Early voting for the primary runoff finished on Friday. The total number of ballots cast during the early voting period was 1,454 (with 1,182 in-person and 272 by mail).
Of those, 1231 ballots were in Republican runoffs and 223 were in Democratic runoffs.
To vote in the Aug. 10 runoff, voters must go in person to their polling place.
Voters who voted in with a Democratic ballot in the primary election on July 20 will be issued a Democratic ballot for the runoff election. Similarly, voters who voted Republican in the primary election will be issued Republican ballots for the runoff. Voters who did not vote in the primary election or those who cast a nonpartisan ballot may choose to vote in either party for the runoff election.
On the Democratic ballot, there are three races available. For Secretary of State, the candidates are Gail Buckner and Georganna Sinkfield. For Georgia State Representative for the 95th District, the candidates are the incumbent Toney Collins and Pam Dickerson. For Georgia State Representative for the 94th District, the candidates are Dar'Shun Kendrick and Rhonda Peek.
On the Republican ballot, there are five races available. For the Governor race, the candidates are Nathan Deal and Karen Handel. For Public Service Commissioner, the candidates are John Douglas and Tim Echols. For Attorney General, the candidates are Sam Olens and Preston Smith. For the State Senate position from the 17th District, the candidates are Todd Hilton and Rick Jeffares. For the Commissioner of Insurance, the candidates are Ralph Hudgens and Maria Sheffield.
For more information, contact the Rockdale County Board of Elections Office at 770-278-7333