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[[Georgia]] is one of 19 states to use an [[Open primary|open primary]] system. When runoff elections are used, voters must vote in same party's runoff election as they voted for in the first round election. Voters must register to vote by July 2, 2012 to vote in the primary election.([http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/VRinfo.htm Information about registering to vote])
 
[[Georgia]] is one of 19 states to use an [[Open primary|open primary]] system. When runoff elections are used, voters must vote in same party's runoff election as they voted for in the first round election. Voters must register to vote by July 2, 2012 to vote in the primary election.([http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/VRinfo.htm Information about registering to vote])
  
 
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==2012 Elections==
 
=U.S. House=
 
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::''See also: [[United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2012]]''
 
::''See also: [[United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2012]]''

Revision as of 12:58, 24 April 2012

Georgia

The state of Georgia is holding elections on November 6, 2012.

What's on the Georgia Ballot in 2012
U.S. Senate Defeatedd
U.S. House (14 seats) Approveda
State Executives (2 down-ballot positions) Approveda
State Senate (56 seats) Approveda
State House (180 seats) Approveda
Ballot measures (

3 measure)

Approveda

Eligibility to Vote

Georgia is one of 19 states to use an open primary system. When runoff elections are used, voters must vote in same party's runoff election as they voted for in the first round election. Voters must register to vote by July 2, 2012 to vote in the primary election.(Information about registering to vote)

2012 Elections

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See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2012

Georgia received an additional seat from redistricting. Currently, Republicans hold an 8-5 edge in the 13 Congressional districts.

Members of the U.S. House from Georgia -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 5 5
     Republican Party 8 9
Total 13 14

See also: Georgia state executive official elections, 2012

There are two state executive positions up for election. Voters will elect two members of the Georgia Public Service Commission

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Heading into the election, Republicans maintain partisan control in the state senate.

Georgia State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 20 18
     Republican Party 36 38
Total 56 56


See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Heading into the election, Republicans maintain partisan control in the state house.

Georgia House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 63 60
     Republican Party 114 119
     Independent 1 1
     Vacancy 2 0
Total 180 180

See also: Georgia 2012 ballot measures

The ballot measures certified are: July 31:

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Referendum 1 Taxes Would increase the sales tax in regions that pass the referendum by one-cent. ApprovedaDefeatedd[1]

November 6:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Education Regarding the establishment of public charter schools. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Admin of gov't Gives the State Properties Commission the authority to enter into multiyear lease agreements. Approveda

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