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Absentee Voting

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New Guide

The State of Georgia has a new Absentee Voting Guide to assist registered voters with our absentee voting process. Please feel free to  download the voting guide via this link.

Request Absentee Ballot

  1. Any registered voter may apply for an Absentee Ballot by downloading one of the Absentee Ballot Applications below.
  2. You may apply for a ballot for a relative who is disabled or out of town, but that ballot will be mailed directly to the voter.
  3. Fill out the application completely confirming all appropriate fields are answered and a physically signature or mark is provided by the first black arrow indicator. If the application is requested by a relative, a signature or mark should be provided by the second black arrow indicator.
  4. Send in the application via:
    1. Fax: 770-528-2458 or 770-528-2519
    2. Mail:
      Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration
      P.O. Box 649
      Marietta, GA 30061-0649
    3. In-Person:
      Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration Office
      736 Whitlock Ave., Suite 400
      Marietta, GA 30064
    4. Email[email protected]
  5. After the application is reviewed, an Absentee Ballot will be mailed to your address.
  6. Once you have received the Ballot and cast your vote, submit the Ballot via:
    1. Mail:
      Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration
      P.O. Box 649
      Marietta, GA 30061-0649
    2. In-Person at these Official Ballot Drop Box locations:
  7. Once ballot has been received by the Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration Office, it can no longer be cancelled.
  8. The Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration Office must receive your hand delivered ballot by 7 p.m. election night. 

Absentee Ballot Application

From the below list, please select the desired absentee ballot application to complete and mail, fax or email.  When completing these applications, please note Electronic Signatures are not acceptable as the signature or mark of the voter. 

Date Election Type Ballot Application
August 11, 2020
POSTPONED from July 21, 2020
General Primary Runoff Download/Print
November 3, 2020 General / Special  Download/Print
December 1, 2020 General / Special Runoff (Local/State)* Download/Print
January 5, 2021 General Runoff (Federal)* Download/Print
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 Absentee Application Report
View Cobb County Voter Absentee Application Reports

Cobb County Elections is providing a list of Cobb County Absentee Applications received for the June 9, 2020 Election.

Military and Overseas Citizen Voters

Can You Vote Absentee?

In order to vote in U.S. elections you must be:

  • a U.S. citizen
  • at least 18 years old
  • be absent from your voting residence

You may vote absentee if you are:

  • an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine;
  • an eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine; or
  • a U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.

For military and overseas citizens, download the Federal Post Card Application.

Additional information and voting assistance for Service members, their families and overseas citizens can be found at the Federal Voting Assistance Program website

Track Your Ballot

  • Visit the Georgia My Voter Page (MVP)
  • In the Login section, provide your name, county of residence, and date of birth
  • On the My Voter Page, review the 'Absentee Ballot Request Information' section to click on the 'Click here for Absentee Ballot status' link
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Track Your Absentee Ballot

Use the MVP Log In to check your:

  • Mail-In application and ballot status
  • Provisional Ballot status
  • And more...

Cancel Your Ballot

If you desire to cancel your Absentee Ballot, please print and complete the Affidavit of Cancelled Absentee Ballot. Please note, once ballot has been received by the Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration Office, it can no longer be cancelled.

Complete the form filling out the appropriate fields and confirming a physical signature is provided. An electronic/typed signature will not be accepted.

Submit this form via:

  • Fax: 770-528-2458 or 770-528-2519
  • Mail:
    Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration
    P.O. Box 649
    Marietta, GA 30061-0649
  • In-Person:
    Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration Office
    736 Whitlock Ave., Suite 400
    Marietta, GA 30064
  • Email[email protected]