2019 Georgia Code
Title 21 - Elections
Chapter 2 - Elections and Primaries Generally
Article 4 - Selection and Qualification of Candidates and Presidential Electors
Part 2 - Political Party and Nonpartisan Primaries
§ 21-2-158. Unopposed candidate failing to receive a single vote

Universal Citation: GA Code § 21-2-158 (2019)

In any general primary where an unopposed candidate is seeking party nomination for a public office, where such candidate's name appears on the primary ballot but such candidate fails to receive a single vote, such candidate shall not be nominated for such public office and such party shall not have a candidate for that public office on the ballot in the ensuing general election.


Code 1981, § 21-2-158, enacted by Ga. L. 2001, Ex. Sess., p. 325, § 4.

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