Atlanta Election Guide 2020
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How do i vote?
- a valid state or federal government-issued ID
- a Georgia driver’s license (it’s okay if it’s expired)
- a valid employee photo ID from a federal or state government branch, department or agency, or any county, municipality, board, authority, or other entity of the state
- a valid U.S. passport
- a valid U.S. military photo ID
- a valid tribal photo ID
- a Georgia voter ID card
If you’d like to cast an absentee ballot, you can request one without needing a specific reason. Ballots can be requested online here and must be received (not postmarked) by 7 p.m. on Election Day. If you don’t think your absentee ballot can make it by mail, it’s best to drop it off at a county drop box location. For more information on absentee voting, check out this article.
- Fulton County Drop Box Locations
- DeKalb County Drop Box Locations
- Cobb County Drop Box Locations
- Gwinnett County Drop Box Locations
- Clayton County’s Drop Box is located at the Clayton County Board of Elections & Registration, 121 South McDonough Street, Jonesboro, GA, 30236
Early voting began October 12 and turnout so far has been record-setting. The dates and times for early voting vary by county. Remember that unlike on Election Day, you can vote at any early voting location in your county. Find more information about your county’s locations below:
- Fulton County Early Voting Schedule
- DeKalb County Early Voting Schedule
- Cobb County Early Voting Schedule
- Gwinnett County Early Voting Schedule
- Clayton County Early Voting Schedule
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