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|Georgia State Senate District 28|
was a Democratic
candidate in the November 8, 2011 special election
for the Georgia State Senate
, District 28. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Mitch Seabaugh
(R) resigned to accept an appointment to the position of deputy state treasurer.
- See also: State legislative special elections, 2011
Williams faced Republicans Mark Washington, Duke Blackburn, Matt Brass, Mike Crane, Kyle Frank, Dale Pepper, and Edward Stone. He also faced fellow Democrat Wayne Seabolt and nonpartisan candidate Cynthia Bennett. Since no candidate received a majority of the vote on November 8, the top two vote getters--Blackburn and Crane--proceeded to a runoff election on December 6.
- ↑ Atlanta Business Chronicle, "Seabaugh leaving legislature for treasury post," October 3, 2011
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, "List of Candidates, District 25," October 19, 2011
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, District 28, Unofficial Results, November 9, 2011