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Election Supervisor
Laura Hartsfield

Elections Assistant
Wendy Bennett

Monday – Friday
8:30am – 5:00pm

(229) 336-4928


Public Notices

21 May 2024 General Primary/Nonpartisan Election

Advanced Voting Days/Hours and Location Notice: Mitchell County Elections & Registration Office, 32 Court Ave, Camilla Ga 31730

Mon – Sat                    29 – April – May 4, 2024                      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mon – Sat                    6- 11 May 2024                                     8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mon – Fri                     13 – 17 May 2024                                  8:00 am – 5:00 pm

If you wish to vote by mail, you may call, e-mail, or fax a request to have an absentee ballot application mailed to you.

A drop box will be provided in the Elections Office to return mail ballots in person, you can also drop them off at the front office or return them in the mail.

On the LAST DAY TO VOTE, Tuesday 21st May 2024 you will vote in your assigned precinct from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm. To find your assigned precinct you can go to:

If you have any questions, call the Mitchell County Elections/Registrar’s office at 229-336-2018


Pursuant to O.C.G.A 21-2-386 (3) and O.C.G.A 21-2-386 (4). This is to notify the citizens of Mitchell County that the Mitchell County Board of Elections will begin the early processing (scanning) of Absentee by Mail Ballots cast in the May 21, 2024, General Primary/Nonpartisan Election on Monday, May 20, 2024, beginning at 3:00 pm. Scanning will be done at the Mitchell County Elections office located at 32 Court Ave, Camilla Georgia.


Notice is hereby given that the preparation and testing of voting system components to be used in the 21 May 2024 General Primary/Nonpartisan Election will begin on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at 8:00 a.m., or after the scheduled date upon receipt of the database. The testing will occur at the Mitchell County Elections office located at 32 Court Ave Camilla Ga. Preparation and testing will continue from day to day until complete, and representatives of political parties and bodies, news media, and the public are permitted to observe such tests. For more information contact the Elections office.

Mitchell County Elections

Board of Elections & Registration

The Board of Elections and Registration is responsible for voter registration & record maintenance, voting district maintenance, and the administration of all county, state, and federal elections including advance voting and absentee ballots.

The Board of Elections and Registration has a full-time Supervisor and Election Assistant to assist the citizens of Mitchell County.


Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 am. They are held in the office for the Board of Elections and Registration at 32 N Court Ave. Camilla, GA. They are open to the public.

Department Staff

Laura Hartsfield – Election Supervisor
Wendy Bennett – Elections Assistant

Board Members

Gustine Hayward – Chairperson – Email:
Cecile Brown – Vice Chairperson – Email:
Juliet Thomas – Secretary – Email:
Valerie Neal – Member – Email:
Susan Rackley – Member – Email:

Voter Identification Requirements

Georgia Annotated Code Section 21-2-417

Each elector shall present proper identification to a poll worker prior to such person’s admission to the enclosed space at such polling place. Proper identification shall consist of any one of the following;

  1. A valid Georgia driver’s license which may also be expired.
  2. A valid identification card issued by a branch, department, agency or entity of the State of Georgia, any other state, or the United States authorized by law to issue personal identification, provided that such identification card contains a photograph of the elector.
  3. A valid United States passport.
  4. A valid employee identification card containing a photograph of the elector and issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the United States government, this state, or any county, municipality, board, authority , or entity of this state
  5. A valid United States military identification card containing a photograph of the elector.
  6. A valid tribal identification card containing a photograph of the elector.

Any elector who registers for the first time in Georgia by mail, and does not provide identification at the time of registering, may provide one of the six items of photo identification listed above. The elector may also present one of the following forms of identification when voting the first time;

  • Copy of a current utility bill
  • Copy of a bank statement
  • Copy of a government check/paycheck
  • Copy of government document that shows the name and address of elector

If a registered voter does not have an acceptable form of photo identification, the State of Georgia offers a free voter identification card. An identification card may be issued by the Department of Driver services offices free of charge.

 Voter must provide the following;

  1. A document that may include a photo that provides full legal name and date of birth.
  2. Documentation showing the applicants date of birth.
  3. Evidence that the applicant is a registered voter.
  4. Documentation showing the applicant’s name and residential address.

For more information, visit the Georgia Secretary of State’s website at

Absentee Voting Information

Citizens may cast an absentee ballot by mail or in-person.

Absentee Voting by Mail

A voter who requests an absentee ballot by mail is not required to provide a reason why he or she is voting absentee. Voters may submit a request for an absentee ballot by mail as early as 180 days before an election. Absentee Ballot Applications are available at the Voter Registration Office, or can be downloaded/printed by clicking here:

Military/Physical Disabled/65 Years or Older Voters

Voters under this category may choose to submit one application and receive a ballot for all elections to be held during the year. Voters are reminded to make sure to check the box for all ballots on the application.

Special Note: A separate application must be made for the Presidential Preference Primary. Voters may request an absentee ballot in person, by fax, or by mail. Absentee ballots are available 45 days prior to the election.

Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA)

Georgia Residents serving in the Uniformed Services or residing overseas may register to vote and cast their ballot in Georgia.

Who is a Uniformed Services Voter?

A Uniformed Services voter is a U.S. citizen who is a member of (or the spouse or dependent of a member of) the:

  • Uniformed Services(Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard);
  • Merchant marine;
  • Commissioned corps of the Public Health Service; and
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

If a voter is military personnel or a spouse or dependent of military personnel or civilian residing overseas, see the Overseas/Military Voters link by clicking here:

Where to Send Absentee Ballot Requests

Absentee Ballot Requests may be submitted and returned to the following:

Mitchell County Voter Registration and Elections
32 Court Ave
P.O. Box 1009
Camilla, Ga 31730
Office: (229) 336-2018
Fax: (229) 336-4928

How to Return an Absentee Ballot

Absentee Ballots may be returned through the U.S. Mail, by the voter in person, or by a relative of a voter, in order to be counted. Ballots should be mailed/hand delivered to the address listed above.

Mitchell County Georgia
Voting Precincts

Jackson Davis House
333 East Walton St
Baconton, Ga 31716

Branchville Community Courthouse
7636 Ga Hwy 65
Camilla, Ga 31730

Camilla North
Jester Recreation Center
400 Pecan Dr
Camilla, Ga 31730
     (Temporary 2024)
Moved to Mitchell County
Elections & Registration Office

Camilla South
Resource Center
123 Perry St
Camilla, Ga 31730

Cotton Courthouse
4562 Stagecoach Rd
Pelham, Ga 31779

Hinsonton Courthouse
3026 White Church Rd
Pelham, Ga31779

Hopeful Community Center
9901 Ga Hwy 65
Camilla, Ga 31730

Lester Community Courthouse
8797 Frazier Rd Between Hwy 111 & Hwy 93
Baconton, Ga 31716

Pebble City
Pebble City Courthouse
2100 Hwy 37
Camilla, Ga 31730

Pelham Depot
415 W. Railroad St South
Pelham, Ga 31779

Sale City
Sale City Community Center
221 South Barnes St
Sale City, Ga 31784

Poll Workers

Mitchell County continually looks for residents that want to serve their community by working on election day as a poll worker. Election day poll workers will help set up and open the polling place, greet voters, assist voters, and close the polling place.

We are looking for workers who take pride in their work, are patient, take direction well, and who pay attention to detail.


  • At least 16 years and older
  • U.S. Citizen and can read, write, and speak English
  • Trained for each election
  • Must be able to work a full day at the polls, Election Days are approximately 12-14 hour days
  • Basic computer skills are helpful
  • Must not hold a current Public Office position
  • Is not a parent, spouse, child, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in law, son-in-law, daughter- in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law of a candidate whose name appears on the ballot in the precinct in which the poll worker will be assigned during a primary or election
  • Must not have ever been convicted of a felony


  • Get paid to serve your community
  • Unique Opportunity to experience the fundamental part of the voting process
  • Cultivate an interest in the election process
  • Work side by side with your neighbors
  • Gain resume experience

To apply, please print and bring in the following form: Poll Worker Application


Department Location

32 N. Court Avenue, Camilla, GA 31730