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'Why did I get a letter?'
November 2, 2023

Ahead of the November 7, 2023, Municipal General Election, registered voters with residential addresses that fall within the cities of Acworth, Austell, Kennesaw, Powder Springs and Smyrna have been mailed a letter by Cobb County Elections & Registration. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Question: Why are we just now receiving this letter?
  • Answer:  In an effort to reach the voters quickly, we elected to send first class letters due to issues with our statewide system/vendor
  • Question: Why were letters sent to the city voters?
  • Answer:  So that voters will know they live within the new city boundaries and their precinct location and/or a temporary precinct location change.
  • Question:  How many letters were mailed?
  • Answer:  Approximately 79,000 - This includes both Active and Inactive voters.
  • Question:  What if the voter no longer lives at that address?
  • Answer: If they moved prior to October 17th, they are not eligible to vote in the November 7, 2023, Election or the December 5, 2023, Election. However, the voter can change their address through the Secretary of State's My Voter Page or the election team can send a paper application to the new address.
  • Question:   What important information is in the letter?
  • Answer:  1) The voter’s election day polling place .  2) And in some cases, the city council district that will appear on the voter’s ballot
  • Question:   Will new precinct cards be sent as well?
  • Answer:   In an effort to reach the voters quickly, we elected to send first-class letters. Precinct cards may be printed by the voter by logging onto the Secretary of State's My Voter Page.
Press Contact Info

For additional information, contact Cobb Elections & Registration at:

(770) 528-2581