• Georgia Special Election 2017: Register by today!


    ATLANTA - Residents of Cobb, DeKalb and Fulton counties who are eligible to vote in the upcoming special election have until the end of the day Monday to register to vote.

    There are two contests on the April 18 ballot.

    One election is to replace former state Sen. Judson Hill, R-Marietta, in Senate District 32, which covers parts of Cobb and Fulton counties.


    The other race on the ballot will replace former U.S. Rep. Tom Price in the 6th District, which covers parts of Cobb, DeKalb and Fulton counties.

    To determine whether you live in one of those districts or to confirm your voter status online, CLICK HERE.

    If you’d like to register, here are several options:

    • Click the “Register to Vote” tab on the Secretary of State Office’s website.
    • Mail a hard-copy voter registration application (make sure it’s postmarked on or before Monday).
    • Text “GA” or “Georgia” to “2VOTE” (28683).
    • Download the free “GA SOS” app on your smartphone.
    • Check the “Voter Registration” box when you renew or apply for your driver’s license.
    • If you’re a college student, you can obtain the necessary forms from your school registrar’s office.


    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution contributed to this report.

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