Run-off election

Early voting for January election opened Monday

Early voting in a run-off election for two U.S. senate seats and one public service commissioner seat opened Monday and will run through noon Thursday, December 31. Election Day is Tuesday, January 5.

Senator David Perdue (R) is facing a challenge from Democrat Jon Ossoff while Senator Kelly Loeffler is fending off a challenge from Democrat, the Rev. Raphael Warnock, to fill the unexpired term of Johnny Isakson who resigned for health reasons last year. Governor Brian Kemp appointed Loeffler to fill the seat.

Public Service Commissioner Lauren Bubba McDonald Jr. (R) is facing a challenge from  Democrat Daniel Blackman.

Advance voting will be open 8:30 a.m - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the elections office in the Courthouse Annex on Nicholls Street. Polls will be closed all day Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25, in observance of the Christmas holidays and will close at noon Thursday, December 31 and all day Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. There will be no early voting on Monday, January 4.