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Secretary of State Releases Candidate Qualifying Packet for New 2014 Elections Dates


Atlanta – Today, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp released a “one stop shop” informational packet for candidates wishing to qualify in the 2014 elections. The informational packet helps candidates by clearly outlining the dates, times, and locations for qualifying in partisan and nonpartisan races. It also includes reference information for Write-In Candidates and Independent/Political Body Candidates.

The packet features a concise 5-page format including detailed qualifying checklists and a complete set of required documents. The additional documents are embedded within the packet and can be accessed by clicking on any of the underlined blue links.

“In light of the recent changes, I wanted to ensure that veterans and newcomers alike could go through the qualifying season with confidence. With that in mind, we designed a comprehensive source of information that is both easy to understand and share,” said Secretary Kemp.

The 2014 Qualifying Information Packet can be downloaded here: http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections/2014_qualifying_information_packet

Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since January 2010.  Among the office’s wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting secure, accessible and fair elections, the registration of corporations, the oversight and regulation of securities and the administration of professional license holders.

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