Your voice and your vote matter!

Elections are an important way for citizens to make their opinions heard and voice what matters most. Our elected officials have direct control over the laws and policies that govern our society. The communities we live in are largely influenced by many of the elections that occur during off-year or mid-term.
Since there are fewer voters in off-year and mid-term elections, your vote is even more powerful!

Before you can make your plan to vote, you have to be registered to vote!

Voter registration must be updated if you have moved, changed your name, or remained inactive for a period of time. Use the resources below to register to vote or check your registration status.


There are THREE ways to vote in an election - absentee voting, advance voting, and voting on election day. Use the information below to make an informed decision on how you want to cast your ballot.


Absentee voting is when you vote using a mail-in ballot. This form of voting is great for those who want to avoid voting in-person, if you are traveling, or have limited transportation.

Georgia is a no-excuse absentee state, meaning you don't have to have a reason to vote absentee.


Advance voting is when you vote BEFORE the election during the early voting period. This is a great way to avoid crowds and secure your vote early.

Advance voting can be done at any early voting location. Be sure to check polling locations and hours to find a location that is convenient for you.


Voting on Election Day is when you vote in-person on the actual day of the election.

Voters MUST go to their designated polling location on Election Day! Polls are open 7am-7pm.



Understanding who and what to vote for can be a confusing process, but it's important to know what is on your ballot before you head to the polls. Knowing what's on your ballot can help you make an informed decision and save you time at the polls so you're not scrambling to look up candidates and issues while you're in line to vote.

Below are a few non-partisan tools to help you find information about candidates and ballot measures in one easy-to-use platform.

*Key Tip: Jot down who you would like to vote for on a piece of paper before heading to the polls to cast your vote. Cell phones are not allowed to be out when you vote in-person, so it's always a good idea to have a written cheat-sheet with you to remember your choices.


The GA Muslim Voter Project launched a great non-partisan resource to help you understand your ballot.

Head to gamvp.branch.vote, enter your address and select the party for your ballot. From there, it will inform you of your next election date and exactly what will be on your ballot. It also breaks down each candidate and what their position is on the major issues. As you go through the ballot, you can select who you want to vote for, and it will save that information to your list for easy access when it's time to vote.


The League of Women Voters is committed to equipping voters with the tools and information they need to make an educated decision. Check out their website at Vote411.org to find non-partisan candidate information, as well as what else may be on your ballot this November.


The Skimm is designed to be a one-stop-shop for voting! Not only can you register and verify your status, you can also make a voting plan, find candidate info, and find additional ways to get involved.


Guides.Vote provides non-partisan voting guides to help show individuals where candidates stand on the certain issues that they impact. This site mainly covers the large, statewide races, but has valuable information and social media resources to share the voter guide. 


BallotReady is another one-stop-shop to check your registration, make a voting plan, and find detailed, non-partisan information about all of the candidates on your ballot. You can also engage your family and friends with a BallotParty or become a SuperVoter.