Voters in metro Atlanta’s 6th Congressional District will cast ballots April 18 – and probably again in 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.
Gov. Nathan Deal ordered the special election Feb. 10, the day Price was confirmed by the U.S. Senate. The qualifying period for candidates was Feb. 13-15. Eighteen candidates qualified, all but assuring a runoff between the top two vote-getters.
Here are key dates in the special election
Monday, March 20: Deadline for voter registration
Tuesday, April 18: Special election
Tuesday, June 20: Runoff election
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Eighteen candidates qualified for the Georgia special election
All about the Georgia 6th congressional district election
- Senate confirms Tom Price as HHS Secretary
- Special election to replace Tom Price is the first Congressional race since Donald Trump became president
- Who is running in Georgia’s 6th District? See the list of candidates for Tom Price’s open U.S. House Seat
- Outside forces try to shape Georgia congressional race
- For updates on the special election, see the AJC Political Insider blog