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Qualifying Closes for Special Elections in State House Districts 2 and 22


 

Atlanta – As of noon today qualifying closed for the special elections in State House District 2 (held in portions of Catoosa, Walker and Whitfield Counties) and State House District 22(held in portions of Cherokee, Forsyth and Fulton Counties). Candidates were required to submit a fee of $400 and their paperwork in order to qualify for the State House Districts 2 and 22 special elections to be held on Jan. 7, 2014.

Full details of qualified candidates may be accessed at the Secretary of State’s website at http://www.sos.ga.gov/elections by selecting the Qualified Candidates links under the Election Dates, Deadlines, and Qualifying Information section.

Below is a list of candidates, party affiliation, city of residence and district:

State House District 2

State House District 22

Neal Florence (R) – La Fayette

Meagan Biello (R) – Ball Ground

Steve Tarvin (R) – Chickamauga         

Nate Cochran (R) - Alpharetta

Doug Woodruff (R) – Ringgold 

Jeff Duncan (R) – Ball Ground


Sam Moore (R) – Ball Ground

All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to vote in the Jan. 7 special election must register to vote before the close of business on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since January 2010. Among the offices 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.

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