Georgia residents for the first time can register to vote online and will also be able to access their voter information through mobile apps launched in time for the state’s May 20 primary election.
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HOW TO REGISTER OR CHECK VOTING STATUS
April 21 is the deadline to register to vote in Georgia’s May 20 primary. Anyone can confirm his or her voter status online through the Georgia secretary of state’s website (www.sos.ga.gov). If you haven’t already, here’s how to register:
- Log on to the Georgia secretary of state’s website and, under the elections tab, click “Register to Vote.”
- Download and complete a voter registration application, then mail it in (http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/Elections/register_to_vote).
- Contact your local county elections office, public library, public assistance office, recruitment office, schools and other government offices for a mail-in registration form. A list can be found at http://sos.georgia.gov/cgi-bin/countyregistrarsindex.asp.
- Check the “voter registration” box when you renew or apply for your driver’s license through the state Department of Driver Services.
- 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.