Board of Elections & Registration

 Public Notice

For voters’ convenience, Newton County Board of Elections & Registration office has two secure drop boxes for submitting completed Absentee Ballots.  The locations for the drop boxes are the North Entrance of the Newton County Administration Building, 1113 Usher Street, Covington, Georgia, 30014 and the Westside Precinct, 3612 Salem Road (Kroger Shopping Plaza), Covington, Georgia, 30016. Ballots must be received by 7:00 P.M. Election Day and must be returned to the issuing county in order to be counted.


The Newton County Board of Elections serves as the Superintendent of Elections for Newton County and is responsible for seeing that all voter registration and the conduct of elections comply with the laws, rules and regulations set forth in the Georgia Election Code and the Rules and Regulations promulgated by the State Election Board.

It is our mission to conduct voter registration and voting in Newton County in an efficient and trustworthy manner.

Absentee Ballot Request for January 5, 2021 Runoff Election 

Voters may submit an absentee ballot application online through the Georgia Secretary's State Absentee Ballot Request Portal.  Requirements to submit a request online include a valid Georgia Driver's License or Identification Card and being registered to vote in the State of Georgia.  Click Online Absentee Ballot Request to submit a request.

Absentee Ballot Status

Voters may visit the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page to check the status of an absentee ballot including the request.  Click My Voter Page to visit the site. 

New Election Equipment 

Visit the Georgia Secretary of State’s Secure the Vote website for information on the state’s new voting equipment.  This site contains a "How to Vote" video and printable information.

Click here New Election Equipment to view additional information regarding the new voting equipment for the State of Georgia. 

Voter Absentee Files

Click here to view voter absentee files for current and past elections.

Public Notice

The Newton County Board of Elections and Registration will meet for its Regular monthly meeting Monday,  February 08, 2021  at 4:00 p.m. 

The meeting will be available via Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 958 4560 1933

Passcode: 266678

The public is invited.