The ballot will include contested races for:
- President, Democratic incumbent Barack Obama is opposed by Republican Mitt Romney and Libertarian Gary Johnson.
- U.S. House District 13, Democratic incumbent David Scott is opposed by Republican S. Malik.
- Two Georgia Public Service Commission seats; Republican incumbent Chuck Eaton is opposed by Democrat Stephen Oppenheimer and Libertarian Brad Ploeger; and Republican incumbent Stan Wise is opposed by Libertarian David Staples.
- A Special Republican primary for State Senate District 30 between Mike Dugan, Bill Hembree, Jim Naughton and Glenn Richardson.
- State House District 66, Republican Bob Snelling and Democrat Kimberly Alexander.
- State House District 67, Republican Micah Gravley and Democrat Leigh Mcmutry.
- County Sheriff, Republican incumbent Phil Miller and Democrat Derrick T. Broughton.
- County Tax Commissioner, Republican incumbent Todd Cowan and Democrat Greg Baker.
- County Commission Chairman, Republican incumbent Tom Worthan and Democrat Romona Jackson Jones.
Douglas voters also will have yes or no votes on:
- Amending the state constitution to allow charter school applicants to appeal to the state if denied by a local school board; and allowing the state to enter multi-year leases on property.
- Allowing sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink and in retail stores in unincorporated Douglas County on Sundays.
Unopposed candidates are on the ballot for State Senate District 35; State House Districts 61, 62, 65 and 68; County Superior Court Clerk; Probate Judge; Coroner; School Board Districts 1 and 5; County Commission District 2; and West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor.