November 15, 2016 7:31 AM
The special election to fill Senator Charlie Bethel’s soon-to-be-vacated seat in Senate District 54 has been set by Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office. Election day will be on December 13th with a run-off, if needed, being held on January 10, 2017. Qualifying will be today and tomorrow from 8a until 5p and Thursday from 8a until 2p.
So far, Conda Goodson and Chuck Payne have both announce their intent on qualifying for office. Others, including Murray County Commissioner Brittany Pittman, could possibly qualify, but I haven’t seen any official or semi-official statements floating about on social media. We’ll see who makes the qualifying list after the close on Thursday.