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.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - Presidential Primary

05/19/2020
Primary Election Date
04/20/2020
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 May 19th. The presidential primary has been rescheduled from Mar. 24th to May 19th to coincide with the state primary due to public health issues surrounding COVID-19. By-mail ballot requests must be submitted by May 15th.

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: Apr. 27th to May 15th

You can vote in-person (called “Advanced Voting”) from April 27th to May 15th 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 May 15th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by May 18th.

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 + Eligibility 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

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Georgia.

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.