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Contact Information


Decatur County, Georgia
P.O. Box 726
Bainbridge, Georgia 39818
Phone: 1-229-248-3030
Fax: 1-229-246-2062

Email us: leslie@decaturcountyga.gov

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  Elections Office


Office Information


Physical Address:

122 W. Water Street (Courthouse Annex)
Bainbridge, GA 39817


Mailing Address:

P. O. Box 7428
Bainbridge, GA 39818


Phone Number:

(229) 243-2087


Fax Number:

(229) 248-3743


Hours of Operation:

Monday ‚Äď Friday 8 am ‚Äď 5 pm


Chief Election Official ‚Äď Doris M. White
Clerk of Voter Registration ‚Äď

Members of the Board of Elections and Registration


Appointed by the Republican Party
Appointment Expires: December 2016

Vice-Chairman, Willie D. Lamb, Jr.
Appointed by the Democratic Party
Appointment Expires: December 2014

Dr. Raymond Chambers
Appointed by Decatur County Board of Commissioners
Appointment Expires:  December 2014

Keith Sellars
Appointed by the Republican Party
Appointment Expires:  December 2014

Beverly W. Holmes
Appointed by the Democratic Party
Appointment Expires: December 2016


2014 Election Events Calendar

Georgia Secretary of State's Election Division

My Voter Page


Am I registered to vote?

How can I register to vote?       

  • Call our office (229) 243-2087 and ask for an application to be mailed to you,
  • Visit our office located in the Decatur County Courthouse Annex (122 W. Water Street) and complete an application in person,
  • Complete an application at one of our state mandated voter registration sites (for a list of sites, please contact our office.)
  • Click on the GA¬†Secretary of State link to print a application; mail the completed application along with a copy of your ID to: Decatur County Board of Elections and Registration P.O. Box 7428 Bainbridge, GA 39818

Where do I vote on Election Day?     

What can be used as photo ID on Election Day?

  • A Georgia driver's license (expired/unexpired)
  • Any valid state or federal issued photo ID (includes Georgia Voter ID Card)
  • Valid U.S. Passport
  • Valid employee photo ID (must be issued by any municipality, county, state or federal branch, department or agency)
  • Valid U.S. military photo ID 6. Valid tribal photo ID

How can I receive a Georgia Voter ID Card and how much does the ID cost?

  • You can obtain a Georgia Voter ID Card by visiting our office (located in the Decatur County Courthouse Annex - 122 W. Water Street) Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm; the Georgia Voter ID Card is FREE. ¬†Voter ID Cards are only made during election dates.

What do I need to bring in order to receive a FREE Georgia Voter Photo ID?

  • Bring either a (photo or approved non-photo) document containing the voter's full legal name and date of birth or,
  • Documentation displaying the voter's date of birth, or
  • Proof that the person is a registered elector in the county, or
  • Documentation showing the voter's name and current address.

Where, when and what time is Advanced Voting?

  • Advanced Voting is held at the Fairgrounds, Chamber 1 Building (located at 1211 Vada Road). Call the office or visit the Ga Secretary of State website, My Voter Page, for dates and times.

Where can I find information about sample ballots absentee ballots?

Do you have to be registered with a party in Georgia?

  • No, in Georgia a voter selects the party that they wish to vote on the day they cast their ballot.


November 5, 2013  General Municipal Election

May 20, 2014 Primary/Special Election



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The Board of Commissioners meet twice a month, the second Tuesday at 9 a.m. and on the fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The next meeting of the Decatur County Board of Commissioners is Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the Administration Building.


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