Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has announced that qualifying dates are next week for the special election on Nov. 5 set to fill the vacancy in State Senate District 14.
Qualifying on Monday, Sept. 16, runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Candidates will qualify in the Elections Division of the Office of the Secretary of State, 802 West Tower, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, SE, Atlanta 30334. The qualifying fee is $400.
Citizens must be registered to vote by Monday, Oct. 7, to participate in the Nov. 5 election. Voter registration forms can be obtained at any county registrar’s office or from the Secretary of State’s website at sos.ga.gov/elections.