What is required to register to vote?

To Register to vote you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States and a legal resident of Georgia
  • Be at least 17 1/2 years of age (you may vote in the next election after turning 18)
  • Not serving a sentence for a felony conviction of moral turpitude
  • Not have been found mentally incompetent by a court
  • Show proof of residence in the county where you are registering
  • Provide the last 4 digits of your social security number and/or Driver's License number.

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1. Am I eligible to vote in Georgia?
2. What is required to register to vote?
3. Do I register as a member of a political party?
4. How do I register to vote?
5. How do I know if my registration application was approved?
6. Do I have to register to vote again when I move?
7. What is a precinct card?
8. Can my registration expire?
9. What are the different methods for casting my vote?
10. When does early/advance voting begin?
11. What identification is required to vote?
12. Can I use my college or university photo ID card?
13. What happens if I am at the polls on Election Day and I do not have my photo ID?
14. What if I do not have acceptable photo ID?
15. How does the voting process work in Georgia? What do I actually do during voting?
16. How do I become a poll worker?
17. When are the Board of Elections Meetings and can I attend?
18. I received election related mail. How do I know if it's official?