Decatur, GA — With the 2020 general election mostly behind us, Georgians are now looking forward to the two Senate runoffs this upcoming January.
Here are some dates you need to know:
– If you’re not yet registered, register to vote by December 7th. Young people who will turn 18 by January 5th are eligible to register for this runoff election.
– November 18 — Earliest day to mail an absentee ballot. Request your absentee ballot here. (You’ll need your Georgia drivers’ license or ID number on hand.)
– December 14 — Early in-person voting begins for the runoffs.
– January 5 — Election Day for the runoffs.
The Senate runoffs are between incumbent Kelly Loeffler and the Rev. Raphael Warnock, and incumbent David Perdue and Jon Ossoff. Under Georgia law, a runoff election is triggered if no candidate reaches 50% of the vote during the general election. Both races have been confirmed to enter into a runoff.
On Nov. 9, Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler released a joint statement
asking Secretary of State Brad Raffensberger to step down due to his failure “to deliver honest and transparent elections.” The Secretary of State dismissed the statement
, saying he does not plan to resign.
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