When is the Georgia special election to replace U.S. Rep. Tom Price?

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When is the Georgia special election to replace U.S. Rep. Tom Price?

Voters in metro Atlanta’s 6th Congressional District cast ballots April 18 – and now must return for a June runoff – to choose a replacement for Republican Tom Price, who joined the Trump Administration in early February as secretary of health and human services.

Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff, the top two finishers on April 18, will now meet in a June 20 runoff to choose the winner. 

Georgia's 6th Congressional District (shown in green) covers east Cobb County, north Fulton County and North DeKalb County. (Georgia Legislative and Reapportionment Office Map)

Who can vote in this election?

Registered Georgia voters who live in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District - east Cobb, north Fulton, including Roswell and north DeKalb. To check your Congressional District, enter your zip code here. To check your voter registration information, visit the Georgia MyVoter page. Note - if you were not registered for the special election, you cannot vote in the runoff.

Here are key dates in the special election

Monday, March 20, 2017: Deadline for voter registration

Tuesday, April 18, 2017: Special election. Early voting has ended

Tuesday, May 2, 2017: Voters can submit absentee voting by mail. June 16 is the last day to mail or issue absentee ballots for the June 20 runoff.

Sunday, May 21: Registration deadline. Registration for the 6th Congressional District runoff ellection temporarily reopened due to a federal judge ruling.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017: Advance in-person voting will begin.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017: Runoff election between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff.

Not sure if you are in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District? Enter your zip code here.

Tom Price’s congressional seat is vacant since he accepted a position in the Trump administration. www.accessatlanta.com

 

  

  

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