Georgia state legislative special elections, 2014

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As of December 2014, two seats have been vacated in the Georgia State Legislature in 2014. two three have been filled. The following districts had vacancies this year:

How vacancies are filled

If there is a vacancy in the Georgia Legislature, the vacant seat must be filled by a special election. The governor must declare a special election no later than 10 days after the vacancy happens. The election must be held no less than 30 days and no later than 60 days after the governor calls for the election. The counties representing the vacant district are responsible for conducting the election.[1]

Partisan breakdown

Note: These tables are updated any time there is a change in the chamber.

The current partisan breakdown of the Senate is as follows:

Party As of December 2014
     Democratic Party 18
     Republican Party 38
Total 56

The current partisan breakdown of the House is as follows:

Party As of December 2014
     Democratic Party 60
     Republican Party 118
     Independent 1
     Vacancy 1
Total 180


Special elections

January 7, 2014



February 4, 2014



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