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Special Election Candidate Qualifying Resource for 2023
Candidate Qualifying for State House District 68 was held April 3 - 5, 2023.
A final list of qualified candidates may be found here: mvp.sos.ga.gov/s/qualifying-candidate-information
Candidate Handbook and Resource Guide
Candidate Qualifying Forms for the 2023 Election Cycle
Notice of Candidacy & Affidavit (County) - Nonpartisan
Declaration of Candidacy and Affidavit (County) - Partisan (typically used in even-year elections and used when declaring a party for Primaries)
Nomination Petition (County) - Nonpartisan
Paupers Affidavit and Petition
Candidate Quick Links
How To Guides For Voting
Georgia voters have three weeks before Election Day for early voting...
You can vote in person on Election Day from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. ...
In Georgia, you can cast an absentee ballot for any election...
County Voter Contacts
Voting is handled locally. Your neighbors staff the polls and make sure elections work.
News & Announcements
May 26, 2023
Secretary Raffensperger Congratulates Paulding County for Election ExcellencePaulding County Recognized for Election Innovation by the US Election Assistance Commission...Read the full article
May 25, 2023
Secretary Raffensperger Applauds Congressional Action on Election ReformEarlier this Spring, Secretary Raffensperger sent a letter to Speaker McCarthy outlining five policy proposals to increase election integrity...Read the full article
May 19, 2023
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger Continues Focus on Security in Preparation for 2024 ElectionsGeorgia’s Secure, Verifiable Paper Ballot System prepped to build on successes of 2020 and 2022 Elections...Read the full article
May 17, 2023
Georgia Voters Lead Southeast in Engagement, TurnoutA recent survey by the U.S. Census Bureau confirms that Georgia voters shattered turnout and participation rates in the 2022 midterm elections...Read the full article
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