For Immediate Release
November 13, 2007
Contact: Matt Carrothers
Director of Media Relations
Secretary of State Karen Handel Certifies State House District 127 Election
Atlanta Ė Secretary of State Karen Handel today certified the election results for the November 6 special election in State House District 127. No candidate received the required majority of the vote. A run-off election will be held on Tuesday, December 4 between the two candidates who received the most votes, Republican Jim Fletcher and Republican Billy Maddox. State House District 127 comprises Pike County and portions of Lamar and Upson counties.
Secretary Handel is transmitting today the certified elections results for State House District 127 to Governor Perdue.
The county-by-county results can be found at the Secretary of Stateís website: http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/election_results/default.htm
Advance voting for the State House District 127 run-off election will begin Monday, November 26 and end Friday, November 30. Any registered voter who was eligible to vote in the November 6 election can vote in the run-off election.
Voters will be required to show one of the following six forms of photo ID when voting in-person during advance voting or on Election Day:
If a voter does not have one of these forms of photo identification, they can obtain a FREE Voter ID card at their County Registrarsí office or the Georgia Department of Driverís Services.
Voters can request an absentee ballot from their County Registrarís office through Friday, November 30. All absentee ballots must be received by the County Registrar by 7:00 pm on Election Day, December 4. Photo identification is not required when voting by mail.
Anyone with additional questions about Georgiaís photo ID requirements can visit www.GAPhotoID.com or call toll free 1-877-725-9797. To find advance voting locations in your county, please contact your County Registrarís office.