Call Issued For Special Election To Fill House Seat Vacated By Jason Shaw

With Representative Jason Shaw tapped to fill the Public Service Commission seat vacated by now retired Doug Everett, Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden has issued a call for a special election in House District 176. The details are contained in the press release below.

ATLANTA – Notice is hereby given that a special election shall be held on February 12, 2019 in the parts of Atkinson, Lanier, Lowndes, and Ware Counties that comprise Georgia House District 176 after the withdrawal of State Representative Jason Shaw. A run-off, if needed, shall be held on March 12, 2019.

Qualifying for the special election shall be held in the Elections Division of the Office of Secretary of State, 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE, West Tower Suite 802, Atlanta, Georgia 30334 and the South Georgia Office, 238 2nd Street E, Tifton, Georgia 31794. The dates and hours of qualifying will be Friday, January 4, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m., Monday, January 7, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m., and Tuesday, January 8, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 1:00 p.m. The qualifying fee shall be $400.00.

Monday, January 14, 2019 is the last day to register to vote for all persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to vote in the special election.

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