The General Runoff Election is on December 6, 2022!
Voter Registration Deadline
November 7, 2022
Absentee Ballot Request
Request by November 28, 2022
Through December 2, 2022
What winning looks like in Georgia
If you have any issues when voting, please call the Election Protection hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE.
Can I Still Vote by Mail? (Absentee)
Any registered Georgia voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote absentee.
- Georgia voters should verify that your absentee ballot was accepted by visiting the Georgia My Voter Page. Log in and look for the box labeled Absentee Ballot Request Information to find out more about your absentee ballot status.
- If your ballot was rejected, your county elections office will contact you with a document to cure or correct your ballot envelope. Contact your county registrar to get more information and find out what your options are. One of the most common reasons an absentee ballot is rejected is because it has not been properly signed. Be sure to carefully read and follow all instructions included in your absentee ballot.
Am I eligible to register to vote?
To register to vote in Georgia you must:
- be a citizen of the United States;
- be a legal resident of Georgia and of the county in which you want to vote;
- be at least 18 years old within six months after the day of registration, and be 18 years old to vote;
- not be serving a sentence for having been convicted of a felony involving moral turpitude;
- not have been judicially determined to be mentally incompetent, unless the disability has been removed.
Any resident of Georgia who is eligible can vote in the Georgia runoff election. You may vote in the runoff even if you did not vote in the 2020 General Election.
- If you are 17 and will turn 18 before December 6, 2022, you are eligible to vote in this election and must register by November 7, 2022.
Military and overseas voters may choose to receive their ballots either electronically or by regular mail. Please remember to include a valid email address on the application when requesting Electronic Ballot Delivery (EBD). Electronic Ballot Delivery is only available for elections with a federal candidate on the ballot.
Can I vote if I have a record?
I am a college student. Where do I register to vote?
Federal election law lets college students register and vote at either their campus address or their permanent home address, which may be in another state. But voters can be registered at only one address.
If you are registered in Georgia but won’t physically be in Georgia on January 5, you need to request an absentee ballot.
Will I need ID?
To register to vote in Georgia, you will need either of these:
- Your Georgia driver’s license number or state-issued ID card number.
- The last four digits of your Social Security number.
What if you’re registering by mail for the first time in Georgia and you don’t have one of those IDs? Or what if the numbers you give aren’t in the state database? Either with your registration application or when you vote for the first time, you must give proof of residence—that means a copy of a current and valid:
- Photo ID; or
- Utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document with your name and address.
If you are voting in person in Georgia (including voting early), you must present one of the following forms of ID at the time you vote:
- Georgia driver’s license
- Georgia voter ID or other ID card issued by the State of Georgia, any other state, or the US government
- Employee photo ID issued by the US government, Georgia government, or any county, municipality, board, authority, or other Georgia government entity
- Valid US passport
- Valid US military photo ID
- Student photo ID card issued by a Georgia public college, university, or technical school
- Valid tribal photo ID