Elections and Voter Registration
The Charlton County Board of Elections and Registration was created July 1, 2011 by House Bill 569. The Board consists of three members all of whom are appointed by the Charlton County Board of Commissioners.
The Supervisor of Elections is also appointed by the Charlton County Board of Commissioners and is charged with the duty of conducting elections and voter registrations in the county. This office is here to serve the public and we hope that you always feel free to contact us with any questions and/or concerns.
Brenda Hodges, Charlton County Supervisor of Elections, has been in office since January 23, 2012. She is both a Certified Election Official and Voter Registration Official. Supervisor Hodges has successfully held numerous elections and is working toward improving the accessibility of our Voting Locations. She has many ideas for making every registered voter’s experience at the polls, both early voting and on election day, a good one.
How do I get an absentee ballot?
You can request an absentee ballot no more than 180 days prior to an election. Click here for an Absentee Ballot Application. You can also go online to apply for an Absentee Ballot at Secure Absentee.
How to become a Poll Worker
A poll worker must…...
· Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of that county.
· Be at least 16 years of age.
· Be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
· Not hold public office or be a candidate for public office.
· Be able to solve problems.
· Be an effective communicator.
· Not be an immediate relative of an elected official where the relative is a candidate.
Request for Voter List
You can order a Voter List from the Supervisor of Elections. In order to do this, you must be logged into the website. You do this by clicking the "Sign In" button at the top right and click on the "Create Account" button or use your Facebook or Yahoo account to sign up. Follow the prompts from there and then you can sign in and go to Voter List Application.