ABSENTEE VOTING BY MAIL Any voter registered in Georgia can vote absentee by mail. Just complete and sign the Vote by Mail application. Then, mail, fax, email (as an attachment), or drop the Vote by Mail application off at your county registrar's office. We urge you to request your mail-in ballot and get it back to your county registrar's office as soon as possible. Mail-in ballots can be requested no earlier than 180 days prior to the election and must be received by your county registrar no later than close of the polls on Election Day.
There are special provisions for Georgia Military and Overseas Voters that can be found at: www.sos.ga.gov/elections/UOCAVA
EARLY VOTING IN PERSON Any voter registered in Cherokee County may vote Early in person. This allows you to vote on a day and time that is convenient for you. Beginning on the 4th Monday prior to Election Day, simply visit your county or municipality early voting site, fill out the application, and present one of the permitted forms of photo ID. As Election Day approaches, Cherokee County may have multiple early voting sites and in some cases, extended hours. Voting times and locations for your precinct can be found at: www.sos.ga.gov/MVP.
ELECTION DAY VOTING On Election Day, you must vote at your assigned precinct and present a valid photo ID. To check your precinct location online go to: www.mvp.sos.state.ga.gov, or call the Cherokee County Elections Office at 770-479-0407 for assistance.
2016 Election Dates
Presidential Preference Primary
Special Election March 1, 2016
General Primary Election May 24, 2016
General Primary Runoff Election July 26, 2016
General Election November 8, 2016
General Election Runoff for Local and State Offices December 6, 2016
General Election Runoff for Federal Offices January 10, 2017
Vote by Mail Ballot Forms
**Vote by Mail Ballot Application**
**Vote by Mail Ballot Applications may be faxed to: 770-479-9791 or mailed to:
Cherokee County Voter Registration
400 E. Main Street
Canton, GA 30114