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Qualifying Closes for the Special Election in the State House of Representatives District 50

Posted: Monday, November 24th 2014 in : Elections
November 21, 2014As of noon today, qualifying is closed for the Special Election in the State House of Representatives District 50 to be held in portions of Fulton County.  Christine A. Austin Party: Libertarian Email: christine.austin@comcast.net Age: 44 Occupation: Homemaker Qualified Date: 11/19/2014 Bradford Jay Raffensperger Party: Republican Email: brad@bradforgeorgia.comAge: 59 10335 Belladrum Johns ... [Read More]

Call for Special Election in State House of Representatives District 50

Posted: Monday, November 17th 2014 in : General
Notice is hereby given that a special election shall be held in portions of Fulton county to fill the vacancy in District 50 of the State House of Representatives on January 6, 2015.  A run-off election, if needed, shall be held on February 3, 2015.Qualifying for the special election shall be held in the Elections ... [Read More]

Secretary Kemp Certifies 2014 General Election Results

Posted: Monday, November 17th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has certified the results for the November 4, 2014 General Election. The certified results of state and federal races can be found on the Secretary of State’s website: http://sos.georgia.gov/elections.In certifying the results, Secretary of State Brian Kemp affirmed that all counties have provided to the state ... [Read More]

Locating Your Polling Location

Posted: Tuesday, November 04th 2014 in : Elections
If you need assistance locating your polling location, please call the Elections Division at 404-656-2871. Or check on line at the "My Voter Page"http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/

Election Day Access to Office of the Secretary of State’s Professional Licensing Boards

Posted: Tuesday, November 04th 2014 in : Licensing
Due to high Election Day call volumes, it will be very difficult to reach the Office of the Secretary of State’s Professional Licensing Boards Division and Corporations Division until tomorrow.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Secretary Kemp Announces Successful Delivery of Military and Overseas Ballots

Posted: Tuesday, September 23rd 2014 in : Elections
Secretary of State Brian P. Kemp is proud to announce that the election officials in each of the 159 counties in Georgia have worked diligently to ensure that all UOCAVA absentee ballot requests were fulfilled by the Saturday, September 20, 2014 deadline.   For the upcoming November 4, 2014 General Election, Georgia has already issued over ... [Read More]

A Statement from Secretary of State Kemp Regarding the Investigation of The New Georgia Project and Third Sector Development

Posted: Thursday, September 18th 2014 in : General
Atlanta- “In recent weeks there have been multiple reports in the media regarding the Office of the Secretary of State’s investigation into The New Georgia Project and Third Sector Development, some containing false information.  I am issuing the following information in order to set the record straight.  Yesterday, the State Elections Board unanimously affirmed our ... [Read More]

Notice of Adopted Securities Rule

Posted: Thursday, August 07th 2014 in : Securities
Atlanta, GA - August 7, 2014On July 22, 2014, the Georgia Commissioner of Securities (the “Commissioner”) adopted a new rule under the Georgia Uniform Securities Act of 2008.  Pursuant to the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act, this newly adopted rule becomes effective on August 11, 2014. Specifically, the Commissioner has amended Chapter 590-4-2, Exemptions, with ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians That Early Voting Ends Today, July 18th

Posted: Friday, July 18th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians that in person early voting ends today, July 18th.  To locate early voting locations in your county, visit http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov. The “My Voter Page” (MVP) app is a great free resource for voting information. Georgia voters can view their specific sample ballot, find ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Releases General Primary Runoff Election Update

Posted: Friday, July 11th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – The following is a cumulative summary of statewide advance in-person voting and vote-by-mail turnout as of today: GENERAL STATEWIDE TURNOUT Number of ballots cast: 66,662 Number of ballots voted in person:  48,034 Number of mail-in ballots returned:  18,628 Number of mail-in ballots outstanding:  16,321 Number of ballots cast, Republican: 49,831 Number of ballots cast, Democratic: 16,526 Number of ballots cast, Nonpartisan: 305 TOP 5 COUNTIES WITH ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Releases General Primary Runoff Election Update

Posted: Tuesday, July 08th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – The following is a cumulative summary of statewide advance in-person voting and vote-by-mail turnout as of today:GENERAL STATEWIDE TURNOUT Number of ballots cast: 44,342 Number of ballots voted in person:  28,000 Number of mail-in ballots returned:  16,342 Number of mail-in ballots outstanding:  18,345TOP 5 COUNTIES WITH HIGHEST TURNOUT Cobb: 2,439 DeKalb:2,401 Fulton: 1,706 Chatham: 1,705 Gwinnett: 1,687 Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since ... [Read More]

Georgia Board of Accountancy and HB291

Posted: Tuesday, July 01st 2014 in : Licensing
Effective July 1 2014, The Georgia Board of Accountancy isno longer housed with the Professional Licensing  Board Division of theOffice of the Secretary of State.  The Board of Accountancy is now housedwithin the State Accounting Office.  This action was taken legislativelyin HB 291, and was supported by the Georgia Association ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians of June 30th Early Voting

Posted: Friday, June 27th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians that in person early voting begins on Monday, June 30th.  The early voting period will continue through Friday, July 18th.  To locate early voting locations in your county, visit http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov. The “My Voter Page” (MVP) app is a great free resource for ... [Read More]

Professional Licesning Board System Outage

Posted: Thursday, June 19th 2014 in : General
The Professional Licensing Boards Division  experienced a major server system malfunction on June 17th that continues to result in a lingering interruption of service.  We know that this is causing  much frustration for our users. The SOS IT Team and our system vendor will continue to try to correct the ... [Read More]

Office of the Secretary of State to Begin Implementation of HB 315 Regarding Mandatory Reporting for Licensed Nurses July 1st

Posted: Monday, June 09th 2014 in : Licensing
Atlanta – On April 28th, Governor Deal signed HB 744, The General Appropriations Act.  This allowed for the implementation of HB 315 regarding mandatory reporting for licensed nurses during State Fiscal Year 2015 that runs from July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.  HB 315 calls for the Office of the Secretary of State to ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Corporate Customers of Annual Registration Renewal Period Ends Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 30th 2014 in : Corporations
Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia that the annual registration renewal deadline ends tomorrow. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. this Saturday, May 31, 2014. Georgia law requires all corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships to file annual registrations with the ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Alerts Georgia Corporations about Solicitations

Posted: Thursday, May 29th 2014 in : Corporations
Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp alerted corporations today that his office has received recent complaints about solicitations sent from a firm called “Compliance Services.” The firm offers to complete corporate meeting minutes on behalf of Georgia corporations for a fee. Despite what the solicitation claims, Georgia corporations are not required by law ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Certifies 2014 General Primary Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, May 28th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp today certified the results for the May 20, 2014 General Primary Elections. The certified results of state and federal races can be found on the Secretary of State’s website: http://sos.georgia.gov/elections. In certifying the results, Secretary of State Kemp affirmed that all counties have provided to the ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Corporate Customers of Annual Registration Renewal Period Ends This Week

Posted: Tuesday, May 27th 2014 in : Corporations
Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia that the annual registration renewal deadline ends this week. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. this Saturday, May 31, 2014. Georgia law requires all corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships to file annual registrations with the ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Corporate Customers of Annual Registration Renewal Period

Posted: Thursday, May 22nd 2014 in : Corporations
Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia that the annual registration renewal period has begun. The deadline for the annual registration renewal period is 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014. Georgia law requires all corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships to ... [Read More]

Georgia Secretary of State Warns Investors to be Cautious with Virtual Currencies

Posted: Wednesday, May 21st 2014 in : Securities
 Atlanta, GA - May 21, 2014  Georgia Secretary of State and Securities Commissioner Brian P. Kemp is cautioning Georgians to consider and appreciate the risks if they intend to invest in, or otherwise use, virtual currencies.  Virtual currencies include digital or crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin. Virtual currency is an electronic medium of exchange that, ... [Read More]

Secretary Reports Early Voting Numbers

Posted: Monday, May 19th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Early in-person voting ended on Friday, May 16.  While mail-in absentee ballots can still be cast until the polls close tomorrow evening, the majority of early votes have been cast. Number of ballots cast:  239,281 Number of ballots voted in person:  214,975 Number of mail-in ballots returned:  24,306 Number of mail-in ballots outstanding:  14,385 Number of ballots cast, Republican:  147,995 Number of ballots ... [Read More]

Secretary Kemp Encourages Georgians to Vote this Tuesday

Posted: Friday, May 16th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Polling precincts across Georgia will be open to voters from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Tuesday, May 20th for the 2014 Primary Election. Individuals can verify their polling location by visiting the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page – www.mvp.sos.ga.gov.  A free mobile app can also be downloaded on the Apple and ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians Early Voting for the May 20th Primary Election Ends This Friday May 16th

Posted: Monday, May 12th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians that early voting ends on Friday, May 16th for the May 20th Primary Election.  Georgians can locate early voting locations in their county of registration at the following link: http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov The “My Voter Page” (MVP) app also provides Georgia voters with tools.  They can ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Publishes Proposed Securities Rule

Posted: Friday, May 09th 2014 in : Securities
Atlanta, GA - May 9, 2014 Georgia Secretary of State and Commissioner of Securities Brian P. Kemp today published a proposed rule pursuant to the Georgia Uniform Securities Act of 2008. The proposed rule  is Rule 590-4-2-.09, entitled “Request for Transactional Exemption Pursuant to a Fairness Determination.” Interested persons may submit data, views ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians of Tomorrows May 10th Saturday Early Voting for the May 20th Primary Election

Posted: Friday, May 09th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians they can vote early tomorrow (May 10th) across the state in the May 20th Primary Election.  “Every Georgian should have the opportunity to vote in the May 20th Primary Election,” said Kemp.  “The good news is that it is easier than ever to ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians of Tomorrows May 10th Saturday Early Voting for the May 20th Primary Election

Posted: Friday, May 09th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians they can vote early tomorrow (May 10th) across the state in the May 20th Primary Election.  “Every Georgian should have the opportunity to vote in the May 20th Primary Election,” said Kemp.  “The good news is that it is easier than ever to ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians of Tomorrow’s May 10th Saturday Early Voting for the May 20th Primary Election

Posted: Friday, May 09th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians they can vote early tomorrow (May 10th) across the state in the May 20th Primary Election.  “Every Georgian should have the opportunity to vote in the May 20th Primary Election,” said Kemp.  “The good news is that it is easier than ever to vote early.  ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians of Upcoming Saturday Early Voting for the May 20th Primary Election

Posted: Monday, May 05th 2014 in : Elections
Atlanta – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians of the mandatory Saturday Early Voting this upcoming weekend, May 10th. Polling locations throughout the state will be open this upcoming Saturday, enabling Georgians greater access to vote in the General Primary. “Every Georgian should have the opportunity to vote in the May 20th ... [Read More]

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