Board of Elections

Documents — Hearing for Second District Chatham County Commissioners Race

Pursuant to the hearing, which took place at 10am, October 27, 2020, to contest the qualification of Tony Riley, Candidate for the Second District in the Chatham County Commissioners race, Mr. Riley was disqualified by the Board of Elections as a candidate for Second District Commissioner. Any votes cast for Mr. Riley will not be counted.

The Board of Elections of Chatham County functions as the superintendent of elections and conducts primaries and elections in accordance with State law. The Board performs all services and functions necessary to support the election process. The Board establishes boundaries for voting precincts, secures facilities to serve as polling locations for these precincts, recruits, selects, hires, trains and assigns personnel to serve as poll officials. The board also conducts qualification for candidates, develops ballots for elections, acquires, maintains, prepares and delivers equipment used to conduct elections, publicizes notices as required by law and maintains elections records.

The August 10 Board of Elections Meeting has been moved to August 17, 2020 at 3:30pm and will be conducted remotely using Zoom.
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The Board of Elections of Chatham County holds its regular monthly meeting on the second Monday of every month at 3:30pm.

These meetings are open to the public.

2020 Election Calendar

Election Date Election Voter Registration Deadline Runoff Date

June 9, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary / Special Election February 24, 2020

August 11, 2020

June 9, 2020

General Primary / Non Partisan General / Special Election

April 20, 2020 (Local and State)
June 22, 2020 (Federal)
August 11, 2020

November 3, 2020

Presidential / General / Special Election

October 5, 2020 (Local and State)
December 7, 2020 (Federal)
December 1, 2020
January 5, 2021

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