New Election, New Rules: What Georgia Voters Need to Know

6 min read
1178 words
Beau Evans
May 17, 2022
Key Points
  • Georgians will have less time to request and mail in absentee ballots.
  • The deadline to cast out-of-precinct ballots has also shrunk.
  • There will be more weekends to vote early in most counties.
The Gist Voting is underway in the 2022 primaries to decide which candidates will compete for governor, secretary of state and other top offices in the November 8 general election. For most Georgians, this year marks their first encounter with sweeping changes state lawmakers made to election laws last year in response to public concerns ...

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