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Early Voting Comes To A Close for Georgia Senate Runoff Election


As 2020 came to a close on December 31, so too did early voting for the Georgia runoff election. WUGA’s Megan Wahn with the advanced voting numbers for Athens Clarke County.

About 39.9% of registered voters in Athens Clarke County have cast their ballots for the Georgia runoff ahead of the January 5 election day, according to Georgia Votes.com. About 13,609 ballots were mail-in, while 18,756 were cast in person - in total accounting for about 32,365 votes. This is about 7% below and 5,000 votes under the early voting totals in ACC for the November 3 election.

Tomorrow - January 5 - is the last day to vote in this historic runoff election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you’re in line before 7 p.m., you will be able to vote.

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