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Names for potential jurors do not strictly come from voter registration.The popular belief that the pool of potential juror names comes only from voter registration records is a myth. Voter registration encompasses just one of the many rosters used by the state to create lists provided to each of the 159 counties. In May, 2011, Governor Deal passed the Jury Reform Bill ultimately creating this statewide jury pool. The Department of Driver Services, the Secretary of the State and the Department of Public Health provide some of the lists used to add or remove potential juror names. Thus, fear of jury duty should not keep you from registering to vote.
Voter Registration Deadline is the fifth Monday prior to the election (if Monday is a legal holiday, deadline moves to the next day). The same deadline applies to changing your name and/or address prior to an election.
No, Georgia does not require you to register by party. You will choose what party ballot you want when you go to vote in a primary.
Yes, it can if you change your place of residence or if you have not voted in three or more years. If you have not voted in three or more years, it is important to confirm your registration. You can check your registration status online at My Voter Page (MVP) on the Secretary of State's website. If MVP is unable to find your information, you should contact the Walton County Elections office at 770-267-1337.
When to Change Your Address
How to Change Your Address
You can print a new precinct card here: www.mvp.sos.ga.gov
No. In Georgia you must register by 30 days before the election you want to vote in.