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.

2021 Election Calendar

Election Date Election Voter Registration Deadline Runoff Date

January 5, 2021

Federal Runoff for November 2020 General Election December 7, 2020


March 16, 2021

(Potential) Special Election

February 16, 2021

April 13, 2021

June 15, 2021

(Potential) Special Election

May 17, 2021

July 13, 2021

September 21, 2021

(Potential) Special Election

August 23, 2021

October 19, 2021

November 2, 2021

Municipal General Election

October 4, 2021

November 30, 2021

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