Election Center 2020

Election Center 2020
2020 elections (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - 2020 is a big election year for not only Georgia but for the United States.

There a number of local, state and federal races this year that voters will decide on.

Below is election information to know before you head to the polls.


Below is a list of U.S. seats and state seats that are available in the 2020 election, which would have an impact on Georgia. WALB is in the process of compiling a list of local elections in the viewing area. We are continuing to update this list as more counties update their qualified candidates.


Along with the different positions that will be decided on in local, state and federal races, below is a list of key election dates.

Election Voter Registration Deadline Election Date
Presidential preference primary, general primary election, nonpartisan general election and special election May 11, 2020 June 9, 2020
General primary runoff, nonpartisan general runoff and special runoff election for local and state offices May 11, 2020 August 11, 2020
General primary runoff election for federal offices June 13, 2020 August 11, 2020
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 offices December 7, 2020 January 5, 2021

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