Board of Elections

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  1. Withdrawn Candidate Notice

    Notice is hereby given that candidate Eddie Hayes, a candidate for Governor, has officially withdrawn from seeking office in the May 22, 2018 Republican Party General Primary Election.
  2. Withdrawn Candidate Notice

    Notice is hereby given that Mark Urbach, Republican Candidate for Governor, has officially withdrawn from seeking office in the May 22, 2018 General Primary Election. All votes cast for Mr. Urbach shall be void and shall not be counted.
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    Information has been released regarding the voter registration deadline and absentee and advance voting options for the May 22, 2018 General Primary and Nonpartisan Election. Additional Info...
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The Board of Elections


The Richmond County Board of Elections Office was established in 1973 to serve as the registrar of voters and the election superintendent for the county. The Board has the responsibility of appointing an Executive Director to oversee the administrative duties and to fulfill the policies and directives of the Board. The main objectives of the office include:
  • Maintain an accurate voter registration list for Richmond County
  • Conduct fair and legal elections
  • Ensure that all eligible citizens are given an opportunity to register to vote, to cast a ballot, and to have their ballot accurately counted
  • Promote public confidence by conducting elections in an efficient and transparent manner

Members and Meetings


The Board of Elections is a citizen’s board with five members. Each member is appointed for a four year term and may serve two consecutive terms.

The members are:
  • Tim McFalls – Chairperson – Nonpartisan, appointed by Augusta Commission
  • Sherry T. Barnes - Board Member - Appointed by the Republican Party
  • Terence A. Dicks – Vice Chair - Appointed by the Democratic Party
  • Bob Finnegan - Secretary - Appointed by the Republican Party
  • L. C. Myles - Board Member - Appointed by the Democratic Party
The Richmond County Board of Elections meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Board of Elections Office located at 535 Telfair Street, Suite 500, Augusta, GA. The meetings are open to the public.

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