Early voting for Senate District 32 race begins May 6 in Sandy Springs

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Early voting for Senate District 32 race begins May 6 in Sandy Springs

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Candidates Gus Makris (from left), Kay Kirkpatrick, Christine Triebsch and Bob Wiskind participate in a debate for the open state Senate seat that was held by Judson Hill at the East Cobb Library on April 12. Triebsch and Kirkpatrick will face each other in the May 16 runoff. 

Voters in north Fulton County will be able to cast ballots as early as May 6 for the runoff election to fill Judson Hill’s state Senate seat.

The North Fulton Service Center at 7741 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs will be home to the lone early voting polling place for the District 32 election.

Early voting will be available Saturday, May 6 through Friday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hill vacated his seat to run in the special congressional election to fill Tom Price’s seat. Despite being backed by Marco Rubio and Newt Gingrich, the former state senator finished fifth in that election with just 8.8 percent of the vote.

The two District 32 candidates competing in the runoff for Hill’s seat are Christine Triebsch, a Democrat and an attorney, and Kay Kirkpatrick, a Republican and retired orthopedic surgeon. In a race that included eight candidates, Triebsch garnered 24.2 percent of the vote, while Kirkpatrick pulled in 21.1 percent.

Residents unsure of their district should visit www.mvp.sos.ga.gov to verify their state senate district, polling location and voter registration status. For more information, please contact the Fulton County elections department at 404-730-7072 or log on to www.fultonelections.com.

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Channel 2's Aaron Diamant reports.
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