May 01, 2017

Georgia Special Runoff Election Scheduled for June 20

The State of Georgia will conduct a special runoff election on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, for the 6th Congressional District to replace Tom Price who was confirmed as the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary.  This district consists of parts of Cobb, DeKalb, and Fulton counties.

A special election was held on April 18, 2017. With no candidate receiving more than 50% of the vote, a special runoff election will now be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

If you are a resident from the 6th Congressional District, you should have registered and requested an absentee ballot at

Ballots will be sent beginning May 5 for those who have requested them. If you do not receive your requested State ballot 30 days before the election, there’s a backup ballot called the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB). Request your FWAB here:

Detailed instructions and county contact information is available at .

If you receive your State ballot after submitting the FWAB, you should still complete and return it, as well.  Only one ballot per person will be counted. Should you need assistance, please contact us at