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Federal Judge Steve C. Jones Grants Motion; Moves Federal Election Calendar


ATLANTA (August 27, 2013) – Federal Judge Steve C. Jones granted the unopposed motion set forth by Secretary of State Brian Kemp to move the federal election dates up two weeks in order to avoid having to conduct advance voting (pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385) during the Saturday of the Memorial Day weekend.

The2014 Federal Election Calendar for the State of Georgia (as established by Court order, Civil Action No. 1:12-CV-2230 (N.D. Ga. 2013)) is as follows:

Monday, March 3, 2014 – Friday, March, 7 2014: qualifying period for candidates seeking federal office

Saturday, April 5, 2014: deadline to transmit UOCAVA ballots (for the federal primary runoff election)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014: federal primary election

Saturday, June 7, 2014: deadline to transmit UOCAVA ballots (for the federal primary runoff election)

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014: federal primary runoff election

Saturday, September 20, 2014: deadline to transmit UOCAVA ballots (for the federal general election)

Tuesday, November 4, 2014: federal general election

Saturday, November 22, 2014: deadline to transmit UOCAVA ballots (for the federal general runoff election)

Tuesday, January 6, 2014: federal general runoff election

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