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Upcoming Election Dates and Registration Deadlines

November 5, 2024

Georgia General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Submitted by: October 7, 2024

Absentee (Mail-in) Ballot Request Deadline

  • Received by: October 25, 2024

Completed Absentee (Mail-in) Ballot Return Deadline

  • Received by: November 5, 2024 7:00PM

Early Voting: October 14 – November 1, 2024

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Absentee (Mail-in) Voting

You do not need a reason or excuse to vote absentee in Georgia, anyone may request an absentee ballot.

To request an absentee ballot, you’ll need:

  • A completed Absentee Ballot Application. Download application here >>
  • Your address, and 
  • Date of birth, and 
  • the county where you are registered,  
  • and one of the following
    • the number for your driver’s license or free state ID, or 
    • the last four digits of your Social Security number, or 
    • If you don’t have a driver’s license, state-issued ID, or your Social Security number on file with the voter registration system, you can upload a photo of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.

You can submit your request for an absentee ballot as much as 78 days before the election. Your request must be made at least 11 days before the election. (Hospital patients have an extra day to apply.) 

See details of absentee voting and apply to vote absentee

Early Voting 

Georgia voters have three weeks before Election Day for early voting, including two Saturdays. Your county can also offer voting on Sunday. Runoffs have a shorter period for early voting. You can vote at any early-voting location in your county. Find a list of sites in your county below.

See details of early voting in your county here

In-Language Material

APIAVote sent translated mailers to over 1 million AAPI households in order to inform them on how, where and when to vote, in their preferred language. Click the link below to see the mailer sent to Georgia:

Georgia 2022 Runoff Election Voter Guide (Chinese traditional & Korean)

Georgia 2022 Runoff Election Voter Guide (Hindi & Vietnamese)

Georgia 2022 General Election Voter Guide (Chinese traditional & Korean)

Georgia 2022 General Election Voter Guide (Hindi & Vietnamese)

Georgia 2022 General Election Voter Guide (Spanish)

What to Expect
on Election Day

On Election Day, polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM EST. Some large cities may have polls open until 8 PM EST.

Find your polling location  (registration/login required)

Voter ID Requirements

You will need to bring a valid photo ID to vote on Election Day. Acceptable forms of photo ID include:

  • Any valid state or federal government-issued photo ID, including a free ID card issued by your county registrar’s office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services
  • A Georgia driver’s license, even if expired
  • Student ID from a Georgia public College or University
  • Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state 
  • Valid U.S. passport ID 
  • Valid U.S. military photo ID containing a photograph of the voter
  • Valid tribal photo ID containing a photograph of the voter

Click here for more information on voter ID in Georgia

Language Access

Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdictions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters. 

Section 208

Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, “Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.” 

It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose. 

Have questions or need help voting?

Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683).

Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali. Click here for more information.