For Immediate Release
June 5, 2008
Contact: Matt Carrothers
Director of Media Relations
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Secretary of State Handel Reminds Voters to Bring Photo ID When Voting in the House District 93 Special Election Run-off
ATLANTA—Secretary of State Karen Handel today reminded voters to bring photo identification when participating in the June 10, 2008 run-off election for House District 93.
House District 93 includes portions of DeKalb and Rockdale counties. Any registered voter who was eligible to vote in the May 13 special election can vote in the run-off election.
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. Voters in House District 93 can contact the DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections at (404) 298-4020 or the Rockdale County Voter Registration and Board of Elections at (770) 785-5947.
Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10. Voters can find voter registration information, including polling locations and legislative districts, by visiting http://sos.georgia.gov/cgi-bin/locator.asp or by calling (888) 265-1115.
Voters can request an absentee ballot from their county registrar’s office through Friday, June 6, 2008. All absentee ballots must be received by the county registrar by Election Day, Tuesday, June 10. Photo identification is not required when voting by mail.
Anyone with additional questions about Georgia’s 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 registrar’s office.