Make Your Voice Count!
Make your voice count by registering to vote for the Nov. 8 presidential election. Georgia’s voter registration deadline for the 2016 November General Election is Oct. 11.
Haven't registered yet?
Who is eligible to vote?
To register to vote you must:
- Be a citizen of the United States.
- Be a legal resident of the county.
- Be at least 17 1/2 years of age to register and 18 years of age to vote.
- Not be serving a sentence for conviction of a felony involving moral turpitude.
- Have not been found mentally incompetent by a judge.
Make sure you have your precinct card
Counties in Georgia issue a precinct card after reviewing and approving voter registration applications. If you haven’t received your card within 3 to 4 weeks of registering, contact your local county registration office to request a new precinct card or check the status of your application. You can also check your status through My Voter Page.
How do I register if I’m an out-of-state student?
Students can choose to use their school address to register to vote in the state of Georgia. Students also can register or remain registered at a permanent address in Georgia and vote using an absentee ballot. Visit campusvoteproject.org for more information about your choices.
Types of acceptable photo identification
- A Clayton State ID
- A Georgia driver’s license.
- A valid Georgia voter photo ID card or other valid photo ID issued by any branch/division of local, state, or federal government authorized to give photo ID cards.
- A valid United States passport.
- A valid employee photo ID card issued by any branch/division of local, state, or federal government branch or agency
- A valid United States military photo ID card.
- A valid tribal photo ID card.