Lanier County Board of Elections & Registration



The Lanier County Board of Elections will begin the Risk Limiting Audit at 9:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 14 Dec 2022, and continuing daily until 4:00 p.m., or later, if necessary to complete the audit by Thursday, 15 Dec 2022 at 5:00 P.M.


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





EARLY SCANNING: The Lanier County Board of Elections will begin scanning Absentee by mail ballots at 1700 on Tuesday 6 December 2022.

TUE                     6 December 2022        1700 – 1900 hours

After Election Day any remaining absentee ballots and any provisional ballots cast in the 6 December 2022 General Runoff and will be scanned beginning on Wednesday 7 December 2022 at 1300 hours, and continuing daily from 0900 until 4 p.m.  until all ballots are scanned and tabulated.


EARLY COMPUTATION: On Election Day, 6 December 2022, the Lanier County Elections office will begin tabulating absentee ballots at 1800 hours, at 162 W. Thigpen Ave. Suite C Lakeland. Results will not be available until after 1900 hours on Election Day.


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

6 December 2022 General Runoff will take place in the Lanier County Elections office, on Monday, 12 December 2022, beginning at 1 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.

EARLY VOTING NOTICE – 6 December 2022 General Election  

 Early Voting Days/Hours:  

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


Mon – Fri               28 Nov 2022 – 2 Dec 2022           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.

 28 Nov 2022 is the last day we can mail Absentee Ballots to voters.

 On the LAST DAY TO VOTE, Tuesday 6 Dec 2022, 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:





Notice is hereby given that the preparation and testing of voting system components to be used in the 6 Dec 2022 General Runoff will begin at 9:00 a.m., on Monday, 21 November 2022, or on a later date as soon as the database is received at the Lanier County Elections office located at 162 W Thigpen Ave., Suite 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.


Lanier County Elections




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

Amy Griffin
Chair of the Board of Elections
Renee Church
Supervisor of Elections
Emily Radabaugh
Assistant Supervisor 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