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Important dates in the Georgia Senate Runoffs
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Georgia will have 2 runoff elections. One for 5 state and local offices.  Another for 2 senate seats. Most people are more concerned about the Federal Senate runoffs, but it’s important not to confuse the dates between the two.

These are the dates for each:

 GA State and Local Runoff
Dates vary by county. Check your county website.
GA Senate Runoffs
Request an absentee ballotASAPASAP
Absentee
ballots sent
out 
ASAPNov 18
Registration
deadline
Oct 5  – PAST.Dec 7
IF YOU WILL
BE 18 by Jan 5, you can register.
Early in-person voting startsVaries by CountyDec 14
Election DayDec 1Jan 5

Georgians can register to vote by Dec. 7, including those who will be 18 by Jan. 5. You can register and vote even if you did not vote in the Nov. 3 election. Register here. Check your status here.

References

Georgia Secretary of State. Register to Vote

Georgia Secretary of State: 2020 Revised Short Calendar.

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