Board of Elections & Registration


MISSION STATEMENT 

The Newton County Board of Elections serves as the Superintendent of Elections for Newton County and is responsible for seeing that all voter registration and the conduct of elections comply with the laws, rules and regulations set forth in the Georgia Election Code and the Rules and Regulations promulgated by the State Election Board.

It is our mission to conduct voter registration and voting in Newton County in an efficient and trustworthy manner.

Absentee Ballot Status

Voters may visit the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page to check the status of an absentee ballot including the request.  Click My Voter Page to visit the site. 

New Election Equipment 

Visit the Georgia Secretary of State’s Secure the Vote website for information on the state’s new voting equipment.  This site contains a "How to Vote" video and printable information.

Click here New Election Equipment to view additional information regarding the new voting equipment for the State of Georgia. 

Voter Absentee Files

Click here to view voter absentee files for current and past elections.




NEWTON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION

             Topic: Board of Elections Regular Monthly Meeting                         1113 Usher St NW Ste 103 Covington, Ga 30014
 Time: December 14, 
2022 4:00pm


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Tentative Logic and Accuracy for December 6, 2022 GE Runoff

Notice is hereby given that the logic and accuracy testing on the voting units for the December 6, 2022 General Elections  Runoff will begin at 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday November 18, 2022 – November  22, 2022.  Testing will continue from day to day until complete and members of the public are entitled to be present during testing.   Said testing and preparation will be conducted at 1113 Usher Street, Suite 103 Covington, Georgia.


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                          Notice to Voters in Newton County , Georgia                                    

 Intent to Tabulate Absentee Ballots

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-386(a)(3)(4), you are hereby notified that it is the intent of the Newton County Board of Elections to begin tabulating the paper absentee ballots cast during the December 06, 2022 General Election at 5:00 PM at the Board of Elections Office located at 1113 Usher Street, Suite 103, Covington, Georgia.  The process for tabulating absentee ballots on the day of a primary, election, or runoff before the closing of the polls shall be a confidential process to maintain the secrecy of all ballots and to protect the disclosure of any balloting information before 7:00 P.M. on Election Day.

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**Please view "Ways to Vote" to find information concerning Early Voting Locations and schedules. 

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                                           IMPORTANT ELECTION FACTS:

1. Ballots  request 78 DAYS before an election  

2. Last date to  register for General Elections - October 11, 2022 

3.  Last date to request for a mail in ballot  for the December 06, 2022 election is November 28, 2022 before end of business.

4. Office mailing address : 

 Board of Elections - POB 1274 Covington, Ga 30015

5. Office Email:  elections@co.newton.ga.us 

6.Office Fax : 770-784-2057


ADVANCE VOTING DATE: 11/28/2022 - 12/02/2022


PROSPECT CHURCH AT OAK HILL - SITE 1

6752 HIGHWAY 212

COVINGTON, GA 30016

MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00AM - 5:00PM 


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TURNER LAKE RECREATION  - SITE  2

6185 TURNER LAKE RD NW

COVINGTON, GA 30014

MONDAY - THURSDAY 8:00AM - 7:00PM 

FRIDAY - 8:00AM - 5:00PM

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AB REPORTING - 12/06/2022

11-26-2022    11-27-2022  11-20-2022 to 11-27-2022 (Ballots Returned)

11-28-2022        11-29-2022

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Election Day : Voters who DO NOT vote during the advance voting timeframe will have to vote at their assigned Voting precinct.   

 Election Day : Where do I go vote? 

1.: Google : Georgia My Voter Page  ( click link and follow instructions) 

2. Go to Ways to Vote ( quick link on left side of this page at the top) 

3. Call 770-784-2055 and provide your registered  legal name and DOB and office staff will assist locating your voting precinct.  ( Polls open 7:00am - 7:00pm)
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Absentee Ballot  - Newton County

November 8, 2022 - Statistical Reports 

Election Data Hub - https://sos.ga.gov/data-hub-2022-general-election

Absentee Voter Files - https://sos.ga.gov/page/voter-absentee-files

( Election year : 2022     Election Category : Statewide    Election Day  11/8,2022 )

 Newton County #107 on the file

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Newton County - SAMPLE "COMPOSITE" BALLOT

 GENERAL ELECTION -  NOVEMBER 08, 2022

( Please view www.mvp.sos.ga.us for your exact ballot information).


Please click the links below to view the ballots.

 

Non- Partisan Sample Ballot

Non- Partisan / Municipal Sample Ballot ( City of Covington Residents)

Federal Sample Ballot

Certified Write -In Candidates

Last day to request a mailed ballot is October 28, 2022.

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2022 - Poll Workers application

Poll Workers Online Application

 Interested in supporting your community?  Poll Worker Training Resource 


****Public Invited *Social distancing enforced* during all in-person meetings.