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On March 14, Georgia election officials announced the primary would be postponed from March 24 to May 19 due to concerns with the coronavirus pandemic. The presidential primary was postponed a second time to June 9. “This decision allows our office and county election officials to continue to put in place contingency plans to ensure that voting can be safe,” Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said on April 9.
Georgia was won by the Republican presidential candidate in eight of the 10 elections between 1980 and 2016. Donald Trump (R) won in 2016 with 50.8 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton‘s (D) 45.6 percent of the vote.