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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.

Don’t miss your next election!

There are special and municipal elections throughout 2021 in Georgia. Click here to see a full calendar. Of note, the Atlanta mayoral election is on November 2nd.

Your voter registration application must be postmarked, hand delivered, or submitted online by the 5th Monday before the election.

You can vote in person during advance voting, on Election Day, or vote by mail in Georgia. Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


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.

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

The information provided is for the November 2nd Atlanta Mayoral Election 

Early Voting Dates: October 12th to October 29th

You can vote in-person (called “Advanced Voting”) from October 12th to October 29th  at locations designated by your county. No excuse required.

To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. Your request must be received by October 29th.  Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by November 2nd.

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

Please contact your local elections office for information on December 1st local and state runoff elections.

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.


  • 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.

Have you been convicted of a felony?

See what the registration laws are in your state below.

Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

Voting and attending college?

Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

College Student Voting Info