Upcoming Elections

There are no statewide elections in Georgia in 2021.

There are municipal elections in Atlanta on November 2, 2021

Election Rules

Voter Registration Deadline: The fifth Monday before Election Day in-person, online, or by mail

Early Voting in Georgia runs from the fourth Monday before the election until the Friday before Election Day including two Saturdays, with some counties offer additional Sunday hours. Find your early voting location here and contact your county board of registrars office with questions.

Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: The right to vote is automatically restored for felons upon the completion of their parole or probation.

ID Requirements for Voting: Photo ID is required. Those who do not show one at the polls can cast a provisional ballot and show a photo ID to the board elections within 3 days of the election.

Time Off to Vote Law: Employees are eligible for time off to vote if they do not have a sufficient time during non-working hours. Learn more here.

Absentee Voting: Any voter can request an absentee ballot, no excuse is required. Voters must provide an ID number from a Georgia issued ID or a photocopy of a different type of ID with their application. The application must be received by the county board of Elections at least 11 days before the election. Download the application and find your Board of Elections office here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Georgia ranks 23rd in the country for the representation of women in the State Legislature.

Georgia Congressional Delegation

Georgia State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Georgia had lower voter turnout than the United States overall for both men and women in the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size