Absentee Voting

August 16, 2021 was the first day to request an absentee ballot for the November 2, 2021 Municipal Election.  We can only accept the "official" absentee application, so please click on the link below to download it.  Only residents within the City of Douglasville or City of Villa Rica will be eligible to cast a vote in  this election.  if you are unsure if you are in the city limits, you may contact our office @ 770-920-7213.  

In order to have a ballot mailed to you, you must complete and submit an Official  Absentee Ballot Application  /DocumentCenter/View/7307It is very important that you submit your application with a signature that will match your signature on file with the Election office.  Your request must be on an official application. We can no longer accept your request on a piece of paper, it must be on the official application.  Click on the link above to print the application.  

Voters can request an absentee ballot 78 days before an election without providing a reason.  The last day to submit an absentee application is 11 days prior to the election.  

Please click here for Georgia Absentee Voting Fact Sheet: /DocumentCenter/View/7117

You can also submit your application on-line: 

If you choose elderly/disabled or UOCAVA on the application you will receive ballots automatically for the entire election season, but you will need to reapply each election season.  

There are multi ways to submit these applications:

  • Submit your Official Absentee application by scanning and emailing to bdofelections@co.douglas.ga.us
  • Take a picture with your cell phone and email to the above email
  • Fax to 770-920-7410
  • Drop box, in front of the courthouse, to the right, by bike rack
  • Mail your application to Board of Election, 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, GA 30134
  • Drop it off to our office, 1st floor of the courthouse, Registration office. 

Voters are required to provide photo identification when voting by mail.  

PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO TRACK YOUR BALLOT-  https://georgia.ballottrax.net/voter/