Presidential Preference Primary Rescheduled

Published 03/17/2020 at 9:00 AM

As of Saturday, March 14th, Secretary of State Raffensperger has moved the Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) from March 24, 2020, to coincide with the General Primary scheduled for May 19, 2020, due to concerns for Covid-19 and the current State of Emergency.

For those who have voted in the Presidential Preference Primary, their vote will count, and they will be eligible to vote in the May General Primary in the party of their choice. The Presidential Preference Primary will not appear on their ballot.

If you have not yet voted in the Presidential Preference Primary, the Bulloch County Board of Elections and Registration is still accepting mail-out absentee applications for the Presidential Preference Primary until Friday, March 20th.

You may go to www.mvp.sos.ga.gov and print an absentee application (make sure to check the party) or a handwritten request that includes:
-Your name as registered to vote
– Your address as registered to vote
-Your date of birth
-The date of request
-The party you wish to vote in
-The election date/type (March 24th Presidential Preference Primary
-Your signature

To ensure that your absentee application is received in time, please return it to the Bulloch County Board of Elections and Registration either in person, fax, or email no later than 5 p.m. on the close of business on March 20th.
-In person: 113 North Main Street, Ste 201 Statesboro, GA 3045
-Fax 764-8167
-Email elections@bullochcounty.net or voterregistrar@bullochcounty.net

If you have not voted in the Presidential Preference Primary, you will be eligible to vote this election on the same ballot as the May General Primary. There will be no “split” party voting– it will be either Democratic or Republican.