CALL FOR SPECIAL ELECTION FOR STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 71
Notice is hereby given that a special election shall be held in portions of Coweta and Fayette Counties to fill the vacancy in State House District 71; on February 5th, 2013. A run-off election, if needed, shall be held on March 5th, 2013.
Qualifying for the special election shall be held in the Elections Division of the Office of Secretary of State, 802 West Tower, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30334. The dates and hours of qualifying will be Monday, January 7th, 2013 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 12 o lock noon. The qualifying fee shall be $400.
All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to vote in the special election must register to vote before the close of business on Monday, January 7th, 2012. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013.
Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since January, 2010. Among the office wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting efficient and secure elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders. The office also oversees the Georgia Archives.
December 26, 2012