Heard County Georgia
Official Government Website
201 Park Avenue
Franklin, GA 30217
(706) 675-3821 (TTY 711)
© 2019 Heard County Government. All Rights Reserved. Created and Administered by the Heard County IT Department
Court & Voter Services
215 East Court Square
Franklin, GA 30217
(706) 675-7560 (TTY 711)
Identification Required to vote at Precincts (from Georgia Code Section 21-2-417)
Each elector shall present proper identification to a poll worker at or prior to completion of a voter's certificate at any polling place and prior to such person's admission to the enclosed space at such polling place. Proper identification shall consist of any one of the following:
Any elector who registered for the first time in Georgia by mail, and did not provide identification at the time of registering, may provide one of the six (6) items of photo identification listed above, or for the electorís first time voting, may provide one of the following forms of identification: copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of such elector.
If a voter does not possess an otherwise valid form of photo ID, the Elections and Registration Office will make a voter ID for the voter. Specific documentation is needed to verify the identity of the voter before a voter ID will be issued. Voter IDís issued by the Elections and Registration Office are valid for voting only, and shall not be used for any other purpose, per Georgia law.
For more information concerning photo ID requirements, click HERE.
||A Georgia driver's license which was properly issued by the appropriate state agency;
||A valid identification card issued by a branch, department, agency, or entity of the State of Georgia, any other state, or the United States authorized by law to issue personal identification, provided that such identification card contains a photograph of the elector;
||A valid United States passport;
||A valid employee identification card containing a photograph of the elector and issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the United States government, this state, or any county, municipality, board, authority, or other entity of this state;
||A valid United States military identification card, provided that such identification card contains a photograph of the elector; or
||A valid tribal identification card containing a photograph of the elector.
Board of Elections & Registration