Voting in
Georgia

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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Georgia, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Georgia Election Website or call (404) 656-2871 to learn more about your states voting details.

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Important Dates - Presidential Primary

6/9/2020
Primary Election Date
5/11/2020
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
Open
Primary Type

Voting Information for Georgia

Don’t miss your next election!

Georgia will hold its presidential, congressional and state primary on June 9th. The primaries have been rescheduled, twice, due to public health issues surrounding COVID-19. By-mail ballot requests must be submitted by June 5th.

Note that voter registration is closed between elections and any runoffs.

Presidential Primaries

No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in the Georgia primary. However, unaffiliated voters will be asked to declare an oath of intent to affiliate with the party on primary election day. See Georgia Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

In order to participate in primary runoff elections, registration must be completed by the registration deadline for the primary.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: May 18th to June 5th

You can vote in-person (called “Advanced Voting”) from May 18th to June 5th at locations designated by your county. No excuse required.

To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) by June 5th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by June 8th.

Absentee ballot applications open 180 days prior to the election. No excuse is required to request a by-mail ballot.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Access for Georgia

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • State or federal photo ID is required
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

More Chances to Register


Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.

Pre-registration

  • The pre-registration age is 17 and 6 months
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.