Notice is hereby given that a special election shall be held on June 16, 2015, in a portion of Fulton County to fill the vacancy in District 55 of the State House of Representatives created by the resignation of Tyrone Brooks. A run-off election, if needed, shall be held on July 14, 2015.
Qualifying for the special election shall be held in the Elections Division of the Office of Secretary of State, 802 West Tower, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.
The dates and hours of qualifying will be Tuesday, April 28, 2015 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, April 29, 2015 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m.; and Thursday, April 30, 2015 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 12 o’clock noon. The qualifying fee shall be $400.00.
All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to vote in the special election must register to vote before the close of business on May 18, 2015. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.