2022 Georgia US Senate December 6 Runoff – Voter Information
Herschel Walker (R) vs Raphael Warnock (D)
Senate Runoff | Voter Information | US Senate | Dec 6, 2022
Here’s how you can vote in Georgia’s December 6 runoff election, which will determine whether Herschel Walker or Raphael Warnock wins the state’s U.S. Senate seat. You must have been registered by November 7 to vote in this election. For our nonpartisan guide to the candidates’ positions, click here.
Dates & Deadlines
- Deadline for requesting an absentee ballot: Monday, November 28 (Apply as soon as you can to make sure you receive a ballot in time.)
- Deadline for an absentee ballot to be received at your county election office: Tuesday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m.
- Early in-person voting begins: Monday, November 28 (Saturday, November 26 in some counties)
- Early in-person voting ends: Friday, December 2
- Runoff Election Day: Tuesday, December 6, 2022—7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (If you are in line by 7:00 p.m., you are allowed to cast your ballot.)
- In Georgia you can vote absentee without giving any reason. You need to apply again even if you just voted absentee for the November 8 election.
- You can apply for an absentee ballot online or download and mail an application form. Apply as soon as you can. And make sure to sign and date your application with a pen.
- When you apply, you’ll need to include the number from your driver’s license or your state-issued ID card, or a copy or photo of one the IDs or documents listed here.
- You’ll then need to mail your absentee ballot back, making sure that it will get to your county election office by December 6.
- You can also hand-deliver it to your county registrar, or place it in your county’s drop box. Your county registrar should have drop box location(s).
- For more on absentee voting, see this guide.
Early Voting in Person
You can also vote early in person, bringing valid photo ID (see below), starting on Monday, November 28 (or possibly earlier). Note: While early voting begins on November 28 in all counties, some counties may begin on Saturday, November 26 or Sunday, November 27. To find advance-voting days, locations, and hours for your county, see your county election office.
Your My Voter Page also shows your county’s early voting locations. Get more info on Georgia voting rules.
Voting in Person on December 6
- Find your polling place.
- Look for your polling location on your voter registration card.
- Bring valid photo ID (see below).
- Learn more about voting on Election Day.
ID requirements to vote
When voting in person, whether on Election Day or in early voting, you must show one of these forms of photo ID:
- Any valid state or federal government-issued photo ID, including a free ID Card from your county registrar’s office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services.
- A Georgia Driver’s License, even if expired.
- A student ID from most Georgia 2- and 4-year public colleges, but not from private colleges. Your ID must have a photo and be unexpired.
- Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department or agency of the US government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority, or other entity of Georgia.
- Valid US passport, military photo ID, or tribal photo ID.
Here’s more on voting IDs, including more ID documents for absentee voting. If you’re registered but don’t have acceptable ID to vote in person (or if your name doesn’t show on the list of registered voters), you can still cast a provisional ballot and have 3 days to show your county registrar an acceptable form of ID.
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