To vote an Absentee Ballot the elector must submit a new request (application

SB 202

Section 25

Prohibits any Registrars from sending unsolicited absentee applications to any Elector.

SOS/Superintendents/ Board of Registrars/other government entity is NOT allowed to send applications to electors without elector request, Application forms available on County & SOS’s website


O.C.G.A. § 21-2-381

 (G) Any elector meeting criteria of advance age or disability specified by rule or regulation of the State Election Board or any elector who is entitled to vote by absentee ballot under the federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 1973ff, et seq., as amended, may request in writing on one application a ballot for a presidential preference primary held pursuant to Article 5 of this chapter and for a primary as well as for any runoffs resulting therefrom and for the election for which such primary shall nominate candidates as well as any runoffs resulting therefrom. If not so requested by such person, a separate and distinct application shall be required for each primary, run-off primary, election, and run-off election. Except as otherwise provided in this subparagraph, a separate and distinct application for an absentee ballot shall always be required for any special election or special primary.

One exception: the elderly, disabled, and UOCAVA voters during the Primary Election.