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Important Election Dates for 2020

May 18, 2020  Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385 
May 30, 2020  Mandatory Saturday Voting for the Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385 

June 19, 2020

Last day for an independent candidate for President or Vice President to file a certified slate of candidates for the office of Presidential Elector. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-132.1 
June 22, 2020 9:00 A.M.  Earliest day for an Independent and a Political Body Candidate for President and Vice President to file a Notice of Candidacy and a Nomination petition to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-187

Earliest day for an Independent and a Political Body Candidate to file their Nomination Petition to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132 
July 20, 2020   Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election Runoffs. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385  
August 14, 2020 12:00 Noon  Last day for an Independent and a Political Body Candidate for President and Vice President to file a Nomination Petition to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-187 

Last day for an Independent or a Political Body Candidate to file their Nomination Petition to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-132
September 8, 2020  Last day to file the notice of intention to be a write-in candidate and have notice published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133 
September 15, 2020  Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the November General Election and Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384 

October 5, 2020

Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the November General/Special Election and Runoff Election. O.C.G.A.§ 21-2-224(b)(2)

October 12, 2019

Advanced In-Person Voting begins for the November General/Special Election. O.C.G.A.§ 21-2-385(d)(1)

October 24, 2020  Mandatory Saturday Voting for the November General Election and Special Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385 
As soon as possible  Absentee ballots shall be mailed out as soon as possible prior to the General Election and Special Election Runoffs for Local and State Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384 Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begin for the General Election and Special Election Runoffs for Local and State Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385 

November 3, 2020

Date of November General/Special Election. O.C.G.A.§§ 21-5-9 & 21-2-540 (c)(1)(A)

November 18, 2020  Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the General Election Runoff for Federal Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384 

Decemeber 14, 2020

Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the General Election Runoff for Federal Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385 


*O.C.G.A. § 21-2-14. When the last day for the exercise of any privilege or discharge of any duty prescribed or required by this chaptershall fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the next succeeding business day shall be the last day for the exercise of such privilege or the discharge of such duty.