Georgia Voting Guide
By FindLaw Staff | Legally reviewed by Steven J. Ellison, Esq. | Last reviewed October 13, 2022
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Welcome to FindLaw's Georgia Voting Guide. Here, we will answer questions about your eligibility to vote, voter registration, absentee ballots, how to find your polling place, what to bring to the polls, voting accommodations, and what to do if you see illegal activity at the polls.
Am I eligible to vote in Georgia?
To vote in Georgia elections, you must be:
- A United States citizen
- A legal resident of the county where you live
- At least 18 years old (you can register at 17 1/2 years old)
You may not vote in Georgia if you're serving a felony sentence for a conviction “involving moral turpitude," or if you've been found incapacitated by a court of law.
How to Register in Georgia
There are several ways to register to vote in Georgia. This includes registering:
Visit your local county board of registrars' office or election office for a registration application.
At the DMV
Register to vote your local DMV when you renew or apply for a driver's license.
Georgia Voting Resources
Your vote counts. Take time to learn how and when to vote.
You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help
Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.
Protect Your Voting Rights
Contact a qualified attorney if you suspect your rights have been violated.