How to: successfully vote in today’s runoff election

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MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – All eyes are on Georgia as runoff elections take place today.

Two seats in the U.S. Senate and Georgia’s District 4 seat for Public Service Commission are on the ballot. The outcome of today’s races could flip the U.S. Senate.

If you plan to vote, the following tasks could save you time at the polls.

Check your voter registration status

Make sure that you are eligible to vote. You can check your status online here on the Georgia Secretary of State’s website.

Find your polling place and ballot drop off locations

Be sure to go to the right place.

Bring a valid photo ID

Make sure that you have a  federal, government-issued photo ID. Driver’s licenses, passports, tribal IDs, and military IDs are accepted at the polls.

Double-check your ballot

Once you make your selections, look over your ballot for any mistakes.

Drop off absentee ballots before the deadline

Absentee ballots must be dropped inside a secure ballot box in your county before 7 p.m. All mail-in ballots must be postmarked today.