For Immediate Release
November 29, 2007
Contact: Matt Carrothers
Director of Media Relations
Secretary of State Handel Reminds Voters to Bring Photo ID When Voting December 4
ATLANTA—Secretary of State Karen Handel today reminded voters to bring photo identification when participating in the December 4 run-off elections for House District 127, and county and municipal elections where the candidates failed to receive a majority on November 6.
House District 127 comprises Pike County and portions of Lamar and Upson Counties.
Voters will be required to show one of the following six forms of photo ID when voting in-person 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 registrars’ office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services.
Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, December 4. Voters can find voter registration information, including polling locations and legislative districts, by visiting http://sos.georgia.gov/elections or by calling 1-888-265-1115.
Anyone with additional questions about Georgia’s photo ID requirements can visit www.GAPhotoID.com or call toll free 1-877-725-9797.
Karen Handel was sworn in as Secretary of State in January 2007. The Secretary of State's office offers important services to our citizens and our business community. Among the office’s wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting efficient and secure elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders. The office also oversees the Georgia Archives and the Capitol Museum.