIL: BLECKLEYVR@BLECKLEY.ORG

FAX: 478-298-6830

VOTING LOCATIONS

ADVANCED VOTING: New Registrars’ Office, Bleckley County Courthouse Annex, 

Physical Address: 106 E Cherry Street,

Mailing Address: 112 N Second Street,

ELECTION DAY: Bleckley County Precinct, 290 Ash Street, Cochran, GA 31014

2022 ELECTION SCHEDULE

GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION,

NONPARTISAN GENERAL ELECTION AND

SPECIAL ELECTION DATE- May 24, 2022 

Voter Registration Deadline: April 25, 2022

Early voting: May 2-May 20, 2022, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, M-F

Saturday voting: May 7, 2022, and May 14, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bleckley County Courthouse, Registrar’s Office

PRIMARY RUNOFF (If Required)-June 21, 2022  

Early Voting: June 13-17, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bleckley County Courthouse, Registrar’s Office

GENERAL ELECTION/SPECIAL ELECTION-NOVEMBER 8, 2022

Voter registration deadline: October 11, 2022

Early voting: October 17- November 4, 2022, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, M-F

Saturday voting: October 22, 2022, and October 29, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bleckley County Courthouse, Registrar’s Office

GENERAL RUNOFF STATE (If Required): DECEMBER 6, 2022

Early Voting: November 28 – December 2, 2022, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, M-F

GENERAL RUNOFF FEDERAL (If Required): DECEMBER 6, 2022

Early Voting: November 28 – December 2, 2022, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, M-F

STATE OF GEORGIA                           

COUNTY OF BLECKLEY

ELECTION AUDIT PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that an audit of the results from November 8, 2022, General Election, will begin Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.  The audit will continue from day to day until complete and members of the public are entitled to be present during the audit. Said audit will be conducted at the Jaycee Barn, located at 290 Ash Street, Cochran, GA 31014. 

This 21st day of October, 2022.

Jonathan R. Fordham

Judge, Probate Court of Bleckley County

Bleckley County Election Superintendent

STATE OF GEORGIA                           

COUNTY OF BLECKLEY

NOTICE OF COMPUTATION OF RETURNS

Pursuant to OCGA § 21-2-492, notice is hereby given that the Bleckley County Election Superintendent intends to commence and hold computation and canvassing of returns for the election to be held on December 6, 2022, beginning Tuesday, December 6, 2022, after polls close at 7:00 pm. Computation and canvassing will continue until complete and members of the public are entitled to be present during that process. Said computation and canvassing will be conducted at the Jaycee Barn located at 290 Ash Street, Cochran, GA 31014.

This 10th day of November, 2022.

 

Jonathan R. Fordham

Judge, Probate Court of Bleckley County

Bleckley County Election Superintendent

STATE OF GEORGIA                           

COUNTY OF BLECKLEY

LOGIC AND ACCURACY TESTING PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to OCGA § 21-2-379.25, notice is hereby given that the logic and accuracy testing and preparation of voting equipment to be used in the December 6, 2022, General Election, both Election Day and Advanced Voting, will begin Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.  Testing will continue from day to day until complete and members of the public are entitled to be present during testing.  Said testing and preparation will begin in the Office of the Probate Court in the Bleckley County Courthouse and then be completed at the Jaycee Barn located at 290 Ash Street, Cochran, GA 31014. 

This 10th day of November, 2022.

 

Jonathan R. Fordham

Judge, Probate Court of Bleckley County

Bleckley County Election Superintendent

STATE OF GEORGIA                           

COUNTY OF BLECKLEY

EARLY PROCESSING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-386(a)(2)(A), notice is hereby given that the Bleckley County Election Superintendent intends to begin early processing of absentee ballots cast in the General Election to be held on December 6, 2022, beginning Monday, December 5, 2022, at 1:00 pm. Processing will continue from day to day and hour to hour until complete and members of the public are entitled to be present during processing.  Said processing will begin in the Office of the Voter Registrars located at 112 N Second Street, Cochran, GA 31014 (Courthouse Annex) and be completed at the Jaycee Barn located at 290 Ash Street, Cochran, GA 31014. The early processing of absentee ballots before the closing of the polls shall be a controlled process in order to maintain the secrecy of all ballots and to protect against the collection or disclosure of any balloting information before the close of the polls at 7:00 P.M. on Election Day.

This 10th day of November, 2022.

 

Jonathan R. Fordham

Judge, Probate Court of Bleckley County

Bleckley County Election Superintendent