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Voting in Georgia

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Am I Eligible To Vote in Georgia?

To register to vote in the State of , an individual must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be a legal Resident of the county ,
  • Be at least 171/2 years of age to register and 18 years of age to vote
  • Not be serving a sentence for conviction of a felony involving moral turpitude
  • Have not been found mentally incompetent by a judge

Voter Registration Options in Georgia

You have the following 3 options to register to vote in Georgia:


You can register online

Click here to Register Online

By Mail

Download, complete, and mail a voter registration application.

Click here to download the Mail-In Voter Registration Form

In Person

You can go to your local county board of registrars' office or election office, public library, public assistance office, recruitment office, schools, and other government offices for a mail-in registration form.

Check The Locations Where to Register

How Do I Know I'm Registered?

  • Consider yourself registered when- and only when- you receive an acknowledgment from your county clerk.
  • Never assume you are registered to vote until you have received this acknowledgment.
  • Please allow the county at least 3 to 4 weeks before contacting your county.

Voting Options in Georgia

You have the following 2 options to vote in Georgia:

In Person

On Election Day, polling stations open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. If you can't vote during those times, you can either vote early or send in an absentee ballot.

Click here to locate voting locations

Voting By Absentee Ballot

For voters within the country, all absentee ballots must arrive at your county election office by Election Day.

Click here to download the absentee ballot request Form

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