Presidential election voting record in Georgia, 1900-2016. Between 1900 and 2016: Georgia participated in 30 presidential elections. Georgia voted for the winning presidential candidate 53.33 percent of the time. The average accuracy of voting for winning presidential candidates for all 50 states in this time frame was 72.31 percent. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's reelection campaign on Wednesday said it had filed a lawsuit in Georgia seeking to pause the state's count for the presidential election. The Georgia's Response to Voting During the Crisis More than ever, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger encourages Georgians to vote with a mail-in absentee ballot. However, you can still vote in person during early-voting periods and on Election Day. In-person voters will be instructed to maintain a safe distance when waiting to vote. The State of Georgia has a new Absentee Voting Guide to assist registered voters with our absentee voting process... Once the ballot has a received date, it has been accepted for counting. All ballots received by 7PM EST on Election Day will be counted. Make sure that you have signed the oath on the outer envelope so your ballot can be counted. 9 minutes ago Georgia election officials are nearing the 24-hour mark as they continue counting 107,751 outstanding ballots from the November 3 election. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said, “Officials in numerous counties are continuing to count ballots, with strong security protocols in place to protect the integrity of our election," in a statement Wednesday afternoon.