Lanier County Board of Elections & Registration



Qualifying for placement on the 21 MAY 2024 Non-Partisan, Primary and General and Special Election ballots will be as follows, in the Lanier County Board of Elections at 162 W Thigpen Ave, Ste C Lakeland, GA 31635.


Qualifying: 4 March 2024 at 9:00 a.m. through 8 March 2024 at 12:00 noon.


OFFICE (Vote for 1)

Sheriff                                                                                            $ 1,678.57

Clerk of Superior Court                                                               $ 1,465.69

Judge, Probate Court                                                                  $ 1,465.69

Tax Commissioner                                                                       $ 1,465.69

Coroner                                                                                          $ 36.00

County Commission Chairman                                                  $ 450.00

County Commission Districts 3, 4                                             $ 90.00

Board of Education Chairman                                                    $ 50.00

Board of Education Districts 2                                                   $ 50.00


Qualifying fees may be paid by cash, money order or check.


If you have any questions, you may call the Elections office at 229-363-9260, e-mail, or come to the office at 162 W Thigpen Ave Ste C, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.





Notice is hereby given that the preparation and testing of voting system components to be used in the 12 March 2024 Presidential Preference Primary Election will begin on Wed, 10 Jan 2024, at 9:00 a.m., or after the scheduled date upon receipt of the database. The testing will occur at the Lanier County Elections office located at 162 W Thigpen Ave Ste C in Lakeland. Preparation and testing will continue from day to day until complete, and representatives of political parties and bodies, news media, and the public are permitted to observe such tests. For more information contact the Elections office.


Lanier County Elections



EARLY VOTING NOTICE – 12 March 2024 Presidential Preference Primary  

 Early Voting Days/Hours:  

Elections Office – 162 W. Thigpen Ave. Ste. C in Lakeland


Mon – Sat            19 – 24  Feb 2024                     9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Mon – Sat             26  Feb 2024 – 2 Mar 2024      9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Mon – Fri             4 – 8 Mar 2024                           9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


If you wish to vote by mail, you may call or email a request to have an absentee ballot application mailed to you.

 A drop box has been provided in the Elections office lobby to return mail ballots in person; you can also drop them off at the office front counter or return them in the mail.

 1 March 2024 is the last day we can mail Absentee Ballots to voters.

 On the LAST DAY TO VOTE, Tuesday 12 March 2024, you may vote from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the Board of Elections.


If you have any questions, call or email the elections office at

Ph: 229-363-9260, E-mail:





For additional information contact the Elections office at






All events are open to viewing by the public and will be conducted at the Elections office, 162 W. Thigpen Ave Suite C, Lakeland.



Important Public Notice!                                     

Absentee Ballots

An absentee ballot drop box has been installed at the elections office
162 W Thigpen Ave,
Ste C.
Lakeland, GA 31635
The drop box is located inside the office

We also have a secure post office box that is not located at our physical address. The post office address is:
Lanier County Board of Elections
PO Box 155
Lakeland, GA 31635

Please call 229-363-9260, or email if you have any questions.


The Board of Elections & Registration provides the following services:

The Board of Elections & Registration registers all eligible citizens to vote, provides free voter ID’s, and maintains district maps for Lanier County. We also conduct all Federal, State and County wide elections, maintain election results, and uphold election laws regarding registration and voting.

To register to vote you must:

1. Be a citizen of the United States
2. Be a legal resident of the Lanier County
3. Be at least 17 1/2 years of age to register and 18 years of age to vote
4. Not be serving a sentence for conviction of a felony involving moral turpitude
5. Have not been found mentally incompetent by a judge

Click here to register to vote

Find where you should vote
Absentee Ballot Information
Qualifying Candidate Info

Was my Provisional Ballot counted?

For Lanier County information, contact our office at (229) 363-9260 or

The Secretary of State’s Office has also established a secure website and free-access telephone number for provisional ballot voters to access to determine whether their provisional ballots were counted and if not, the reason why.

Secretary of State’s Office

Their phone number is (844) 537-5375.


Lanier B.O.E.R.
162 W Thigpen Ave., Suite C
Lakeland, GA 31635

Renee Church
Supervisor of Elections
Emily Radabaugh
Assistant Supervisor of Elections
Amy Griffin
Chair of the Board of Elections
Kellie McCrae
Board Member District 1
Mable Bolling
Board Member District 2
Patricia Gordon
Board Member District 3
Chris Burns
Board Member District 4