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2020 State Elections and Voter Registration Calendar


Elections

Voter Registration Deadline

Election Date

     

Presidential Preference Primary and Special Election

February 24, 2020

March 24, 2020


Special Election Runoff

February 24, 2020

April 21, 2020

     

General Primary Election, Nonpartisan General Election, and 

April 20, 2020

May 19, 2020

Special Election

     

General Primary Runoff, Nonpartisan General Election, and 

April 20, 2020

July 21.2020

General Election, and Special Election Special Election

     

General Primary Runoff Election for Federal Offices

June 22, 2020

July 21,2020


General Election and Special Election

October 5, 2020

November 3, 2020

     

General Election and Special Election Runoffs for Local and  

October 5, 2020

December 1, 2020

Special Election    


General Election Runoff for Federal Offices

December 7, 2020

January 5, 2021

        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 4, 2020

Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary,

Special Election O.C.G.A. §  21-2-384

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

February 24, 2020

Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary,

Special Election and Special Election Runoff. O.C.G.A. §  21-2-224

March 2, 2020

Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the Presidential Preference Primary and Special

Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

March 14, 2020

Mandatory Saturday Voting for the Presidential Preference Primary and Special Election

O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

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 Write-In Candidate has been

published in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133

March 31, 2020

Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the General Primary, Nonpartisan,

and Special Election O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384

April 20, 2020

Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the General Primary, Nonpartisan,

and Special Election and Runoff Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224

April 27, 2020

Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special

Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

May 9, 2020

Mandatory Saturday Voting for the General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special Election

O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

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 29, 2020

Advanced In Person (Early) Voting begins for the General Primary, Nonpartisan, and Special

Election Runoffs. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385

July 14, 2020 12:00 Noon

Last day for an Independent and a Political Body Candidate for President and Vice President


to file a Notice of Candidacy and 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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