ELECTION DAY IN GEORGIA: WHAT VOTERS NEED TO KNOW

SLUMSMAG STAFF: Greg Lewis


Midterm Election Day in Georgia is Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Midterm Election Day in Georgia is Today, Tuesday, Nov.6. The Election includes  the Georgia governor’s race, the Eagle’s Landing cityhood referendum and a tax referendum for cities in Fulton County, including Atlanta. That and much more is on the ballot.

Here is a guide that has answers to all the questions you may have about election.

Information to the guide was provided by AJC.

When can I vote?

Polls open at 7 a.m. Polls close at 7 p.m. If you are already in line before the polls close at 7 p.m., you will be allowed to vote.

Where do I vote?

 Each registered voter has an assigned voting location or precinct. To find your polling location, use the Georgia My Voter page, from the Georgia Elections Office.  The Voter registration deadline was Oct.9,2018.

Do I need to bring ID?

Yes, you do.Six kinds of photo identifications are accepted in Georgia: a state driver’s license, a state or federal ID card (including student IDs from Georgia colleges and universities), a valid employee ID from any government agency, a U.S. passport, a U.S. military ID or a tribal photo ID.


If you are wondering what’s all on the ballot, the list is below.

What is on the ballot?

Depending on where you live, there are contested races for county commissions and school boards, the Georgia Legislature and Congress. There are also local and state referendums to consider and elections for a list of statewide offices starting with governor, lieutenant governor and secretary of state.

Referendum questions include five statewide consitutional amendments and two more statewide questions. Many city and county governments have referendums for Sunday alcohol sales, the so-called Brunch Bill, allowing early sales on Sunday mornings at restaurants.


If you are a Georgia Citizen who has already voted, the update to the election will take place sometime after the 7:00 p.m poll closes.

CLICK HERE, to see updates after 7:00 p.m.

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