Georgia Electoral SituationAbsentee ballots require an excuse: yes
Early voting: yes
Felons: The State of Georgia prohibits felons currently on probation, in prison, or on parole from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored.
ID Laws: All voters need: Georgia driver's license; a valid ID card issued by a branch, department, agency, or entity of the State of Georgia, any other state, or the United States authorized by law to issue personal identification; US passport; a valid employee ID card containing a photograph of the elector; Georgia student ID; Georgia license to carry a pistol or revolver; Pilot license; Military ID; Birth certificate; Social security card; Naturalization documentation; Copy of court records showing adoption, name, or sex change; Utility bill; bank statement; A government check or payment with name and address; or A government document that shows the name and address of the elector. Note: The precinct card you receive to confirm your voter registration and voting location is not a form of identification and is not sufficient identification to vote.
Mandatory poll worker/election official training: no
Paper trail: no
Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: yes
Registration deadline: The fifth Monday before any general primary, general election, or presidential preference primary, or regularly scheduled special election pursuant to the Georgia Election Code. In the event that a special election is scheduled on a date other that those dates prescribed by the Georgia Election Code, registration would close on the 5th day after the call.
Uniform voting system: yes