Board of Elections & Registration
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 Opens in New Window 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.
Mvp.sos.ga.gov - ( Voters will have to vote in the same party as they voted in the General Primary Election held May 24, 2022.) If there is no opposition for your party you will not receive a ballot.
NEWTON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION
Topic: Board of Elections Regular Monthly Meeting -
Time: October 10, 2022 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Location : 1113 Usher St Ste 103 Covington, Ga ( back office)
**Please view "Ways to Vote" to find information concerning Early Voting Locations and schedules.
( quick links on the left side of page)
IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES:
DATES TO ACCEPT AB APPLICATIONS REQUEST – SB 202 RULE
78 DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION -AUGUST 22, 2022 -
Last date to request with a completed application
OCTOBER 28, 2022 11 DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION
Completed applications can be returned :
Mail : Board of Elections - POB 1274 Covington, Ga 30015
Email : email@example.com
Fax : 770-784-2057
**Contact information provided for the voter assist with our office being able to notify the voter if information is missing from the application which will delay in processing.
Last to register to vote in the November 08, 2022 General Elections : October 11, 2022 before 5pm.
Advancing Voting Locations : Turner Lake Center 6183 Turner Lake Rd Covington Ga 30014 and Prospect Church at Oak Hill 6752 Highway 212 Covington, Ga 30016
Advance Voting Dates: October 17, 2022 - November 04 , 2022 ( Times TBD) Monday - Friday
October 22, 2022 ( Saturday Voting) 9:00am - 5:00pm - Turner Lake Center (only)
October 29, 2022 ( Saturday Voting) 9:00a, - 5:00pm - Turner Lake Center ( only)
October 30, 2022 ( Sunday voting) 11:00am - 4:00pm - Turner Lake Center (only)
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)
Absentee Ballot Updates - Newton County
AB Daily Report - November 8, 2022 ( General Election)
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.
Last day to request a mailed ballot is October 28, 2022.
2022 - Poll Workers application
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****Public Invited *Social distancing enforced* during all in-person meetings.