February 17, 2017 11:53 AM
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal issued an executive order this morning setting Tuesday, April 18, 2017 as the date for the special election in Senate District 32. This is the same date as the special election for GA-6.
The Executive Order states:
Senate District 32 in the Georgia State Senate has become vacant due to the resignation of the Honorable Judson Hill, effective February 13, 2017.
Therefore, pursuant to Article V, Section II, Paragraph V of the Constitution of the State of Georgia and Section 21-2-544 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, a Writ of Election is hereby issued to the Secretary of State for a special election to be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, to fill the vacancy in District 32 of the Georgia State Senate.
This 17th day of February, 2017.
May the speculation henceforth abound as the candidates line up to replace Sen. Judson Hill.