HOW TO VOTE

Updated: August 2022

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Monday, October 17

Absentee voting begins for the November election.

You can vote early at your local registrar’s office from the fourth Monday before Election Day through the Saturday before Election Day.

Tuesday, October 11

Last day to register to vote for the November election.

Friday, October 28

Last day to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot via fax, mail, or online.

Saturday - Sunday, October 29-30

Voting precincts will be required to open on Saturday for early voting, and will have the option of opening on Sunday.

Tuesday, November 8

ELECTION DAY

How do I register to vote in Georgia?

Submit a voter registration application either online or by mail to the Secretary of State’s Office.

When is the deadline to register to vote in Georgia?

A voter has until Tuesday, October 11 to register to vote for the November General Election.

Can I request an absentee ballot?

You can! If you’ve registered to vote you can apply for an absentee ballot using the Secretary of State’s online portal, or via email, mail or fax to your county registrar’s office. You’ll need to provide a driver’s license or state-issued ID.

I have moved recently or missed an election, how do I make sure I receive a ballot?

You can use the My Voter Page portal to see what your most up-to-date information is, and make changes if you’ve moved. You can also look at the status of your voter registration, and make sure that you will receive your ballot for the next election.

If your info doesn’t appear in the system and you believe you’re registered to vote, you can contact your local registrar – you can find that info here.

How do I request my ballot electronically? Can I?

You can request an absentee ballot online and have that mailed to you! Details for that can be found here. If you’re registered to vote and want to request an absentee ballot, you will use this link.

I want to vote/register to vote but I speak/understand Spanish better than English; do I have any options?

Georgia’s voter information website makes translations of its content available via Google Translate. Click the language button at the top right to make site information available in Simplified Chinese, Hatian Creole, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

You can then submit your voter registration form online, or mail it to your local registration office. You can find your office based on which county and city you’re in at this link.

I haven't received my ballot in the mail and the election is getting closer! What should I do?

You can contact your local registration office for updates on your ballot. You can find the contact information and location for your registration office here.

Where is my polling place?

If you’re registered to vote and want to check where your local polling place is, you can check your voter profile on the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page portal. Additionally, you can call your local registration office, which you can look up here.

How do I know if my vote was counted?

If you’re registered to vote and want to check if your ballot has been counted, you can click here.