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Board of Elections

For elections in which there are no federal or state candidates on the ballot, no Saturday voting hours shall be required.

Early Voting begins 21 days prior to each Primary and General Election and as soon as practicable before special elections and runoffs. Any voter may cast an absentee ballot in our office prior to the election with no reason required. A picture ID must be provided by the voter.


Absentee Ballots
All requests for absentee ballots must state:

  • Which election ballot is requested for: (If a primary election, request must choose Democrat or Republican ballot.)
  • Name and address as registered.
  • Date of birth.
  • Address for delivery of ballot.
  • Signature of applicant.

Any elector who is unexpectedly hospitalized on the day of an election may call the Board of Elections (621-6622) by noon, and an absentee ballot will be delivered to the elector.

Relatives may request absentee ballots for electors temporarily out of the county or physically disabled by submitting an absentee application in person or by mail to the Board of Elections.

To print out an Absentee Ballot Application, please go to the State of GA My Voter Page.

Use the following link to pull up the Absentee Ballot Application:  Mail In Absentee Ballot Application.

The application may be filled out and printed from this page. You may mail the completed application to:

Macon-Bibb County Board of Elections
P.O. Box 6297
Macon, GA  31208

or fax it to (478) 784-9774. Absentee Applications must be received by the Board of Elections office no later than 5:30 PM the Friday preceding each election.

Board Meeting Information
The Board of Elections consists of a five member Board.

Two members are appointed by the Republican Party - Two members by the Democratic Party - Those four members appoint One Non-Partisan Member.

Members are appointed for two year terms.

Board Meetings are held the third Thursday** of each month at 4:00 p.m. at the Macon-BIbb County Board of Elections Office located at 2445 Pio Nono Ave, Macon, GA.

**In months which an election is held the Board Meetings are held at 9:30 AM on the Friday following the election. **

Please Note: Meetings are subject to change, please call 478-621-6622 to verify date and time.

Voter Registration Forms

Voter Registration forms are available at:

Board of Elections Main Office
2445 Pio Nono Avenue
Macon, Georgia 31206
Mon-Fri   8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Phone : (478) 621 - 6622
Fax :    (478) 784 - 9774

City Hall
700 Poplar Street
Macon, Ga 31201
Mon-Fri    8:30 am to 5:30 pm

All Public Libraries
Department Family & Children Services
Drivers License Bureau

Registration is permanent if you: (A voter must vote once every three years to remain active)

Notify the Board of Elections of a change of address within Bibb County. Notify the Board of Elections if you change your name. (NOTE: Upon registration in Bibb County, previous registration will be cancelled.) A separate registration for city elections is not required.

Registration Deadlines

Voter registration cutoff is always thirty (30) days before date of primaries or general elections. Date varies for special elections.

Qualifications for Registering and Voting

A citizen of the United States.
At least 18 years of age on date of election; 17 ½ at registration.
A resident of Georgia (Bibb County). No standard length of residency is required.
No felony conviction – unless rights have been restored.
Mentally sound.
(NOTE: False information on a registration is a felony.)

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601 Mulberry Street Macon, GA 31201     Phone Number : (478) 621 - 6400
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