Voter Qualifications and Registration
If you meet the following qualifications, you may register to vote:
You may not register to vote if you are currently:
You may register to vote at any time, but you must be registered by the fifth Monday prior to an election if you wish to vote on Election Day. The application must be postmarked by the voter registration deadline.
Registering to Vote
Obtaining a Voter Registration Application
Mail your completed voter registration application to:
Or deliver it to the BOER Office (the Government Complex), 91 Albany Ave. Danielsville, Ga.
Precinct cards are not required to vote, but are simply an informational tool to inform voters of their polling location and the districts for which they are eligible to cast their ballot. Voters who do not receive a card within two or three weeks following the filing of a Voter Registration Application are encouraged to verify their voting information by visiting http://mvp.sos.ga.gov/mvp.do on the Secretary of State’s website, or contact the BOER to request a new precinct card or to check the status of your application. Voters are also encouraged to visit the BOER’s website at www.mcelections.com to stay abreast of all things regarding the current election year including sample countywide ballots. Voters may also visit www.sos.ga.gov/elections on the Secretary of State’s website to see a copy of their voter specific ballot.
If you have misplaced your precinct card please contact the BOER for a replacement.
Voting at Your Precinct
When you arrive at your precinct, you need to complete a voter's certificate which asks for your name and residence address. You will then present the certificate and proper identification to the poll official who will verify that you are a registered voter in that precinct by checking the voters list for that precinct.
Proper identification shall consist of any one of the following:
NOTE: Persons voting by mail do not need to provide a photo ID, provided proper identification was submitted at time of registration. The photo ID rules only apply to in-person voting by:
FREE Georgia Voter Identification Card
Madison County registered voters who do not have one of the six (6) state approved identification cards for voting, may obtain a free Georgia photo identification card from:
In order to get a FREE Georgia Voter Identification Card, a voter will need to provide the following:
The free Georgia Voter Identification Card is to be used for voting purposes only.
Voters who do not have any of the forms of identification listed, may vote a provisional ballot upon swearing or affirming that the voter is the person identified in the elector's voter certificate. Such provisional ballot shall only be counted if the BOER is able to verify current and valid identification of the voter within three days following a primary or election.
For additional information, please visit the Secretary of State's web site at www.sos.ga.gov/elections or call the Elections Division at (404) 656-2871.
Please read note about links to external websites