How do I register to vote and what are the qualifications?
• Download, complete, and mail a voter registration application
• Contact the Board of Elections office, public library, public assistance office, recruitment office, schools and other government offices for a mail-in registration form.
• Registration is offered when you renew or apply for your driver's license at Department of Driver's Services driver’s license posts.
• College students can obtain Georgia voter registration forms, or the necessary forms to register in any state in the U.S., from their school registrar's office or from the office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
• Qualifications are:
o You must be a US Citizen and a resident of Georgia and the county.
o Must be at least 17 1/2 to register and 18 years of age to vote.
o Not serving a sentence for a felony involving moral turpitude.
o Not have been judicially declared mentally incompetent.
Once your application is received and approved you will received a voter precinct card. You may confirm your voter registration status through the Secretary of State's poll locator. If you have submitted a voter registration application within the prior three to four weeks and your name does not appear, please contact the Board of Elections Office or access Secretary of State's MVP to check the status of your application.

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1. How do I register to vote and what are the qualifications?
2. I am registered to vote but unsure of where my polling place is located. Where can I find this information?
3. Are sample ballots available prior to the election?
4. Am I required to show identification when I vote?
5. I've recently moved. Am I still eligible to vote at my old precinct?
6. I recently moved. How do I change my address?
7. How do I get a Precinct Card?
8. Will Advance Voting be available for all elections?
9. What happens if I do not have any identification with me at the polling place?
10. How do I get a free Georgia Voter Identification Card?
11. What time will the polls open and close on Election Day?
12. When is the best time to go to the polls to avoid having to wait in long lines?
13. Are special considerations made for elderly and disabled voters who are physically unable to stand in line at the polls?
14. Is my employer required to grant me time off to vote?
15. Can I take my child to the polls with me?
16. Can I wear a campaign button into the polling place?
17. As a first time voter I'm not sure of how to operate a voting machine. Will there be someone at the polling place to answer any questions I might have?
18. What is the difference between a special election, a primary election, and a general election?
19. I'm curious about the results of previous Georgia elections. Where can I find more information?
20. I’d like to know more about qualifying for office.
21. What is a provisional ballot?
22. How are provisional ballots counted?
23. How will I know if my provisional ballot was accepted or rejected?
24. If I show up at the wrong polling place on Election Day can I vote a provisional ballot there, or do I have to go to my own polling place to vote on Election Day?