Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Monday the date of the special election required for Georgia House District 165 to fill a vacancy due to the death of Representative Edward “Mickey” Stephens.
The special election will be held on November 2, 2021 for the district, which includes parts of Chatham County. A run-off, if needed, shall be held on November 30, 2021.
Qualifying for the special election shall be held at the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office at 2 MLK Jr. Drive, Suite 802, Floyd West Tower, Atlanta, Georgia 30334. The dates and hours of qualifying will be Wednesday, September 8, 2021 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 9, 2021 beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m., and Friday, September 10, 2021 beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 1:00 p.m. The qualifying fee shall be $400.00.
Monday, October 4, 2021 is the last day to register to vote for the special election. Advance in-person absentee voting will begin on Tuesday October 12, 2021.