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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Voter Information for the December 6, 2022 General Election Runoff

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Update 11/22/2022: At an Emergency Called Session on November 21, 2022, the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections voted to add Saturday Advance Voting at two locations (Elections Office and Miriam Moore Community Center) on Saturday, November 26 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The updated information for those locations are included below.

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When no candidate receives a majority of votes in the General Election, a runoff between the top two vote-getters is required. The General Election Runoff will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Statewide, voters will decide between incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock and his challenger Herschel Walker for U.S. Senate. There are no other races on the ballot in Athens-Clarke County.

Below is information related to the December 6, 2022 General Election Runoff.

Important Upcoming Dates

  • November 26 - December 2: Advance Voting
    • November 26: Saturday Advance Voting at the Elections Office and Miriam Moore Community Center
    • November 27: Sunday Advance Voting at the Elections Office
    • November 28 - December 2: Weekday Advance Voting at the Elections Office, Miriam Moore Community Center, Extension Office, Tennis Center, and Library
  • November 28: Absentee ballot application deadline. Last day for Elections Office to receive an absentee ballot application by email, fax, in person, or mail. 
  • December 6: Election Day - Polls open 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Absentee ballot deadline for absentee ballots to be received at the Elections Office by mail or in person.

Absentee Ballots

  • Applications for absentee ballots are available in the Elections Office or at www.accgov.com/elections.
  • Absentee ballots can also be applied for online through the My Voter Page at mvp.sos.ga.gov.
  • Voters must provide a valid form of identification when submitting an absentee ballot application.
  • The last day to apply for an absentee ballot is Monday, November 28 by email, fax, in person, or mail.
  • Voted absentee ballots are due to the Elections Office by 7:00 PM on Election Day (December 6) by mail or in person through a secure drop box. The secure drop box is located inside the Elections Office.
  • To check the status of an application for an Absentee Ballot, find out when a ballot was mailed, or find out if a voted ballot has been returned, view the Georgia My Voter Page at mvp.sos.ga.gov.

Early / Advance Voting

  • Early / advance voting begins on Saturday, November 26 and ends on Friday, December 2.
  • There is no early / advance voting on the Monday before Election Day.
  • Registered Athens-Clarke County voters can vote at any of the early / advance voting locations.
  • A detailed advance voting schedule is included below:
Location
Day(s)
Dates
Times
ACC Elections Office
155 E. Washington St.
Athens, GA 30601
SaturdayNovember 269:00 AM - 5:00 PM (added)
SundayNovember 2711:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MondayNovember 28
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
November 29
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
November 30
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
December 1
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
December 2
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Miriam Moore Community Center
410 McKinley Dr.
Athens, GA 30605
SaturdayNovember 26
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (added)
MondayNovember 289:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
November 29
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
WednesdayNovember 30
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
December 1
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
December 2
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ACC Extension
275 Cleveland Rd.
Bogart, GA 30622
Monday
November 28
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
November 29
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
WednesdayNovember 30
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
December 1
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
December 2
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ACC Tennis Center
4460 Lexington Rd.
Athens, GA 30605
Monday
November 28
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
November 29
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
WednesdayNovember 30
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
December 1
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
December 2
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Athens Regional Library
2025 Baxter St.
Athens, GA 30606
Monday
November 28
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
November 29
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
WednesdayNovember 30
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
December 1
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
December 2
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Election Day Voting
  • Election Day is Tuesday, December 6 for the General Election Runoff.
  • Polls are open from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM.
  • Registered Athens-Clarke County voters vote at their registered precinct. A voter’s precinct can be found on their voter registration/precinct card, online at mvp.sos.ga.gov, or by calling the Elections Office.

For more information, visit the Athens-Clarke County Elections Office website at www.accgov.com/elections or call 706-613-3150.

Elections Office Website
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