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Here’s what Dawson County voters can expect for the U.S. Senate runoff election between Herschel Walker and Raphael Warnock
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The Dawson County Board of Elections and Voter Registration serves as the county's Central Precinct and sits at 96 Academy Avenue in Dawsonville. - photo by Julia Hansen

Election season isn’t quite over for voters in Dawson County and throughout Georgia.

This story continues below.

Republican Herschel Walker and incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock will compete against each other again during a Dec. 6 runoff election for U.S. Senate.

Neither candidate won more than 50 percent of the vote, triggering the need for a runoff election under state law. 

U.S. Senator election

Note: Results are as of Nov. 14.

Statewide results
  • Raphael Warnock (D, incumbent): 49.41%

  • Herschel Junior Walker (R): 48.52%

Dawson County results
  • Herschel Junior Walker (R): 80.74%

  • Raphael Warnock (D, incumbent): 16.32%

Unofficial results show over 3.9 million Georgians voted in the senatorial race.

Warnock garnered a projected one percentage point more than Walker statewide, but in Dawson County, people overwhelmingly voted for the Republican candidate over the Democratic incumbent. 

 Walker received a greater amount of Election Day votes at more than 795,000, while Warnock got more absentee and advance votes at above 164,000 and 1.2 million respectively. 

Early voting

When:
  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 through Friday, Dec. 2

Where:
  • Central Precinct/Board of Elections office, located at 96 Academy Avenue in Dawsonville

Note: The last day to request an absentee ballot is Friday, Nov. 25.

Election day

When:
  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6

Where: Your polling precinct
  • Eastern precinct: Fire Station no. 2 at 145 Liberty Drive (next to Tractor Supply)

  • Central precinct: Board of Elections office at 96 Academy Avenue 

  • Western precinct: Fire Station no. 6 at 2142 Hubbard Road

A sample ballot is attached below. 



sample ballot dec 6 runoff
Photo submitted to DCN.

If you are unsure of your voting precinct location for Election Day, you can check the Georgia Secretary of State’s “My Voting Page” at https://mvp.sos.ga.gov/s/ or call the Dawson County Elections & Registration office at (706) 344-3640.

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