These are the 7 races that are in a runoff in Georgia

These are the 7 races that are in a runoff in Georgia
Out of hundreds of races in the state of Georgia, eight are now headed to a runoff. (Top Row L-R: David Perdue, Kelly Loeffler, Kwanza Hall. Bottom Row L-R: Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock and Robert Franklin) (AJC/Getty Images/Ossoff Campaign/Emory University)

Out of hundreds of races in the state of Georgia, seven are now headed to a runoff. Five are state or local races and two are federal races, both for the U.S. Senate.

[SPECIAL SECTION: Election 2020]

The local and state runoff election will be held on Dec. 1. Early voting for these elections is already underway. If you want to vote by absentee for thesel races, you must request the ballot on your My Voter Page.

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The federal runoff election will be held on Jan. 5 and early voting begins on Dec. 14. You can also vote by absentee ballot. Here’s what you need to know to do that.

These are the races you will be voting for:

SPECIAL ELECTION RUNOFFS FOR LOCAL & STATE OFFICES

  • Voter Registration Deadline: 10/5/20
  • Election Date: 12/1/20

RACES:

U.S. HOUSE GEORGIA DISTRICT 5 SPECIAL ELECTION RUNOFF

  • KWANZA HALL (D)
  • ROBERT FRANKLIN (D)

Note: Former Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall & former Morehouse College President Robert Franklin are looking to win the special election to fill the remainder of the term of the late John Lewis. The term will only be about 6 weeks, until State Sen. Nikema Williams is sworn in for the new term.

STATE SENATE DISTRICT 39 SPECIAL DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

  • SONYA HALPERN (D)
  • LINDA PRITCHETT (D)

DISTRICT ATTORNEY – WESTERN – SPECIAL (CLARKE AND OCONEE COUNTIES)

  • DEBORAH GONZALEZ (D)
  • JAMES CHAFIN

POLK COUNTY COMMISSION SPECIAL ELECTION

  • LINDA LILES (I) (R)
  • RICKY CLARK (R)

GENERAL ELECTION & SPECIAL ELECTION RUNOFFS FOR LOCAL & STATE OFFICES

  • Voter Registration Deadline: 10/5/20
  • Election Date: 1/5/21

RACES:

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION DISTRICT 4

  • LAUREN BUBBA MCDONALD, JR. (I) (R)
  • DANIEL BLACMAN (D)

GENERAL ELECTION RUNOFF FOR FEDERAL OFFICES

  • Voter Registration Deadline: 12/7/20
  • Election Date: 1/5/21

RACES:

U.S. SENATE

  • DAVID PERDUE (I) (R)
  • JON OSSOFF (D)

U.S. SENATE SPECIAL ELECTION RUNOFF

  • KELLY LOEFFLER (I) (R)
  • RAPHAEL WARNOCK (D)

You can still register to vote for the federal runoff elections until Dec. 7, but registration is closed for local and state runoffs. Here’s what you need to know to register.

How absentee and mail-in ballots are processed