How to Cancel Voter Registration Georgia 

How to Cancel Voter Registration Georgia 

About 95% of all people eligible to vote in Georgia are already registered to do so. However, there are concerns that the voter registration index may include people who either are not fit or available to vote or don't want to. The state has tried to rectify this by removing more than 100,000 erroneous names from the voter registration index. Residents can also cancel voter registration in Georgia for themselves and their immediate relatives for any valid reason.

This article is a brief guide on how you can  in the Peach State. It also includes answers to important questions such as why you may consider canceling your voter registration. Finally, you will get to learn about DoNotPay (DNP), a versatile legal tool that can make the process much easier.

How to Check if You're Registered to Vote in Georgia 

 has an automatic voter registration law that registers residents to vote when they interact with the Department of Driver Services (DDS), but you can choose to opt-out. As such, eligible voters don't need to register to vote in person unless they don't interact with the DDS – they also don't need to update their voter registration status every year.

You can check to vote by using the My Voter Page, an official platform containing information and other resources on elections and voter registration. You will be required to provide the following details to check your voter registration status:

  • Your first name's initial letter.
  • Your last name in full.
  • Your date of birth.
  • Your county.

Press the 'submit' button after providing the required details and wait a few seconds as the platform processes your request. It is important to ensure that the information provided is accurate and confirm that the search's results are accurate. It is also worth noting that you can use the platform to report cases of suspected voter fraud.

How to Cancel Voter Registration in Georgia 

As mentioned, you can opt not to be automatically added to Georgia's voter index. You can also request the state to cancel your registration via the Secretary of State's official website. Here is a step-by-step process of how to deregister as a voter in the Peach State:

  1. Download and fill out the cancellation registration form. Ensure that you fill all mandatory fields and provide accurate information, or else your request may be disqualified.
  2. Print and sign the completed cancellation registration form.
  3. Mail the cancellation registration form to your county's local election offices.

You can also send the cancellation form via fax to (404) 463-5231 or via mail to The state shall send you a confirmation when it receives your voter cancellation request. The state takes about ten business days to review cancellation requests, but you can follow up with your local election offices.

It is worth noting that you can only cancel your voter registration or that of a deceased immediate family member. Additionally, the voter cancellation request must be signed and match your credentials or the credential of the person you are deregistering.

Reasons to Cancel Voter Registration 

Voting is one of the most important responsibilities bestowed on you by the state and society. However, there are valid reasons why you (or an immediate family member) can't or shouldn't vote. Three of the most convincing reasons include

  • The death of an immediate family member.
  • Moving out of Georgia to a different state.
  • Opting not to participate in the election process.

There are many controversies about the dead people on voting rolls across the country, so it is prudent to deregister a deceased loved one. Opting out of your democratic duty is not advisable, but it is your right not to vote. It is also worth noting that you can register to vote again in the future and within the stipulated voter registration period.

How DoNotPay Can Help 

As explained, it is your right to opt-out of the state's voter index and refrain from participating in the elections. You also must deregister deceased loved ones. DNP can help you strike your name or a deceased relative's name from the voter roll in four easy and quick steps:

  1. Search "voter registration" on DoNotPay.


  2. Select whether you want to register to vote, change your voter information, cancel your registration, or verify your registration.


  3. Enter the state you want to register in (or are registered in) and confirm that you meet the eligibility requirements. Answer a few questions about you to help us verify your identity and complete your application.


  4. Provide your signature and verify that your information is correct.


DNP is easy to use and makes the voter cancellation process easy and fast. The platform also offers a range of related and unrelated services.

DoNotpay Voter Registration Guides by State

On the other hand, it is important to know how to register to vote in your state. To verify your state's requirements, you can check out your state's voter registration guide right here:

TexasCaliforniaNew York
IllinoisNorth CarolinaOhio
GeorgiaVirginiaWashington State
ColoradoNew JerseyPennsylvania
South CarolinaMinnesota Alabama
LouisianaNew MexicoArkansas
South DakotaMississippiOklahoma

You may also want to find out when is the last day to register in your state and if it is required for you to register every year.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do? 

As mentioned, DNP offers a wide range of services in many fields. Some of the platform's most popular services include:

DoNotPay is one of the leading automated services platforms. Visit the website today to learn more about their services.

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