Voting Dates

2020 SEP 15 – Earliest date that a county registrar is able to mail an absentee ballot for the November General Election and Special Election to Georgia voters. For voters inside the United States, all absentee ballots must arrive at your county’s election office by the closing of the polls on Election Day, 2020 NOV 03.

2020 SEP 29 – Official Special Election date for voters in the 5th Congressional District to elect the congressional representative fill the remainder of John Lewis’ term. If there is not a winner declared in this special election, a runoff between the top two candidates on DEC 01 to fill the final month of Lewis’ term.

2020 OCT 05 – Last day a person may register to vote in Georgia and be eligible to participate in the November General Election and Runoff.

2020 OCT 12 – Early in-person voting begins for the November General Election.

2020 OCT 24 – Mandatory Saturday Voting for the November General Election and Special Election.

2020 NOV 03 Election Day

2020 DEC 01 – General Election and Special Election runoff date for LOCAL and STATE offices only. If there is not a winner declared in the September 29 Special Election to fill the remainder of John Lewis’ term for the 5th Congressional District, the runoff for that seat would also be held on December 1.

2021 JAN 03 – Term of the 116th Congress ends, 117th Congress begins.

2021 JAN 05 – General Election Runoff for FEDERAL offices.

2021 JAN 20 – Inauguration of the President of the United States