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Your Vote Matters

Updated: Apr 20

Primaries are coming up on May 24, 2022 and we need you to vote because your vote matters!

Where can I find election results?

Election results are posted on Ballotpedia's election overview pages, as well as the relevant candidate pages. You can find links to the current election overview pages in the "Offices on the ballot" section of this page.


How do primaries work in Georgia?

A primary election is an election in which registered voters select a candidate that they believe should be a political party's candidate for elected office to run in the general election. They are also used to choose convention delegates and party leaders. Primaries are state-level and local-level elections that take place prior to a general election. Georgia utilizes an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3][4]


For information about which offices are nominated via primary election, see this article.


How do I register to vote?

To vote in Georgia, one must be a citizen of the United States and a legal resident of his or her county. The voter must be at least 17.5 years of age at the time of registration and 18 at the time of the election.[5]


What are the voter ID laws in Georgia?

See Voter identification laws by state


Registration must be completed at least 28 days prior to the election. Registration can be completed online or by submitting a paper form.[5]




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