Wed., February 6, 2013 8:32am
Republicans were victorious in all three of Tuesday’s special elections for seats in the state House and Senate. Tuesday night's unofficial results don't include provisional ballots.
Tue., January 8, 2013 8:43am
Two state Senate seats and one state House seat are vacant in the Georgia General Assembly as a result of resignations last month. Polls are open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters in Senate District 30 will complete the special election process, choosing between James Camp and Mike Dugan.
Wed., December 12, 2012 6:56pm
Wednesday was the deadline for candidates to file for three open seats in the General Assembly. The candidates will be vying for voter attention during the holidays.
Thu., December 6, 2012 8:46am
A special election has been scheduled to fill Chip Rogers' seat in the state senate following his abrupt resignation. The vote is scheduled for Jan. 8.
Fri., September 14, 2012 9:00am
The deadline is approaching for candidates who want to run for an open state Senate seat in western Georgia. Residents intending to run for the seat previously held by state Sen. William Hamrick must qualify for the special primary by noon Friday.
Tue., August 28, 2012 9:00am
A former speaker of Georgia's House of Representatives who resigned in disgrace over a sex scandal is trying for a political comeback. Glenn Richardson said Monday that he will run for a legislative seat being vacated by Sen. Bill Hamrick of Carrollton.
Wed., January 4, 2012 8:40am
Dustin Hightower will take his seat in the Georgia House as the District 68 representative. He won more than 55 percent of the vote in a special election runoff Tuesday night. He defeated Alan Martinez in the district that covers Carroll and Douglas counties.
Wed., November 9, 2011 7:22am
Three of the state's four legislative special elections Tuesday are headed to a runoff, with no candidate in those districts getting a majority of the votes needed to win. Meanwhile, Valdosta voters decided not to merge their school system with the county, and Bibb voters passed their SPLOST.
Wed., June 22, 2011 9:56am
Republican Chuck Williams and Democrat Dan Matthews will meet in a runoff for an open seat in the state House of Representatives. Williams, an Oconee County tree farmer and former banker, led the field of four candidates in a special election Tuesday with 39 percent of the 3,920 votes cast for the northeast Georgia seat.
Mon., June 20, 2011 10:15am
The mayor of Columbus says a special election on Sunday alcohol sales is unlikely to happen in her city this year.