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Absentee Voting

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Request Absentee Ballot

Any registered voter may apply for an Absentee Ballot using one of the following:

  1. 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.  The person providing assistance should provide a signature or mark in Section Seven(7).
  2. After printing the application, confirm the information is correct for all applicable fields and sign.  You must provide a physical signature  or mark in Section Six(6).
  3. Send in the completed 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 Avenue, Suite 400
      Marietta, GA 30064
    4. Email[email protected]
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Customize Your Absentee Ballot Application

After submitting your personal information, download the PDF form to print it, fill in the required information, sign with a blue or black pen*, and send it in for processing.

 

*DIGITAL / ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Submit Absentee Ballot

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  1. After the Elections Office has received, reviewed and verified your Absentee Ballot Application, an Absentee Ballot will be mailed to your address. Absentee Ballots will begin to be mailed on September 15, 2020.
  2. 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 available 24/7 until 7PM ET on  November 3, 2020 :
       
      Area Box Location

      CENTRAL

      Cobb County Elections and Registration
      736 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta

      Cobb County Animal Services
      1060 Al Bishop Dr., SW, Marietta

      NORTHWEST

      West Cobb Regional Library
      1750 Dennis Kemp Ln NW, Kennesaw

      North Cobb Regional Library
      3535 Old 41 Hwy NW, Kennesaw

      NORTH

      Cobb Fire Station 8
      2380 N. Cobb Pkwy, Kennesaw

      Gritters library
      880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta

      NORTHEAST

      Mountain View Library 
      3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta

      EAST

      East Cobb Government Service Center
      4400 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta

      Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center
      2051 Lower Roswell Rd. Marietta

      SOUTHEAST

      Windy Hill Community Center
      1885 Roswell St SE, Smyrna

      Cobb County Fire Station 4
      1901 Cumberland Pkwy SE, Atlanta

      SOUTH

      South Cobb Government Service Center
      4700 Austell Rd, Austell

      South Cobb Recreation Center
      875 Riverside Pkwy,  Austell

      South Cobb Regional Library 
      805 Clay Street, Mableton

      SOUTHWEST

      Powder Springs Library    
      4181 Atlanta Street, Powder Springs

      WEST

      Cobb County Fire Station 13
      4640 Dallas Hwy, Marietta

      Feel free to download a printable version of these locations.
       
  3. The Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration Office must receive your ballot by 7PM ET Election Night.
  4. Once a ballot has been received by the Elections and Registration Office, it can no longer be cancelled.

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

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.

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

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 Avenue, Suite 400
    Marietta, GA 30064
  • Email[email protected]