[jwl-utmce-widget id=3676]How to register to vote
Click here to use TurboVote, an online tool that supports voter registration efforts across all 50 states. This tool allows you to check your registration status, request absentee ballots and register to vote.
TurboVote will walk you through the entire registration process – and at the end you will be registered to vote. It’s that simple. No forms, no problem. Some conservative state governments have significantly ratcheted up the penalties for turning in paper forms late as a way to discourage voter registration. This tool does all that work for you.
Registration is always complete and legible. It may seem trivial, but one of the big challenges of doing voter registration is making sure that registration forms are complete and easy to read. You will only go to the next step after completing all the necessary fields and your answers will always be legible. More than voter registration. You can use it to apply for absentee ballots and check your registration status. The system will also send you an automatic reminder when elections are coming up. You can also send this tool to friends and family, and promote on social media.
Voter Registration Applications can be picked up in person at any state or government office, including public libraries, schools, county board of registrar’s officers, or election offices. To locate those offices by county, click here.
Through the mail
Residents can download an application (click here) or pick one up from any state or government office, including public libraries, schools. county board of registrar’s officers or election offices. To locate those offices by county, click here.
Fill out the form completely and follow directions on the form for where to mail it.
After you register
After registering, you will receive a voter registration card. If you do no receive the card within four weeks, contact your county registrar’s office. To locate those offices by county, click here.
All voters must have an acceptable ID in order to vote.
Acceptable voter ID’s in Georgia
- 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 (DDS)
- A Georgia Driver’s License, even if expired
- 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
- Valid tribal photo ID
- Georgia Voter ID card. More on how to obtain that card, here.
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