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2014 Elections and Voter Registration Calendar


Elections and Voter Registration Calendar


2014 Election Event Dates:

Election

Voter Registration Deadline

Election Date

Special Election (to fill vacancies) 

February 18, 2014

March 18, 2014

Special Election Runoff Date

February 18, 2014

April 15, 2014

Primary Election (to fill vacancies and propose questions)

April 21, 2014

May 20, 2014

Primary Runoff Date

April 21, 2014

July 22, 2014

General Election (to fill vacancies and propose questions)

October 6, 2014

November 4, 2014

State and Local General Runoff Date October 6, 2014 December 2, 2014
Federal General Runoff Date October 6, 2014 January 6, 2015

Key Dates:

Tuesday, January 1, 2014

First day to file and publish a notice of intention to be a write-in candidate in the November General Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133 (a)

Monday, February 18, 2014

Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the March Special Election and Runoff. O.C.G.A. §21-2-224 (a)

Monday, February 24, 2014

Advance Voting for March Special Election begins. O.C.G.A. §21-2-385 (d) (1)

Monday, March 3- Friday, March 7, 2014

Qualifying period for Primary/Nonpartisan Election candidates. O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-232; 21-2-153  

First qualifying period for independent general election candidates. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-132 (d)

Monday, April 21, 2014

Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the Primary/Nonpartisan Election and Runoff. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224 (a)

Monday, April 28, 2014

Advance Voting for primary/nonpartisan election begins.  O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385 (d) (1)

Monday, June 23 - Friday, June 27, 2014

Second qualifying period for independent general election candidates. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-132 (d)

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Last day to file and publish a notice of intention to be a write-in candidate in the General Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-133 (a)

Monday, October 6, 2014Last day a person may register and be eligible to vote in the General Election and Runoff. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224 (a)

* O.C.G.A. § 21-2-14.  When the last day for the exercise of any privilege or the discharge of any duty prescribed or required by this chapter shall fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the next succeeding business day shall be the last day for the exercise of such privilege or the discharge of such duty.


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