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To register to vote you must be: 

  • A citizen of the United States. 

  • A legal resident of Georgia and of the county in which you wish to vote. 

  • At least 17 1/2 years of age to register and 18 to vote. 


You may NOT register to vote if you: 

  • Are currently serving a sentence for a felony. 

  • Have been ruled mentally incompetent by a court.

general election dates

  • Online Registration Deadline: 5th Monday prior to Election Day

  • Register by Mail Deadline: Postmarked 5th Monday prior to Election Day

  • In-Person Registration Deadline: 5th Monday prior to Election Day

  • Absentee Ballot Request Deadline: 11 days before Election Day

    • ​You can submit your request for an absentee ballot as early as 78 days before Election Day.

  • Early Voting Period: 3 weeks before Election Day, including 2 Saturdays

    • Your county may also offer voting on Sunday. Runoffs have a shorter period for early voting. 

Important 2024 ELECTION Dates

One of the best ways to get your voice heard is to cast a ballot! Voting for or against candidates provides accountability for our elected officials and allows us to choose who will represent us in the policy decisions that impact our lives. There are 3 ways to vote in an election - absentee voting, advance voting, and voting on election day. To help you make a voting plan and cast your vote safely in the upcoming elections, below is some helpful information about the upcoming races. 

  • March 12, 2024: Georgia Presidential Preference Primary

    • Voter Registration Deadline: February 12

    • Absentee Ballot Request Period:​ December 25 - March 1

    • Early Voting Period: February 19 - March 8

  • May 21, 2024: Georgia State Primary

    • Voter Registration Deadline: April 22

    • Absentee Ballot Request Period:​ March 4 - May 10

    • Early Voting Period: April 29 - May 17

    • Primary Runoff: June 18

  • November 5, 2024: General Election

    • Voter Registration Deadline: October 7

    • Absentee Ballot Request Period:​ August 19 - October 25

    • Early Voting Period: October 15 - November 1

  • December 3, 2024: General Runoff

    • Voter Registration Deadline: November 4

    • Absentee Ballot Request Period:​ September 16 - November 22

    • Early Voting Period: November 25 - November 27


For specific information about the elections in your county, contact your County Registrar's Office.


Atlanta GLOW augments its voter engagement efforts by training and deploying youth fellows adept in relational organizing strategies. These fellows, drawn from diverse communities, undergo comprehensive training sessions focused on voter education, mobilization tactics, and effective community engagement. Equipped with these skills, they spearhead localized outreach initiatives within their respective neighborhoods, using their networks to amplify voter registration messages. Our youth fellows will organize events, support text banking efforts, facilitate literature distribution, and host peer-to-peer discussions, fostering trust and enthusiasm for civic participation among their peers. Their relational approach ensures a personalized connection, transcending barriers and encouraging sustained voter engagement. By leveraging the passion and influence of these empowered youth leaders, Atlanta GLOW exponentially amplifies its impact, fostering a grassroots movement that empowers and mobilizes female, young voters of color across communities leading up to the November 2024 presidential election.

Want to apply for our stipend-based 2024 Voter Engagement Fellowship? Apply Here

Helpful Resources

Sign our Voter Pledge

Online Voter Registration

Georgia ID Requirements

Find Your Polling Place

Request Absentee Ballot

Check your Voter Status

Track your Absentee Ballot

Learn About the Candidates

​Voting Assistance for People with Disabilities

Voting Rights Restoration


If you need assistance navigating any of the above resources, please do not hesitate to Schedule a Virtual Voter Info Session

All votes truly do matter! If you're committed to voting in the upcoming election, be sure take Atlanta GLOW’s voter pledge to let us know that you are with us in amplifying youth voices and inspiring positive change in the Atlanta community! Thank you for doing your civic duty!

Note: This is a nonpartisan voter engagement effort to turn out more youth voters for the upcoming runoff elections. As a 501(c)3 organization, Atlanta GLOW may not endorse any political candidate for office.

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Atlanta GLOW’s EmpowHer the Vote initiative aims to empower and mobilize young, female voters of color across metro Atlanta communities to participate in the democratic process by casting their votes. With a focus on educating and engaging the female youth of color in the upcoming elections, our initiative seeks to increase voter turnout and encourage informed decision-making among this vital demographic.

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