Qualifying Closes for GA House and Senate Special Elections

Qualifying for special elections for two Senate seats and four House seats concluded this afternoon. GeorgiaPol contributor Teri Anulewicz was the only candidate to qualify in the House District 42 race, so she will finish the unexpired term of Stacey Evans, who resigned the seat to run for Governor. The special election will be held on November 7, 2017.

Note: A few of the websites listed on the qualifying page of the Secretary of State’s site are not currently in operation. They are linked, however, for future reference. 

State Senate – District 6 – Replace Hunter Hill (R), candidate for Governor

5 Republicans, 2 Democrats

Candidate Party
Charlie Fiveash Republican
Jaha Howard Democratic
Jen Jordan Democratic
Kathy Eichenblatt Republican
Leah Aldridge Republican
Leo Smith Republican
Matt Bentley Republican
Taos Wynn Democratic

State Senate – District 39 – Replace Vincent Fort (D), candidate for Atlanta Mayor

4 Democrats, 1 Republican

Candidate Party
Elijah Tutt Democratic
Linda Pritchett Democratic
Marckeith DeJesus Democratic
Nick Carlson Republican
Nikema Williams Democratic

State Representative – District 42 – Replace Stacey Evans (D), candidate for Governor

Teri Anulewicz (D), GeorgiaPol contributor, was the only candidate to qualify. Congratulations Teri!!!

State Representative – District 89 – Replace Stacey Abrams (D), candidate for Governor

4 Democrats

Candidate Party
Bee Nguyen Democratic
David Abbott Democratic
Monique Keane Democratic
Sachin Varghese Democratic

State Representative – District 117 – Replace Regina Quick (R), judicial appointment

1 Democrat, 1 Republican

Candidate Party
Deborah Gonzalez Democratic
Houston Gaines Republican

State Representative – District 119 – Replace Charles Williams, Georgia Forestry Commission Director appointment

1 Democrat, 3 Republicans

Candidate Party
Jonathan Wallace Democratic
Lawton Lord Republican
Marcus A Wiedower Republican
Steven Strickland Republican

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Yah Terri!