Title 21, Chapter 2, Section 219
(a) The registration cards for use by persons in making application
to register to vote shall be in a form as specified by the Secretary
of State, which shall include printed forms, forms made available
through electronic means, or otherwise. Except as provided in
subsection (b) of this Code section, only registration cards issued
or authorized for use by the Secretary of State or the national
voter registration card promulgated by the Federal Election
Commission under the provisions of the National Voter Registration
Act of 1993, 42 U.S.C. Section 1973gg-7, shall be accepted for
purposes of voter registration.
(b) A person who is a legal resident of this state and a citizen of
the United States; who is a member of the armed forces of the United
States or the merchant marine, is a spouse or dependent of a member
of the armed forces or the merchant marine residing with or
accompanying said member, or is temporarily or permanently residing
overseas; and who will be absent from such person's county of
residence until after the time for registering for an ensuing
primary or election may make proper application for voter
registration on the official post card provided for by the Uniformed
and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 1973ff,
et seq., as amended.
(c) Permanent overseas citizens shall only be authorized to vote for
presidential electors and United States senator or representative in
Congress. Permanent overseas citizens shall be deemed to be
residents of the precinct in which the county courthouse is located.
(d) A properly executed registration card submitted under the provisions of subsection (b) of this Code section, if submitted within 180 days of a primary or election in which the registrant is entitled to vote, shall be considered to be an application for an absentee ballot under Code Section 21-2-381, or a special absentee ballot under Code Section 21-2-381.1, as appropriate.
(e) A person who is a United States citizen, permanently residing
overseas, who has never lived in the United States, may register and
vote in this state in the county of residence of either of such
person's parents under the limitations of subsection (c) of this
Code section if either of the person's parents is registered to vote
in this state. Such person shall be deemed to reside at the same
location as the parent for voting purposes.