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

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 June 21, 2022, beginning Tuesday, June 21, 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 112 N Second Street, Cochran, GA 31014 upstairs, across the hall from the Magistrate Court. 

This 30th day of May, 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 June 21, 2022, Democratic Primary Runoff Election, both Election Day and Advanced Voting beginning June 13, 2022, will begin Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at 6:00 p.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 be conducted at the Courthouse located at 112 N Second Street, Cochran, GA 31014 and 290 Ash Street, Cochran, GA 31014. 

This 30th day of May, 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 Democratic Primary Runoff Election to be held on June 21, 2022, beginning Monday, June 20, 2022, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 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 be conducted at 112 N Second Street, Cochran, GA 31014 upstairs in the Courthouse and in the Office of the Voter Registrars. 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 30th day of May, 2022.