Presidential Preference Primary -- of March 2th -- postponed until May 19th, the date of the General Primary.
update, 4/9 -- the date of the Primary is now June 9th; voter registration will end May 11th; early voting will begin on May 18th.
8/31 - new portal for absentee ballots -
For the 5th Congressional District, Sept. 8 , to fill the seat of the late Rep. John Lewis, early voting starts Sept. 8; Sept. 29 is the special election
DEADLINES - voter registration: 29 days before an election (Oct. 5 per ABC news); requesting absentee ballot - Oct. 30th (can do so online) ; completed absentee ballots must be received by Nov. 3rd ( that date might change).
Early voting - Oct. 12-16 ; Oct. 19-24 ; Oct. 26-30 -- select county for locations
Absentee Ballot info. - Secure the Vote - new portal from GA Secretary of State
My Voter Page - polling places, etc.
Note: more polling places are being added; also, dropoff locations for absentee ballots
For detailed info. on other states, please see the Voting & Elections Toolkit for Georgia from a roundtable of the American Library Association.
Links to voter registration application, polling places, and county election offices.
Directory for each county in the U.S. - includes website, mailing address,
fax #, phone #, for election officials.
(Note: site is from the Overseas Vote Foundation)
For more candidate bios and interviews - check with your local daily (AJC has Election News, for general info.) or weekly newspaper; or, broadcast station affiliate (ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC).
2016 Election statistics