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.

Annette Wyche

BOARD OF REGISTRARS CONTACT INFORMATION

LOCATION: Behind the Tax Assessors Office

MAIL: 106 N. Cherry 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

March 12, 2024 Presidential Preference Primary Dates and Times

Advanced Voting: February 19, 2024 – March 8, 2024 (M-F) – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday Advanced Voting: February 24, 2024, and March 2, 2024 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Election Day Voting: March 12, 2024 – 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

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 March 12, 2024, Presidential Preference Primary, both Election Day and Advanced Voting, will begin Thursday, February 8, 2024, 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 11th day of January, 2024.

 

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 Presidential Preference Primary to be held on March 12, 2024, beginning Monday, March 11, 2024, 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 106 Cherry 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 11th day of January, 2024.

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 Presidential Preference Primary to be held on March 12, 2024, beginning Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 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 11th day of January, 2024.

 

Jonathan R. Fordham

Judge, Probate Court of Bleckley County

Bleckley County Election Superintendent