In 2020, the outcome of the U.S. Senate races in Georgia helped determine the makeup of the Senate and allowed for the most consequential climate legislation ever introduced, to pass in 2022. Georgia remains an important state in determining state and federal legislation and implementation.
November 26 and 27: Some counties begin early voting.
November 28: Early voting begins in all counties.
December 2: Early voting ends.
Absentee ballots must be received by close of polls on December 6. We strongly encourage you to take in person to a drop box, or hand deliver them to the elections clerk.
For up-to-date information and local polling office information, check with your local county board of registrar’s office.
Candidates in Georgia’s Runoff Elections
We have profiled the two candidates running for U.S. Senate from Georgia specific to their positions on renewable energy and energy efficiency, climate change, electric transportation, energy equity and energy burden, and high-risk energy. We encourage you to read these candidate profiles to help inform your vote before the runoff elections.
U.S. Senate in Georgia
Note: The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy does not support or oppose candidates or political parties. Links to reports, candidate websites, and outside sources are provided as citizen education tools.
- Request your absentee ballot (Georgia State ID or Driver’s License required.)
- Find a ballot drop box near you
- Track your ballot to ensure it’s counted
- A completed absentee ballot must be returned to your county registrar by Election Day.
- If you requested your absentee ballot and it never arrived, you can still vote in person early or on election day. Let the poll worker know you lost or never received your absentee ballot and they will cancel your mailed ballot.
- If you plan to vote absentee, we strongly encourage you to bring your ballot to a drop box.
If you don’t have a Georgia State ID or Driver’s License, use this fillable PDF application to request your absentee ballot. Return your application by mail, fax, email (as an attachment), or in-person to your local County Board of Elections Office. If you need help, call the Election Protection Hotline at 1-866-OUR-VOTE.
Early voting for Georgia’s midterm runoff election begins October 28 and runs through December 2. Registered voters are able to vote at any early voting location in their county. If early voting locations are not listed in the links below, your county may still be deciding early voting locations and times. Check back closer to the early voting period.
- Find early voting locations and times (some locations and times TBD)
- Acceptable ID for in-person voting
- If you’re able, we recommend voting in person during the first days of early voting.
- Know your rights: If you have questions or experience anything unusual at the polls, call the non-partisan voter helpline at 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683)
Election Day Voting
Election Day for the Georgia midterm runoff is December 6, 2022. If you plan to vote on Election Day, you must vote in your specific precinct.
We are working to register Georgians and get them to the polls, please join us in our efforts.
Contact [email protected] for more ways to get involved.
- Georgia Conservation Voters website and scorecards
- (National) League of Conservation Voters website, scorecards
- (National) League of Women Voters, specifically environmental platforms
- (National) Issue Voter website, issue indexes
If you have any trouble voting or have questions about your rights, call the non-partisan election protection hotline.
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