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Call for Special Election
January 11, 2023
TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 3

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with GA Laws 1991, Ex. Sess. Pg. 479 and O.C.G.A. 21-2-540, a special election shall be held in District 3 of Heard County, GA to fill the unexpired term of Gwen Caldwell, District 3 Commissioner, deceased.

The special election shall be held in the polling places of District 3 on March 21, 2023. Polls shall be open from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM.

Qualifying for the special election shall begin Wednesday January 25, 2023 at
8:00 AM and end Friday January 27, 2023 at 12:00 PM. Qualifying shall be conducted in the Elections and Registration Office located in the Heard County Courthouse (215 E Court Square Franklin, GA 30217). Qualifying times will be as follows:

January 25 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM  and  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
January 26 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM  and  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
January 27 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The qualifying fee shall be $140.00, payable by check, cashier’s check, money order, or cash (cash must be paid in the exact amount – change will not be issued).

All those desiring to vote in the special election must be registered to vote before close of business February 21, 2023.

Should a Runoff Election be required, such Runoff Election shall be held April 18, 2023.

This the 11’th day of January, 2023.

Heard County Board of Elections and Registration
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