A paper ballot is dropped into a ballot box.

Friday on Political Rewind, early voting begins next week. Absentee ballot voting will no doubt play a crucial role in the upcoming election.

More than 1.5 million Georgia voters have requested an absentee ballot. We reviewed the latest data on requests.

And a pro-Trump PAC is running an ad in markets outside metro Atlanta, including in Savannah, Macon and Albany, accusing Joe Biden of being mentally unfit to be president. What does that ad tell us about the importance of Georgia as a battleground state, and campaign strategy at this point in the race?


Amy Steigerwalt — Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University

Jim Galloway — Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution