Lanier County Board of Elections & Registration

LOGIC AND ACCURACY TESTING PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Notice is hereby given that the preparation and testing of voting system components to be used in the 21 May 2024 General Primary Election will begin on Mon, 22 April 2024, at 8:00 a.m., or after the scheduled date upon receipt of the database. The testing will occur at the 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

elections@laniercountyboc.com

229-363-9260

 

EARLY VOTING NOTICE – 21 May 2024 General Primary / Nonpartisan Election 

 Early Voting Days/Hours:  

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

 

Mon – Sat            29 April – 4  May 2024                     9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Mon – Sat             6  May 2024 – 11 May 2024            9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Mon – Fri             13 May – 17 May 2024                      9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

If you wish to vote by mail, you may submit an online application at https://securemyabsenteeballot.sos.ga.gov, or 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.

 

The LAST day we can accept an absentee by mail ballot application and mail absentee ballots to voters is Friday, 10 May 2024.

On the LAST DAY TO VOTE, Tuesday 21 May 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: elections@laniercountyboc.com.

DEMOCRAT PARTY OF LANIER COUNTY
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE 5/21/2024 — MAY 21, 2024 – GENERAL PRIMARY / NONPARTISAN ELECTION
SHERIFF (D)
BILLY JOE FOSTER 96  S 8TH ST LANIER LAKELAND GEORGIA 31635
REPUBLICAN PARTY OF LANIER COUNTY
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE 5/21/2024 — MAY 21, 2024 – GENERAL PRIMARY / NONPARTISAN ELECTION
SHERIFF (R)
CHARLES “NICK” NORTON 41  BYRD LN LANIER NAYLOR GEORGIA 31641
EARL W DURRANCE JR 43  WILKERSON RD LANIER NAYLOR GEORGIA 31641 3910
KENTON F MOORE JR 2028  S HWY 129 LANIER STOCKTON GEORGIA 31649
TAX COMMISSIONER (R)
REBECCA S RAMPEY 283  N 135 HWY LANIER LAKELAND GEORGIA 31635
COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT 2 (R)
JOHN W STRICKLAND JR 22  HIGHWAY 122 CONN LANIER LAKELAND GEORGIA 31635
CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT (R)
PATRICIA BASS 406  S HWY 135 LANIER LAKELAND GEORGIA 31635
TABITHA L WATSON 219  N 135 HWY LANIER LAKELAND GEORGIA 31635
COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN (R)
ALEX LEE 186  S HWY 129 LANIER LAKELAND GEORGIA 31635 6340
COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION CHAIRMAN (R)
RANDY SIRMANS 22  HARRY SIRMANS LN LANIER LAKELAND GEORGIA 31635
COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 4 (R)
ALBERT DENNIS FENDER 1256  S HWY 129 LANIER STOCKTON GEORGIA 31649
COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 3 (R)
SUSAN G BOWLING 506  GOOD HOPE RD LANIER NAYLOR GEORGIA 31641 3712
CORONER (R)
PATCHES PHILLIPS 56  WILKERSON RD LANIER NAYLOR GEORGIA 31641 3911

 

NON-PARTISAN PARTY OF LANIER COUNTY
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE 5/21/2024 — MAY 21, 2024 – GENERAL PRIMARY / NONPARTISAN ELECTION
PROBATE COURT JUDGE
READA K HAMM 780  ALLEN RD LANIER NAYLOR GEORGIA 31641
ALVIN CLARKSON JR 27  N LAKESHORE DR LANIER LAKELAND GEORGIA 31635
VICTORIA DOVE JEWELL 42  S OAK LANIER LAKELAND GEORGIA 31635

 

NON-PARTISAN PARTY OF LANIER COUNTY

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE 11/5/2024 — NOVEMBER 5, 2024 – GENERAL ELECTION
SOIL AND WATER DISTRICT SUPERVISOR
RODNEY SIRMANS 115  DUSTY RHODES LANIER RAY CITY GEORGIA 31645

 

 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

 

In accordance with OCGA 48-8-244, a special election will be conducted in Lowndes County in the manner authorized under OCGA 21-2-540 for the purpose of submitting to the voters the following question for approval or rejection:

 

“Shall Lanier County’s transportation system and the

transportation network in this region and the state be improved

by providing for a 1 percent special district transportation sales

and use tax for the purpose of transportation projects and

programs for a period of ten years?”

( ) YES

( ) NO

 

The special election will be conducted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

 

All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to register to vote in the special election may register to vote through the close of business on April 22, 2024.

 

Advance voting will be held April 29, 2024, through May 17, 2024, at the Lanier County Elections office located at 162 W. Thigpen Ave. Ste. C., Lakeland, GA 31635.

 

Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, May 21, 2024.

 

 

NOTICE OF SCANNING, COMPUTATION, CANVASSING AND CERTIFICATION OF ELECTION RETURNS

EARLY SCANNING: The Lanier County Board of Elections will begin scanning Absentee by mail ballots at 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday 21 May 2024,

and continuing through Election Day as they arrive in the Elections office.

 

EARLY COMPUTATION: On Election Day, 21 May 2024, the Lanier County Elections office will begin tabulating ballots at

5:00 P.M. at 162 W. Thigpen Ave. Ste. C, Lakeland. Results will not be available until after 7 P.M. on Election Day.

 

CERTIFICATION: Notice is hereby given that computation, canvassing and certification of the returns of votes cast in the

21 May 2024 Election will take place in the Lanier County Elections office, on Friday, 24 May 2024, at 5:00 P.M.

 

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

 

 

 

NOTICE OF RISK LIMITING AUDIT OF THE 21 MAY 2024 ELECTION BALLOTS

 

The Risk Limiting Audit will be conducted at the Lanier County Elections office, at 162 W Thigpen Ave., in Lakeland, and are open to viewing by the public.

 

For additional information contact the Elections office at

229.363.9260.

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 elections@laniercountyboc.com 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 elections@laniercountyboc.com

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
229-363-9260

Renee Church
Supervisor of Elections
Emily Radabaugh
Assistant Supervisor of Elections
James Barnes
Chair of the Board of Elections
Kellie McCrae
Board Member District 1
Mable Bolling
Board Member District 2
Patricia Gordon
Board Member District 3
Shelby Clance
Board Member District 4