Vote 2020

Runoff Election Information

After a historic voter turnout here in Georgia, we are continuing our nonpartisan get out the vote efforts into two runoff elections. In Georgia, if neither candidate reaches 50% it triggers a runoff election where the two top candidates face head to head, in a runoff election.

Make a pledge to vote in these elections and get connected with resources to assist you and others in executing your voting plans.



The following elections will still be held on December 1st:

  • Special Election for the 5th U.S. Congressional District seat (will complete the late Rep. John Lewis term)
  • District Attorney (Athens-Clarke and Oconee Counties)
  • State Senate (District 39 Special Democratic Primary, find your legislative district here)
  • United States House of Representatives (District 5 Special Election Runoff, find your congressional district here)
  • Polk County Commission (Special Election)

It’s too late to register to vote for the December 1st local and state runoffs, but if you’re eligible to vote in at least one of these races, you can request an absentee ballot here.

The following elections will be held on January 5th:

  • Public Service Commission 
  • United States Senate (statewide, both Senator Loeffler and Senator Perdue are up for re-election)

There is still time to register to vote for the January 5th Senate runoff elections -- the deadline isn’t until December 7th. Register to vote here.

If you have done the following, you need to register to vote today:

  • Moved recently, into or within the state of Georgia
  • Changed your name
  • Will be 18 years old by January 5th
  • Off Paper (off parole/probation and have paid your fines to the state)

If you are already registered you can request an absentee ballot here. Ballots will begin to be mailed out starting Nov. 18th.

Early voting is set to begin Dec. 14th - January 1st. (Some dates are subject to change as this overlaps with the holidays)


Make a Voter Plan

It is important that in every election we make a plan to vote, in the same way, we plan outings with friends/family, and schedule appointments. 

Check your status and ensure your voter registration is active and correct

Determine if you will vote via mail, via dropbox, in-person during the early voting period, or on election day. 

If voting via mail or dropbox. 

  1. Request your absentee ballot online using this link
    • If you do not have a Georgia ID, you can use this link to complete the paper form and email or deliver it to your county elections office. 
  2. Once you receive your ballot, make sure to complete it correctly by following the instructions inside. 
  3. Return your ballot
  4. In 3-5 days, check the status of your ballot through the Georgia Secretary of State MyVoterPage. 
    • If Accepted, you have completed your voter plan! Congrats!!  
    • If Rejected, contact your county election’s office to ask how you can correct any mistakes to ensure your ballot is counted. 

If voting in-person during the early voting process. 

    1.  Locate an early polling location in your county, near your home or place of work

 

  • Unlike going on election day, you can visit any location within your county to vote during the early voting period. 

 

    1. Schedule out what day and the time you are planning to go
    2. Bring your mask, ID, water, and a snack. Here is a list of all of the forms of ID that election officials will accept. 
      • It is okay if the address on your ID does not match the address on file. The ID is only used to identify you as a voter, not to verify your address. 

 

 

 

If voting in-person on election day

  1.  Check your polling location using the MyVoterPage 1-2 days before election day, as it is highly likely to change due to COVID19
    • Unlike early voting, you have to vote at the location assigned to you by your county. 
  2. Schedule out what day and the time you are planning to go
  3. Bring your mask, ID, water, and a snack. Here is a list of all of the forms of ID that election officials will accept. 
    • It is okay if the address on your ID does not match the address on file. The ID is only used to identify you as a voter, not to verify your address. 

 

 

 


Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you everyone for reaching out to volunteer with us and assist in amplifying our work. Starting Nov. 16th, every Monday through Dec. 14th, we will have volunteer informational sessions, where you can get more information about our organization, take action, and sign up for other volunteer shifts throughout this campaign. Sign up today! 

We need volunteers to assist us in making phone calls, sending text messages, combating misinformation online, amplifying online events, and recruiting to bring more people into our movement community. At the core of our work, we not only work hard to turnout the vote, but to bring in Georgians to learn more about the issues and empower them to advocate for the things that matter most to them and hold elected officials and the broader community accountable. 

 

 

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