Secretary Kemp Announces the Close of Qualifying for the Special Primary Election in State House District 82
ATLANTA—Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced the close of candidate qualifying for the Special Primary Election to fill the Democratic nomination for State House District 82 upon the withdrawal of State Rep. Kevin Levitas.
Since no Republican candidate qualified for State House District 82, there is no Republican primary for this seat. Accordingly, the special primary election will be held only for the Democratic nomination as provided for in the law. The special primary election for the Democratic nomination will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2010.
The election for State House District 82 will occur in a portion of DeKalb County. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2010.
The following candidate qualified for State House District 82 and will be placed on the ballot:
Scott Holcomb Party Affiliation: Democrat
2306 Briarcliff Commons
Atlanta, GA 30345
Voters can request an absentee ballot from their county registrar’s office through the close of business on Friday, July 16, 2010. Absentee ballots must be returned to the county registrar’s office by the close of polls on Election Day. Photo identification is not required when voting by mail. To download an absentee ballot request form, please visit: www.sos.ga.gov/elections.
All citizens residing in State House District 82 who are not registered to vote must register before the close of business on Monday, June 21, 2010 to be eligible to vote in the special primary election. Voter registration forms can be obtained at any county registrar’s office or from the Secretary of State’s website.
Registered voters can visit the Secretary of State’s MVP website to view a sample ballot specific to that voter for upcoming elections, find their Election Day polling location and early voting locations in their county, check their registration status, track the status of their absentee ballot, and more. The MVP website can be accessed at: http://www.sos.ga.gov/mvp.
Brian Kemp was sworn in as Secretary of State in January 2010. Among the office’s wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting efficient and secure elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders. The office also oversees the Georgia Archives and the Capitol Museum.