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Secretary of State launches real time state

Press Release

ATLANTA– Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced today that qualifying information for Statewide, State House and Senate, and U.S. House and Senate candidates for the July 20, 2010 General Primaries will be updated in real time on the Secretary of State's website (http://www.sos.ga.gov). Political Party qualifying will be conducted in the Georgia State Capitol from Monday, April 26 through Thursday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Friday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to Noon.

 

"It is important that we provide candidate qualifying information as quickly and accurately as possible, so Georgia voters can immediately know who is running to represent them in public office," said Secretary Kemp. "We thank the political parties for working with the Secretary of State's office to develop and implement this critical e-government solution."

 

For additional information on political party qualifying, please contact the Georgia Republican Party at www.gagop.org, or the Democratic Party of Georgia at www.democraticpartyofgeorgia.org.

 

Brian Kemp was sworn in as Secretary of State in January 2010. Among the office's wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting efficient and secure elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders. The office also oversees the Georgia Archives and the Capitol Museum.

 

Source:Director of Media Relations

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