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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 - General Election

1/5/2021
General Election Date
12/7/2020
Mail Registration Deadline (postmarked by)

Voting Information for Georgia

Don’t miss your next election!

The United States Senate runoff in Georgia is January 5, 2021. There are also local and state runoff elections on December 1st.

If you are not registered to vote, you can register for the January 5th runoff only. Your voter registration application must be postmarked, hand delivered, or submitted online by December 7th.

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.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

The information provided is for the January 5th, 2021 United States Senate Runoff Election.  

Early Voting Dates: Dec. 14th to Dec. 31st

You can vote in-person (called “Advanced Voting”) from December 14th to December 31st 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 December 31st.  Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by January 5th.

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.

Request Your BallotMore Mail-in & Early Voting Info

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.

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