- Absentee by Mail
Absentee by Mail
Senate Bill 202- Effective July 1, 2021
- Voters can submit an absentee ballot application no earlier than 78 days or less than 11 days prior to the date of the primary or election, or runoff
- To be timely received, an application for an absentee-by-mail ballot must be received by the board of registrars or absentee ballot clerk no later than 11 days prior to the primary, election, or runoff
- Any person applying for an absentee-by-mail ballot shall make application in writing on the form made available by the Secretary of State.
- In order to confirm the identity of the voter, such form shall require the elector to provide:
• his or her name
• address as registered
• address where the elector wishes the ballot to be mailed, and
• the number of his or her Georgia driver's license or identification card issued pursuant to Article 5 of Chapter 5 of Title 40
If such elector does not have a Georgia driver's license or identification card, the elector must provide a copy of a form of identification listed in subsection (c) of Code Section 21-2-417.