A voter who requests an absentee ballot by mail is not required to provide a reason why he or she is voting absentee. Voters may submit a request for an absentee ballot by mail as early as 180 days before an election. Absentee Ballot Applications are available at the Voter Registration Office, or can be downloaded/printed by clicking here:
Voters under this category may choose to submit one application and receive a ballot for all elections to be held during the year. Voters are reminded to make sure to check the box for all ballots on the application.
Special Note: A separate application must be made for the Presidential Preference Primary. Voters may request an absentee ballot in person, by fax, or by mail. Absentee ballots are available 45 days prior to the election.
Georgia Residents serving in the Uniformed Services or residing overseas may register to vote and cast their ballot in Georgia.
Who is a Uniformed Services Voter?
A Uniformed Services voter is a U.S. citizen who is a member of (or the spouse or dependent of a member of) the:
If a voter is military personnel or a spouse or dependent of military personnel or civilian residing overseas, see the Overseas/Military Voters link by clicking here: http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections/military_and_overseas_voting2
Absentee Ballot Requests may be submitted and returned to the following:
Voter Registration and Elections
222 Pine Avenue, 2nd Floor, Room 220
P.O. Box 1827
Albany, Georgia 31702
Office: (229) 431-3247
Fax: (229) 438-3975
Absentee Ballots may be returned through the U.S. Mail, by the voter in person, or by a relative of a voter, in order to be counted. Ballots should be mailed/hand delivered to the address listed above.
For runoff early voting locations please see the runoff page: Runoff Election Page
Hours of operation can be found here