Inside a Polling location in Macon in 2022

Workers and voters attend U.S. Senate runoff election day voting Dec. 6, 2022, shortly after the 7 a.m. opening of the Glorious Hope Baptist Church polling station in Macon.

Credit: Grant Blankenship / GPB News

The panel: 

Chuck Williams, @chuckwilliams, reporter, WRBL-TV

Margaret Coker, @mideastmargaret, editor-in-chief, The Current

Tanya Washington, @AskProfW, professor, Georgia State University 

Tamar Hallerman, @TamarHallerman, senior reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The breakdown:

1. More than a quarter million Georgians have voted in the morning of this election. 

  • Polls opened up at 7 a.m. today and close at 7 p.m.

    • You can find your polling place here
  •  About 1.9 million votes have already been cast by mail and during early voting.
  • Rain in North Georgia could discourage some turnout.  
  • The outcome of today's contest will determine whether Democrats have an outright 51-49 Senate majority or control a 50-50 chamber.
    •  Vice President Kamala Harris is currently the tiebreaking vote.

LISTEN: Tanya Washington on her experience at the polls.

2. Gov. Brian Kemp makes last-minute push for Walker, and looks ahead to his political future.

  • Last month in the general election, Walker ran more than 200,000 votes behind Republican Gov. Brian Kemp
  • The reelected governor has been more active with the UGA titan this election cycle.
  • Kemp also recently founded a national PAC.  

Wednesday on Political Rewind: The team will have a live broadcast at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. And you can keep up with the latest election results here.