February 10, 2017 3:54 PM
Now that Governor Nathan Deal has issued the call for the 6th District special election, Secretary of State Brian Kemp has set up the remaining important dates concerning the election.
Qualifying will be held in the Elections Division of the Office of Secretary of State, 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE, 802 West Tower, Atlanta, Georgia 30334. That’s in the Sloppy Floyd B, uilding. Dates and hours of qualifying will be Monday and Tuesday, February 13 and 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, February 15, 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 1:00 p.m.
The qualifying fee shall be $5,220.00.
You must be registered to vote by March 20th in order to cast a ballot in the special election. Advance in-person voting will begin on Monday, March 27, 2017. On Election Day, the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. A run-off election, if needed, will be held on June 20th.