December 6,2016 - General Election Runoff Date for Local and State Offices
Absentee Ballot Begins: Absentee ballots shall be mailed out as soon as possible prior to the General Election Runoff/November Special Election Runoff for Local and State Offices
Early Voting/In Person Absentee voting starts: Advanced (In-Person) Voting begins for the General Election Runoff for Federal Offices
March 21,2017 - Special Election Date to Fill Vacancies
Voter Registration Ends: Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the March Special Election and Runoff Election
Absentee Ballot Request deadline - By Mail: First day to mail or issue Absentee Ballots for March Special Election. O.C.G.A.
Early Voting/In Person Absentee voting starts: Advanced In-Person Voting begins for the March Special Election. O.C.G.A
Absentee Ballot Request deadline - By Mail: Last day to issue or mail absentee ballots for March Special Election. O.C.G.A.
April 18,2017 - Special Election Runoff Date
Absentee Ballot Request deadline - By Mail: Last day to mail or issue absentee ballots for April Special Election Runoff.
Mayoral Elections and Others
Kennesaw Mayoral Election - Current Mayor: Mark Mathews - Population(30,990) Mayor Mathews will not seek re-election.
November 8, 2016
Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the General Election Runoff of Federal Offices
November 22, 2016
Electoral College Election
December 19, 2016
Can I Take Time Off For Voting?
Each employee in this state shall, upon reasonable notice to his or her employer, be permitted by his or her employer to take any necessary time off from his or her employment to vote in any municipal, county, state, or federal political party primary or election for which such employee is qualified and registered to vote on the day on which such primary or election is held; provided, however, that such necessary time off shall not exceed two hours; and provided, further, that, if the hours of work of such employee commence at least two hours after the opening of the polls or end at least two hours prior to the closing of the polls, then the time off for voting as provided for in this Code section shall not be available. The employer may specify the hours during which the employee may absent himself or herself as provided in this Code section.
Voting At The Polls On Election Day
Georgia law requires Georgia residents to show photo identification when voting in person. This website is just one part of our comprehensive outreach and education program to ensure that citizens are aware of the photo identification requirement. Electronic versions of publications and press releases pertaining to this requirement are available here as well
You are not required to provide identification when you vote absentee by mail
What IDs are acceptable
Any valid state or federal government issued photo ID, including a free ID Card issued by your county registrar's office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)
A Georgia Driver's License, even if expired
Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state
Valid U.S. passport ID
Valid U.S. military photo ID
Valid tribal photo ID
Bring one of these six forms of identification to vote.
Georgia's Voter Identification Card
If you do not have one of the six acceptable forms of photo ID, the State of Georgia offers a free ID Card. An ID card can be issued at any county registrar's office or Department of Driver Services Office free of charge.
To receive a voter identification card, the voter must provide:
A photo identity document or approved non-photo identity document that includes full legal name and date of birth
Documentation showing the voter's date of birth
Evidence that the applicant is a registered voter
Documentation showing the applicant's name and residential address
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Poll Hours: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
On Election Day, polling places in Georgia are open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. If you are 75 years of age or older or have a disability and you show up at the polling place between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., you will not be required to wait in line. Such voters should tell a poll officer if he or she wants to move to the front of the line.
How can I find my polling location?
If you do not know where your polling place is,you can use www.mvp.sos.ga.gov to check your Voter registration status,Mail-In application and ballot status,Poll location,Early voting locations and more.
If you have any issues or questions, please contact your County Clerk
If My Address Has Changed Do I Need To Re-register To Vote?
When you register to vote, your voter registration is linked to your
residential address. When registered voters move,
they are supposed to update their registration records with election officials before voting
Check if you need to re-register to vote