Qualifying was held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for the Nov. 5 special election to fill the seat, which represents eastern Bartow, western Cherokee and a very small portion of northeast Cobb in the Georgia General Assembly.
Those qualifying to fill the seat in the Nov. 5 special election are:
- Republican Nicole Ebbeskotte of Woodstock
- Republican Matt Laughridge of Cartersville
- Democrat Christopher G. Nesmith of Adairsville
- Republican Dwight Pullen of Canton
- Republican Dean Sheridan of Acworth (southwest Cherokee County)
- Republican Bruce Thompson of White
The deadline to register to vote in the special election is Oct. 7. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 5.