Do you plan to vote by absentee ballot? To obtain an absentee ballot, registered voters may fax or mail a written request to Fulton County Registration and Elections. Voters can vote absentee by mail for any reason.
Citizens can request an absentee ballot through Friday, Nov. 1. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5.
The request letter should include the name and date of the election, the voter’s name, address as registered, date of birth and the voter’s signature. The request should also include the address for receipt of the ballot, and the daytime phone number (optional). Absentee ballots may also be requested in person.
The absentee ballot request can be faxed to 404-730-8839 or mailed to Fulton County Voter Registration, Attn: Absentee Ballot, 130 Peachtree St., SW, Suite 2186, Atlanta, GA 30303.
All absentee ballots must be received in the Registration & Elections Office by 7 p.m. on Election Day (Tuesday, November 5).
For City of Atlanta voters, absentee ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on Nov. 5. Photo identification is not necessary when voting by mail (except for first time registered voters in Georgia who register by mail).
For more information on voter registration and the upcoming 2013 General Municipal Elections, log on to www.fultonelections.com or call 404-730-7072.