CALLING ALL KIDNEY VOTERS IN GEORGIA
If you live in the state of Georgia, you may already know that there is a run-off on January 5, 2021 to determine which United States Senators will represent Georgia. Under Georgia law, a run-off election must be held when no candidate wins the required majority of votes.
The deadline to register to vote in the Georgia run-off is December 7, 2020
- November 18: : Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the general election runoff
- December 7: Voter registration deadline to vote in the federal runoff election
- December 14: Advanced in-person or early voting begins for the general election runoff for federal offices
- January 5, 2021: Federal runoff election day
Be an educated kidney voter
As a kidney voter, there are some key issues of concern. Those issues include access to health care, which can include things like supporting Medicare and Medicaid, as well better access to affordable medications, such as extending the immunosuppressive drug coverage under Medicare for transplant patients under the age of 65. Better funding for kidney disease research at the National Institutes of Health and supporting innovation in treating kidney disease.