Board of Elections

MEMBERS: 5 members

TERM: 4 years – no limit

AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION: O.C.G.A. § 21-2-45

MEETING INFORMATION

  • Regular meetings: First Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m., 155 E. Washington Street
  • Special meetings: determined at the time of call
  • Meeting minutes & agendas

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Powers and duties of election superintendents relating to the conduct of primaries and elections pursuant to the provisions of Title 21 of the O.C.G.A.
  • Powers and duties of the board of registrars relating to the registration of voters and absentee balloting procedures pursuant to the provisions of Title 21 of the O.C.G.A.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a resident of Athens-Clarke County
  • Must be a registered voter
  • Never convicted of a felony
  • Not a holder of elected office
MEMBERS
TERM EXPIRES
Dr. Michele Simpson, Democratic Committee
12-31-2018
E. Walter Wilson, Republican Committee
12-31-2018
Alison McCullick
12-31-2019
Jesse Evans
12-31-2020
Charles Knapper
12-31-2020

METHOD OF APPOINTMENT:

  • Mayor and Commission (3)
  • Democratic Committee (1)
  • Republican Committee (1) 

CONTACT:
Charlotte Sosebee, Director of Elections and Voter Registration
706-613-3150

MORE INFORMATION
Elections & Voter Registration Website - www.accgov.com/elections

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