Thursday, November 13, 2008

Runoff Election FAQ

The runoff has been confirmed! If you haven't already, please mark your calendar for TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2nd. This election is just as important as the first election! Three important races are still up in the air: the Senate race, the District 4 representative to the GA Public Service Commission, and the Georgia Court of Appeals race.

Who can vote? Every registered voter in the state of Georgia can vote in all three elections!

How can I vote? You can vote on Tuesday, December 2nd, at your regular polling place OR you can request an absentee ballot or early/advance vote!

To vote absentee: Download an application for an absentee ballot here - and send it in immediately! Applications must be returned to your county Board of Registrars Office. Find contact info for your county's office here.

To vote early or in advance: According to the Secretary of State's website, early voting will take place Monday, November 17-Friday, November 21 and advance voting will take place Monday, November 24-Wednesday, November 26. Polls will be closed that Thursday & Friday because of Thanksgiving. To check your early/advance voting locations, please click here.

Who's running?

Saxby Chambliss
Jim Martin
Public Service Commission:
Lauren ("Bubba") McDonald
Jim Powell
Court of Appeals:
Sara Doyle
Mike Sheffield

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