Everyday People Matter


On Behalf of | Oct 12, 2020 | Uncategorized

Early voting in Georgia runs from today, October 12 to Friday, October 30th.

Where do find out where to vote:

Dates and hours may vary based on where you live.  You can locate where to vote by logging into your My Voter Page .  There are you can find early voting locations, dates and times.  You can also review a sample ballot ahead of time.  You can also call 1 866 OUR VOTE to verify the proper polling place.

What do I need to bring:

Georgia law  (O.C.G.A. section 21-2-417) requires Georgia residents show photo ID when voting in person.

What IDs are acceptable:

  • Any valid state or federal issued photo ID
  • A Georgia driver’s license, even if expired
  • Valid employee ID from any branch, department or agency of the US government or Georgia government or county, municipality or other state entity
  • Valid US passport
  • Valid US military ID
  • Valid tribal ID

What voting rights do I have when voting: 

  • If the polls close when you are in line, you can still vote
  • If you make a mistake on the ballot, ask for a new one
  • If the machines are down, ask for a paper ballot
  • If the poll workers says your name is not on the list of registered voters, ask for a provisional ballot
  • You have the right to receive help at the polls if you are a voter with a disability or have difficulty reading and writing in English
  • If an election worker cannot find your name on the list of registered voters, you are entitled to a provisional ballot
  • If you experience voter intimidation (a federal crime), such as aggressive questioning about citizenship status, criminal record or voting record, you can report that to the non-partisan Election Protection Hotline at 1 866 OUR VOTE
  • If you are refused a provisional ballot, contact the Election Protection Hotline at 1 866 OUR VOTE and report your experience to local election officials. You can locate your election officials here. 

For more on voter rights see aclu.org/kyr

And importantly, don’t forget to VOTE!