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Georgia Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of State (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process:
Partisan Election
Responsibilities:
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Advertises statewide ballot questions
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Canvasses election returns
  • Handles state recounts
Current Official(s): Karen Handel
Public Office Experience: Deputy Chief of Staff to the governor, 2002; Chairman of the Fulton County Board of Commission, 2003-2006
Reelection/Reappointment Date: 2010
Primary Date: July 18, 2006
Contact Information: Hon. Karen Handel
Secretary of State
State Capitol, Room 214
Atlanta, GA 30334
(404) 656-2881
Fax (404) 656-0513
sosweb@sos.state.ga.us

 

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