Project Description

Get Out the Vote

Georgia General Election Dates

10/05/20 Last Day to Register to Vote
10/12/20 Early Voting Starts (In Person)
10/24/20 Saturday Voting Begins
10/30/20 Early Voting Ends (In Person)
10/30/20 Last day to request Absentee Ballot
11/03/20 Election Date

Important Tips:

  • Georgia voters can vote early! Early voting is Monday, October 12, 2020 to Friday, October 30, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.
  • Same day Voter Registration is not available in Georgia.
  • Voting by absentee ballot can be done but you must request it. The Absentee Ballot Request must be received by October 30, 2020. Deadline to return completed Absentee Ballot is Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
  • Criminal Disenfranchisement laws keep criminals from voting. Each state has different rules on criminals voting. Georgia law states that voting rights are restored upon completion of sentence, including prison, parole and probation.

Resources: Check out these sites for detailed information

Secretary of State of Georgia
The Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Office organizes and oversees all election activity, including voter registration, municipal, state, county, and federal elections. They are responsible for certification of election results as well as certifying the qualification of candidates and preparation of ballots and election forms and materials.

OWN YOUR VOTE
OWN YOUR VOTE is committed to a bipartisan, pro-social campaign of actions and events for and with Black women, connecting them to urgent political actions, giving their concerns a powerful microphone, and placing a spotlight on key community issues.

League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters Education Fund works to register voters, provide voters with election information through voter guides as well as candidate forums and debates.

Fair Fight
Fair Fight promotes fair elections in Georgia and around the country, encourages voter participation in elections, and educate voters about elections and their voting rights. Fair Fight brings awareness to the public on election reform, advocates for election reform at all levels, and engages in other voter education programs and communications.

Secure the Vote
Secure the Vote is an inclusive, broad-based education initiative that will build on a growing effort to show people in all walks of life, in every corner of the state, what to expect when they begin voting in 2020.

Georgia Democrat
Georgia Democrat provides search information for drop box locations where you can deposit your ballot safely and securely.

COVID AND VOTING INFORMATION
Vote.org
Vote.org’s Covid-19 webpage is dedicated to state-by-state, up to date information, about voting and Covid-19.

This resource page is designed to provide you some resources and information about voting. If you still have questions we encourage you to check with your local election office (https://elections.sos.ga.gov/Elections/countyelectionoffices.do) or contact the Secretary of State’s office (https://sos.ga.gov/) / 844-753-7825.

Our Vision

The King Center envisions a world that reflects the Beloved Community where all people are valued, respected, and treated with dignity.