Be a voter, make your voice heard!

Georgia flourishes when its citizens actively engage in the democratic process. Your vote is the cornerstone of building a stronger and more connected community. Join your fellow Georgians in making your voices heard and shaping the future of the Peach State.

The next election in Georgia holds immense significance. On Tuesday, March 12, 2024, Georgians will participate in the Presidential Primary election.

Important dates and deadlines

Monday, February 12, 2024

Voter Registration Deadline, or update an existing registration.

Friday Mar 1, 2024

Deadline to Request Absentee Ballot. Must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot. Must be submitted by 7:00 p.m. EST

Monday, February 19, 2024 to Friday, March 8, 2024

Voter registration offices open for early voting and In-person Absentee Voting

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Georgia Presidential Primary

How to Register to Vote

The first step to being a voter is making sure you are registered to vote in Virginia.

Check your registration status, update your new address, and check your voter history on the Virginia Department of Elections website:

If you haven’t registered to vote yet, follow these instructions to ensure you can cast a ballot for the March 12, 2024 Presidential Primary Election!

1. Obtain a voter registration application

2. Complete your voter registration application

Or pick up an application from any of the following locations: 

  • Local voter registrar’s office
  • Armed forces recruitment offices
  • Public libraries
  • Virginia Department of Elections Office
  • Department of Motor Vehicles Office
  • Voter registration drives
  • State of local government offices 
  • Complete all information on the application. If any information requested does not apply to you, indicate such by writing the word “none” or “N/A” in that space
  • Sign and date the registration application

3. Submit your voter registration application by February 12,2024

  • If you are registering online, the deadline to submit your application is February 12 at 11:59 p.m.
  • If you are registering with a physical application, mail your application via the U.S. Postal Service or hand-deliver it to any official registration office by 5:00 p.m.

How to Vote: Early, by Mail, In-Person on March 8

How to Vote Early

You can vote early at your local registrar’s office or local satellite voting site between Monday, February 19, 2024, and Friday March 8, 2024

To vote early, you must provide your name, address, and an acceptable form of ID or sign an ID confirmation statement affirming your identity.

Click below for the full, expanded list of acceptable forms for ID:

How to Vote by Email

The deadline to request your vote by mail ballot for the Presidential Primary Election is March 1, 2024, at 5 p.m. Don’t wait until the last minute!

Apply to vote by mail on the Department of Elections citizen portal:

You can also apply to vote by mail by:
  • Downloading a paper form from the Department of Elections’ Voter Forms page
  • Obtaining a paper form at your county registrar’s office

You can submit your vote by mail application form by mail, fax, or email. To find your local registrar’s contact information, use this Look-up Tool.

Your ballot must be returned to your Local Registrar by 7pm on Election Day. If you plan to send it back by mail, it must be postmarked on or before Election Day and received by noon the third day following Election Day. Some counties offer ballot drop-off boxes, so be sure to check your local registrar’s website for up-to-date information!
Click below to track the status of your absentee ballot:

How to Vote In-Person on March 12

Go to your polling location on Election Day, March 12. Polling locations are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you are standing in line at 7:00 p.m., you must be allowed to vote.

Click below to find your polling location:

You will be asked to provide ID to vote, but if you don’t have a form of acceptable ID, you can sign a statement confirming your identity and must be allowed to cast a regular ballot. The full, expanded list of acceptable IDs can be found here.