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Jan. 31 Special Election set for State Senate, District 11

Notice is hereby given that a Special Election shall be held on January 31, 2023, in Seminole, Colquitt, Cook, Decatur, Grady, Thomas, and Brooks Counties for Georgia Senate District 11 to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of Senator Dean Burke.  A run-off, if needed, shall be held on February 28, 2023.

Qualifying for the special election shall be held at the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office at 2 MLK Jr. Drive, Suite 802, Floyd West Tower, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.  

The dates and hours of qualifying was Wednesday, December 28, 2022, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m., and will continue on Thursday, December 29, 2022, beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m., and Friday, December 30, 2022, beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 1:00 p.m.  The qualifying fee is $400.00.

Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 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.  Advance in-person absentee voting will begin on January 9, 2023.    

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