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04 November 2008

What Time Do The Polls Open Today?

The polls open this morning at 7AM and they close at 7PM or until the last person in line has voted.

Where Do I Go Vote?

Find your polling place using the Secretary of State's Poll Locator

What Do I Need To Bring With Me To Vote?

Well, you're going to need some government-issued identification. One of the following six pieces of i.d. will be accepted at your polling place:


  • Any valid state or federal government issued photo ID, including a FREE Voter ID Card issued by your county registrar's office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)

  • A Georgia Driver's License, even if expired

  • Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state
  • Valid U.S. passport ID

  • Valid U.S. military photo ID

  • Valid tribal photo ID

What If I Encounter Problems At My Polling Place?

There are plenty of numbers you can call to get some assistance if you're having trouble voting or experiencing any other problem at the polls.

Attorney General Thurbert Baker and his office is providing assistance to voters who have election-related legal questions. The Attorney General's voter hotline can be reached at (404) 651-9303.

Election Protection, the nation's largest non-partisan voter protection coalition, announced that individuals who encounter problems at the polls will be able to speak with legal experts that can offer impartial and confidential advice via the Election Protection hotline at 1-866-OUR-VOTE [(866) 687-8683].

And finally, please feel free to email me your voting experiences so I can post them online.