For Immediate Release
October 29, 2007
Contact: Matt Carrothers
Director of Media Relations
Secretary of State Karen Handel Reminds Voters to Bring Photo ID to Advance Voting
ATLANTA- Secretary of State Karen Handel reminds voters participating in the November 6 county and municipal elections that advance voting will begin Monday, October 29. Voters will be required to show photo identification when they vote. Advance voting will end Friday, November 2.
Voters in Georgia counties will go to the polls to vote on county and municipal offices and various local issues. Voters will be required to show one of the following six forms of photo ID when voting in-person during advance voting or on Election Day:
If a voter does not have one of these forms of photo identification, they can obtain a FREE Voter ID card at their County Registrarsí office or the Georgia Department of Driverís Services.
Citizens can request an absentee ballot through Friday, November 2. All absentee ballots must be received by the County Registrar by 7:00 pm on Election Day. Photo identification is not required when voting by mail.
Anyone with additional questions about Georgiaís photo ID requirements can visit www.GAPhotoID.com or call toll free 1-877-725-9797. To find advance voting locations in your county, please contact your County Registrarsí office.