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Early voting for July 24 runoff begins July 2
Election

Early voting for the July 24 runoff begins Monday.

The last day of early voting will be July 20. All early voting will be at the Hall County Government Center, 2875 Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville. Polls will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There are no local positions on the ballot for the July 24 runoff, but several state-level positions are up for a vote.

Brian Kemp, Georgia’s current Secretary of State, will face off against Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for the Republican nomination for governor. The winner of this runoff will go against Democrat Stacey Abrams, who secured her party’s position in May, in November’s election.

State Rep. Geoff Duncan from Cumming and State Sen. David Shafer from Duluth are competing for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor. Sarah Riggs Amico, a businesswoman who lives in Kennesaw, is the Democratic nominee for that position.

Former Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle and Brad Raffensperger, a businessman who lives in Johns Creek, are on the Republican ballot for secretary of state. Former Congressman John Barrow, a Democrat from Athens, will run against the runoff winner in November.

The Democratic ballot for the July 24 runoff will only have one position. Sid Chapman and Otha Thornton are both running for state school superintendent. Richard Woods, the current superintendent, will be running again as a Republican.

Early voting

When: July 2 through July 20, Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Hall County Government Center, 2875 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

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