Due to the impact of the coronovirus, and considering that individuals may want to avoid public places, citizens are reminded that no excuse or reason is needed to request an absentee by mail ballot. To request an absentee by mail ballot, complete the application found below on this page and turn it into our office.

No absentee ballots will be issued or cast on the Monday preceding the date of the election. For more information call (912) 790-1520.

A person may cast an absentee ballot in person at the registrar's office at least 21 days prior to any general primary or general election without a declared reason.

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Prior to Election Day – confirm your registration and poll location by calling Voter Registration at 912-790-1520 or use the website poll locator at https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/. Keep your residence and mailing address updated with the Voter Registration Office.

Absentee Voting by Mail

Request for mail out absentee ballots may be submitted as early as 180 days prior to the Election. Requests may be submitted either by mail (P.O. Box 13757, Savannah GA 31416), fax (912-790-1519), scanned attachment sent via e-mail to voter@chathamcounty.org, or you may complete the application in person at our office. You must file a separate application for each election and run-off election for which you are requesting an absentee ballot; except if you are a voter who is over the age of 65 or disabled, a military service member, spouse of a military service member, or an oversees citizen (temporary or permanent). Please submit your application early. Call Chatham County Voter Registration at 912-790-1520 for further details.

Early in-person voting is available 21 days prior to the General Primary / Special Election. Any eligible registered voter desiring to early vote in advance during this period may do so in-person.

No reason is required for absentee early voting.