Lanier County Board of Elections & Registration

 Important Public Notice!

Logic & Analysis testing for the presidential election recount will begin Tuesday, November 24th at 9am and continue until completed. Ballot scanning for the presidential election recount will begin Monday, November 30th, and end no later than Midnight on Wednesday, December 2nd

State required Risk Limiting Audit will begin on Wednesday at 9am and continue until it is complete.

Absentee Ballots

An absentee ballot dropbox has been installed at the elections office
162 W Thigpen Ave,
Ste C.
Lakeland, GA 31635
The dropbox is located next to the door

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.


Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-492, notice is hereby given that computation, canvassing and certification of the returns of votes cast in the June 2020 General Primary and the March 2020 Presidential Preference Primary will take place in the Lanier County Elections office, on Friday, 19 June 2020, beginning at 1 P.M.


As of July 1, 2019 The Lanier County Board of Registrars will assume the newly created Lanier County Board of Elections and Registration per the law that was signed by the Governor Kemp.

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) 482-8361 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

Fax 229-482-3680

Ryan Tuten
Chairman of the Board of Elections
Joshua Black
Supervisor of Elections
James Barnes
Assistant Supervisor of Elections
Amy Griffin
Anthony Gutierrez
Gene Sellers
Theba Sirmans