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Voting!

Voting is one of the simplest and easiest ways for you to be a leader. All students over the age of 18 are eligible to vote. If you aren’t registered, just press the button below.

Register to Vote

2020 Runoff Election Information

Voting Registration DeadlinesBe sure to remember these important dates!

  • Election day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
  • The deadline to register online to vote is Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • The deadline to register in person to vote is Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Friday, October 30, 2020.
  • The early voting period runs from Monday, October 12, 2020 to Friday, October 30, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

Georgia Senate Runoff

  • Voter registration deadline: Dec. 7, 2021
  • Early in-person voting: Dec. 14-18, 21-23, and 28-31
  • If doing a mail ballot request, apply for your ballot now or as soon as you are registered. And put your ballot in the mail by Dec. 30 to give it time to get to the elections office. 
  • Election day: Jan. 5, 2021

Requesting an Absentee Ballot

  • To request an absentee ballot, just click on the link below and fill out the form.

Absentee Ballot Requests

Information about Voting

  • Now that you’re registered, the Campus Vote Project has a Voting Guide to help you identify the candidates and issues on the ballot in 2020.
  • For questions about voting in Carroll County, check out the County Elections Office page.
  • Secure the Vote: a website created by the Office of the Georgia Secretary of State that provides clear guidance on all of your voting questions.
  • GA SOS: The official app of the Office of the Georgia Secretary of State. Georgia citizens can now register to vote on the go and access their voter information through a mobile friendly interface. Georgia voters can find their polling place and view a sample ballot for upcoming elections.

Campus Voter Registration DriveInterested in helping organize an event?

Contact Brenda McCrary

VotingImportant Information

How to Register to Vote, by Dr. Karen Owen

Absentee Voting/Vote by Mail, by Tijan Drammeh

Knowing Your Polling Place and Materials You Need, by Anna Fleming

The Electoral College, by Dr. Ryan Bronkema

Decoding the BallotWhat do they mean?

What is the County Commissioner? by Dr. Meg Pearson

What is the County Sheriff? by Ashley Lewis

What is a District Attorney? by Dr. Stacy Boyd

What does Amendment 2 mean? by Taylor Bradfield

 

What does Ballot Question 2 mean? by Joy Ginther

ALL IN To VoteUniversity Pledge

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Voting Promise

ALL IN To Vote is part of the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, which empowers colleges and universities to achieve excellence in student democratic engagement. 

The website helps campuses organize and encourage student voting by providing an easy way to register and by listing the voting rules in every state.

  • Want to look at your ballot before voting? The button below will take you to a site that allows you to explore your entire ballot prior to Election Day. You'll be able to not only see every candidate that is running for office but also find information on their background and view candidate websites.

View My Ballot Tool 

  • Need helping finding your polling place? The button below will help you locate the correct place to cast your ballot.

Find My Polling Place 

Post-Election SupportBe mindful of your well-being.

Tips for Self Care

This has, understandably, been a stressful semester for many students as we have responded to the challenges presented by COVID-19. The Counseling Center has compiled some Tips for Self-Care so that you will feel empowered to continue engaging in activities that benefit your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

Tips for Self Care