Jun 21 2022


7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Runoff – Primary Election

First Congressional District – Democratic seat

Wade Herring and Joyce Griggs

Chatham County Recorder’s Court Judge

Joe Huffman and Richard Sanders

ABSENTEE BALLOTS – You Must have already registered for an absentee ballot

Any eligible registered Chatham County voter who wishes to vote by absentee ballot may do so. No reason is required.

Be sure to check My Voter Page to confirm that you are registered!

You must fill out and submit an official absentee ballot request form/application in order to be sent an absentee ballot.

How to obtain an absentee ballot request form/application:

Here are the various ways to get your official absentee ballot request form:

  • You can download an  absentee ballot request form/application that you can print out and fill in, 
  • You may contact the Chatham County Voter Registration Office and ask them to send you a request form/application (  912-790-1520 ) 
  • You may drop by the Voter Registration Office and fill out your absentee ballot request form/application there in person. (  1117 Eisenhower Dr, Suite E, Savannah, GA 31406. Monday – Fri 8 AM – 5 PM) 
    • NOTE: You must file a separate application for each election and run-off election for which you are requesting an absentee ballot; except if you are a voter who is over the age of 65 or disabled, a military service member, spouse of a military service member, or an oversees citizen (temporary or permanent). If so, you can request to have ballots sent to you for all elections in the election cycle.

How to submit your completed absentee ballot request form/application:

Your completed absentee ballot request form/application may be submitted to the Voter Registration Office any time beginning 78 days prior to an election – but it must be received by 11 days prior to Election Day. You have several options:

  • You may mail your completed request form (  PO Box 13757, Savannah, GA 31416). Allow at least 5 days for delivery. 
  • You may scan and e-mail your completed form to 
  • You may FAX your completed form to the Voter Registration office. (  912-790-1519 ) 
  • You may deliver it in person at the Voter Registration Office during regular business hours (  1117 Eisenhower Dr, Suite E, Savannah, GA 31406 )

When absentee ballots will be sent out:

The Voter Registration office will begin sending out absentee ballots 3 to 4 weeks prior to an election. If you wish to confirm that your request for an absentee ballot was received, you can check its status at My Voter Page

How to cast your absentee ballot:

Absentee ballots must be received by the Office of Voter Registration by 7 PM on Election Day in order to be counted. Again there are several options:

  • You may mail in your completed absentee ballot to the Voter Registration Office (Address below) One first class stamp is sufficient. Allow at least 5 days for delivery. 
  • You may deliver it in person to the Voter Registration Office during business hours (Address and hours below) 
  • You may drop it into one of the three official drop boxes that will be accessible during early in-person voting. (Important: Drop boxes are only accessible during early voting hours.) The drop box locations are:
    • Voter Registration Office (1117 Eisenhower Dr, Suite E)
    • Mosquito Control Board (65 Billy B. Hair Drive)
    • Islands Library (50 Johnny Mercer Blvd.)
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