Voting In Georgia

PRIMARY ELECTION
May 22, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
April 24, 2018

OTHER UPCOMING GEORGIA ELECTIONS

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

ID required to register?

YES. Registrants MUST provide their Georgia Driver's License or State ID Number and/or the last four digits a voter's social security number are required for those that have them. Voters who do NOT have any of these can still register. First time registrants must enclose a copy of a current and valid photo ID, current utility bill, bank statement, government check or paycheck, or any other government document that shows voter's name and address.

Online Registration?

YES. Voters can register to vote or update their information ONLINE. Voters must have a valid Georgia Driver's License or non-driver State ID to register online.

DEADLINE: 28 to 55 days before depending on the Election.

Paper Registration

Voters can download and print a form that can be mailed, emailed or hand delivered to their County Board of Registrars. Voters needing to keep their address confidential and who meet eligibility requirements can register under the VOTE SAFE program.

DEADLINE: Can vary between 28 and 55 days depending on the Election. Check HERE for registration deadlines or contact your County Election Office.

Same-Day Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all Georgia voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

YES. Eligible voters applying for or renewing a Georgia Driver's License or State ID Card will be automatically registered to vote unless they Opt-Out. Eligible voters applying for or renewing a Georgia hunting, fishing, or trapping license will be automatically registered to vote unless they Opt-Out.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. Voters who are 17 1/2 years-old and will be eighteen (18) on or BEFORE the Election may register.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

Registration Portability?

NO. Voters moving within the same county thirty (30) days BEFORE the Election can vote in their old polling place. Voters moving outside their county within thirty (30) days BEFORE the Election can vote in their old polling place. Voters moving outside their county MORE than thirty (30) days BEFORE the Election MUST register their new address before the deadline or they will NOT be allowed to vote.

Click HERE to find your Polling Place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

YES. Voters MUST provide photo ID from a list of acceptable form of identification.

Absentee Voting?

YES. Georgia is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters can request an absentee ballot. Voters can download and print a form which can be mailed, faxed, emailed or hand delivered to their County Board of Registrars. ID will be required if this is the voter's first time voting.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Must be received by the Friday before Election Day.

Vote-by-Mail?

YES. Georgia is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which allows all registered voters to Vote-by-Mail if they choose. See ABSENTEE VOTING for more information.

Early Voting?

YES. All registered voters may vote early In-Person. Click HERE to find early voting locations or contact your County Election Office.

In-Person Early Voting begins on the fourth Monday before a General or Primary Election or as soon as possible prior to a Runoff. Early voting ends the Friday before Election Day.

Youth Vote in Primary?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Georgia should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Georgia.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go HERE for more information on registering to vote and voting in Georgia.

Felon Voting Rights

Ex-felons will have their right to vote automatically restored after they complete their sentence, parole and probation and pay all fees, fines, or restitution. Voters MUST re-register. Ex-felons convicted of moral turpitude lose their right to vote permanently.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities should go HERE for more info.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.