Cherokee County Republican Party
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2020 State Elections and Voter Registration Calendar

 

Elections

 

Presidential Preference Primary, General

Voter Registration Deadline

 

May 11, 2020

Election Date

 

June 9, 2020

Primary Election, Nonpartisan

 

 

General Election, and Special Election

 

 

General Primary Runoff, Nonpartisan

May 11, 2020

August 11, 2020

General Runoff, and Special Runoff

 

 

Election for Local and State Offices

 

 

General Primary Runoff Election for

July 13, 2020

August 11, 2020

Federal Offices

 

 

General Election and Special Election

October 5, 2020

November 3, 2020

General Election and Special Election Runoffs for Local and State Offices

October 5, 2020

December 1, 2020

 

General Election Runoff for Federal

 

December 7, 2020

 

January 5, 2021

Offices

 

 

Key Dates

January 1, 2020

Earliest day to file and publish a notice of intention to be a write-in candidate in the General Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133

February 1, 2020

Last day to fix and publish qualifying fees for offices to be filled during the 2020 Election Cycle.

O.C.G.A. § 21-2-131

March 2, 2020

9:00 A.M.

Earliest day for a Political Party Candidate to file a Declaration of Candidacy to have his or her name placed on the General Primary/Nonpartisan Ballot. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-153

 

Earliest day for a Nonpartisan Candidate to file a Notice of Candidacy to have his or her name placed on the General Primary/Nonpartisan Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-172; 21-2-187

 

Earliest day for an Independent or a Political Body Candidate to file a Notice of Candidacy to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-187

March 6, 2020

12:00 Noon

Last day for a Political Party Candidate to file a Declaration of Candidacy to have his/her name placed on the General Primary/Nonpartisan Ballot. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-153

 

Last day for a Nonpartisan Candidate to file a Notice of Candidacy to have his/her name placed on the General Primary/Nonpartisan Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-172; 21-2-187

 

Last day for an Independent or a Political Body Candidate to file a Notice of Candidacy to have his/her name placed on the General Election Ballot. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-132; 21-2-187

March 13, 2020

Last day to file the notice of intention to be a Nonpartisan Write-In Candidate and have notice published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133.

March 18, 2020

Last day to file affidavit stating the notice of intention to be a s Write-In Candidate has been published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133

April 21, 2020

Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384

May 11, 2020

Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election and Runoff Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224

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

June 26, 2020

Last day for an Independent and a Political Body Candidate for President and Vice President to file a Notice of Candidacy. 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 14, 2020

Last day to file affidavit stating the notice of intention to be a Write-In Candidate has been published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-132

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 a person may register and be eligible to vote in the November General Election and Special Election Runoff for Local and State Offices. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224

October 12, 2020

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

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 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

December 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 chapter shall 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.


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