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Call for Special Elections in State House of Representatives Districts 48, 80, 146, 155

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th 2015 in : Elections
Call for Special Elections in State House of Representatives Districts 48, 80, 146, 155Notice is hereby given that Special Elections shall be held in Districts 48, 80, 146 and 155 of the State House of Representatives on July 14, 2015.  A run-off election, if needed, shall be held on August 11, 2015.Qualifying for the special ... [Read More]

Call for Special Election in State House of Representatives District 24

Posted: Monday, May 18th 2015 in : Elections
Call for Special Election in State House of Representatives District 24Notice is hereby given that a special election shall be held on June 16, 2015, in a portion of Forsyth County to fill the vacancy in District 24 of the State House of Representatives created by the resignation of Mark Hamilton.  A run-off election, ... [Read More]

Call for Special Election in State House of Representatives District 55

Posted: Tuesday, April 21st 2015 in : Elections
Call for Special Election in State House of Representatives District 55 Notice is hereby given that a special election shall be held on June 16, 2015, in a portion of Fulton County to fill the vacancy in District 55 of the ... [Read More]

High Call Volume for Corporations Call Center

Posted: Tuesday, March 03rd 2015 in : General
Due to high call volume, the Secretary of State Corporations Call Center is experiencing some technical difficulties. You may receive a busy signal of Technical Error message when call volume exceed our system's capacity. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Atlanta Secretary of States Offices will be Closing at Noon - 2/25/2015

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th 2015 in : General
Governor Nathan Deal has instructed all state offices in the 50 counties under a winter storm warning, including Capitol Hill, to close tomorrow at noon and have declared a state of emergency for disaster preparedness starting at 2 p.m. Secretary Kemp is also concerned with the safety of our employees. At this time, our ... [Read More]

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

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th 2015 in : Corporations
Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Corporate Customers of Annual Registration Renewal Period 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 ... [Read More]

Captiol Hill Delayed Opening Due to Inclement Weather

Posted: Monday, February 16th 2015 in : General
Good Afternoon!Governor Nathan Deal has delayed Capitol Hill state offices opening for Tuesday, February 17th until 10:00 am during his press conference.  Secretary Kemp is also concerned with the safety of our employees. At this time, our agency will open at 10:00 am.  However, we encourage employees to use their best judgment and will be ... [Read More]

Capitol Hill Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Posted: Sunday, February 15th 2015 in : General
Good Evening!Governor Nathan Deal has closed Capitol Hill state offices for Monday, February 16th by executive order.  Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command, Gov. Nathan Deal this evening signed an executive order to declare a state of emergency for disaster preparedness.  In an effort to minimize the number of afternoon commuters, ... [Read More]

OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE, BRIAN KEMP, REMINDS INVESTORS TO DISCUSS CYBERSECURITY WITH THEIR FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

Posted: Thursday, January 29th 2015 in : Securities
   January 29, 2015 – With an ever-growing list of financial institutions targeted by organized cyber-attacks, the Office of the Georgia Secretary of State, Securities Division today issued an advisory reminding investors of the importance of understanding how their personal information is being protected by financial firms. The advisory is on the Secretary of ... [Read More]

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

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th 2015 in : General
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 Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Georgia law requires all corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships to ... [Read More]

Holiday Closing Schedule

Posted: Tuesday, December 23rd 2014 in : General
In observance of the Christmas holiday, the Office of theSecretary of State will close at noon, December 24 and resumeoperations at 8 AM on Monday, December 29.

Securities Division Announces Launch of Electronic Form D Filing

Posted: Monday, December 15th 2014 in : Securities
SECURITIES DIVISION ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF ELECTRONIC FORM D FILING EFD Offers Efficiency for Issuers and Improved Transparency for Investors ATLANTA, December 15, 2014. – The Securities Division of the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office today announced the launch in Georgia of the online Electronic Filing Depository (“EFD”) to enhance the efficiency of the regulatory notice filing ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians that In-Person Early Voting Begins on Monday, December 15th for Special Elections for State House District 50 and State House District 120

Posted: Friday, December 12th 2014 in : General
Atlanta – Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians that in person early voting will begin on Monday, December 15th, 2014.  The early voting period will continue through Friday, January 2nd, 2015.  Saturday voting locations will be available on December 27th, 2014. House District 50 is in Fulton County and House District 120 is ... [Read More]

Qualifying Closes for the Special Election in the State House of Representatives District 120

Posted: Wednesday, December 10th 2014 in : General
Qualifying Closes for the Special Election in the State House of Representatives District 120As of noon, December 10, 2014, qualifying is closed for the Special Election in the State House of Representatives District 120 to be held in Greene, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Taliaferro, and Wilkes Counties. Debbie BartlettParty: RepublicanAge: 63Occupation: CEO of Georgia Nurses AssociationQualified Date: 12/09/2014Jesse CopelanEmail: jessecopelanjr@gmail.comParty: RepublicanAge: 73Occupation: Senior State Court Judge ... [Read More]

Secretary Kemp Alerts Georgia Corporations about Solicitations

Posted: Tuesday, December 02nd 2014 in : Corporations
Secretary Kemp Alerts Georgia Corporations about SolicitationsAtlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is alerting corporations today that his office has received recent complaints about solicitations sent from a firm called “Georgia Council for Corporations.” The firm offers to complete corporate meeting minutes on behalf of Georgia corporations for a fee of $125. Georgia corporations ... [Read More]

Call for Special Election in State House of Representatives District 120

Posted: Monday, December 01st 2014 in : Elections
Call for Special Election in State House of Representatives District 120Notice is hereby given that a special election shall be held in Greene, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Taliaferro and Wilkes Counties to fill the vacancy in District 120 of the State House of Representatives on January 6, 2015.  A run-off election, if needed, shall be held on ... [Read More]

Secretary of State Advises Georgians on Donating to Charitable Organizations

Posted: Monday, December 01st 2014 in : General
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Closure of State Offices November 25, 2014

Posted: Tuesday, November 25th 2014 in : Corporations
State offices are closed today (11/25/14) at 4:00 PM. We look forwarding to serving you tomorrow.

Closure of State Offices November 25, 2014

Posted: Tuesday, November 25th 2014 in : Securities
State offices are closed today (11/25/14) at 4:00 PM. We look forwarding to serving you tomorrow.

Closure of State Offices November 25, 2014

Posted: Tuesday, November 25th 2014 in : Elections
State offices are closed today (11/25/14) at 4:00 PM.  We look forwarding to serving you tomorrow.

Closure of State Offices November 25, 2014

Posted: Tuesday, November 25th 2014 in : General
State offices are closed today (11/25/14) at 4:00 PM.  We look forwarding to serving you tomorrow.

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/

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, 2014 On 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 ... [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]

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