WHITE COUNTY, Ga. — One of the most important elections in U.S. history will take place Jan. 5 when Georgia Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue face Democrat challengers Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff respectively in the General Runoff. The eyes of the nation will be on Georgia to learn which party will control the U.S. Senate during the next administration.
Advanced voting will begin Monday Dec. 14 and continue Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. until Dec. 31. All voting will take place at the Board of Elections Office, 1241 Helen Hwy. Suite 210A.
There will be no Saturday voting and the office will be closed for Christmas Holiday Dec. 24 and 25 and Jan. 1. On Jan. 5 voters will report to their respective precincts which will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
The White County Voter Registrar’s Office has provided a drop box for voters who would like to drop off an absentee ballot or absentee application. The drop box is located on the back door of the voter registration office in the Mauney Building.
The other race on the ballot is for District 4 Public Service Commissioner where incumbent Republican Lauren Bubba McDonald Jr. will face Democrat Daniel Blackman.
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