For Immediate Release
August 13, 2007
Director of Communications
Secretary Handel Sets Dates for
Qualifying for 127th
State House District Special
ATLANTA—Secretary of State Karen Handel announced today the qualifying dates for the Special Election to fill State House District 127. The seat was left vacant with the resignation of Rep. Mack Crawford. Governor Perdue has set the election for November 6, 2007.
Secretary Handel set the dates for qualifying for Monday, August 27 through Wednesday, August 29, 2007. Qualifying on Monday and Tuesday will run from 9 am until 5:30 pm. On Wednesday, qualifying will run from 9 am until 12 noon. Qualifying will be held in the Elections Division of the Office of Secretary of State, 1104 West Tower, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30334-1505.
The election will be held November 6. A run-off election, if necessary, will be held December 4. The qualifying fee is $400. The election will be held in Pike County as well as portions of Upson and Lamar Counties.
All citizens residing in the State House District who wish to vote in the special election can register to vote through October 9. Voter registration forms can be obtained at http://www.sos.state.ga.us/elections, at local Georgia Department of Driver Services office, or at any public library. Registration Applications may be mailed to the voter’s county registrar’s office:
Lamar County Board of Elections &
Pike County Board of Registrars
Upson County Board Of Elections and
Polls will be open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, November 6, 2007. Voters will be required to show photo identification when voting in person. Identification will not be required to vote absentee ballot by mail. For more information on the requirements for photo ID, please call 1-877-725-9797 or visit GaPhotoID.com.