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.
Have more questions about voting?
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Important Dates - Presidential Primary
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.
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.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.Find Your Representatives
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.
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
Find out more about your rights in Georgia.
- 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.