Paul Smith (Georgia)

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Paul Smith
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Candidate for
Georgia House of Representatives District 107
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Paul Smith was a Republican candidate in the March 6, 2012 special election runoff for the Georgia House of Representatives, District 107. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Len Walker (R) resigned to take a job as pastor of church located outside his district.[1]



See also: State legislative special elections, 2012; Georgia state legislative special elections, 2012

Smith faced Mark Banks (R), Mark Banks (R), and Michael Lynch (nonpartisan) in the special election on February 7. In Georgia special elections, party affiliation is listed, but all candidates appear on the same ballot. Smith and Kirby were the top two vote-getters and proceeded to a runoff election on March 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kirby went on to defeat Smith in the March 6 runoff. Kirby won by a 52%-48% margin.[5][6]

Note: Precincts and districts have changed following 2011 redistricting. Your district and polling location can be found here.


Candidate forum

On February 2, the special election candidates for District 107 will participate in a candidate forum. The forum begins at 7pm and will be held in the Loganville City Hall, 4385 Pecan St. in the Council Chambers.[7]

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