When can you request an absentee ballot for the Georgia runoff election?

Published: Nov. 10, 2022 at 1:50 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 16, 2022 at 10:16 AM EST
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The U.S. Senate race in Georgia is heading to a runoff. So, when can you request an absentee ballot or get in line for early voting?

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s office, voters can request an absentee ballot and that application for an absentee ballot must be completed and received by their county’s election office 8 days before the election. Once approved, the county’s election office will send an absentee ballot to the voter.

Early voting will begin in all counties on Monday, Nov. 28.

You must have been registered to vote for the Nov. 8 election. You cannot register now just for the runoff.

You did not have to vote in the Nov. 8 election. If you are registered, you can vote.

Election day is Tuesday, Dec. 6 – polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.