2020 Georgia Code
Title 21 - Elections
Chapter 2 - Elections and Primaries Generally
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 21-2-7. Eligibility of Subversive Persons for Nomination or Election to Public Office

Universal Citation: GA Code § 21-2-7 (2020)

No person who has been adjudged a "subversive person," as defined in Part 2 of Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 16, the "Sedition and Subversive Activities Act of 1953," shall be nominated or elected in accordance with this chapter.

(Code 1933, § 34-106, enacted by Ga. L. 1964, Ex. Sess., p. 26, § 1; Ga. L. 1998, p. 295, § 1.)

Cross references.

- Persons not eligible to hold office, Ga. Const. 1983, Art. II, Sec. II, Para. III.

Ineligibility of subversive persons to hold office or position in government, § 16-11-12.

Eligibility and qualifications of persons for public office generally, T. 45, C. 2.

Loyalty oath for state officers and employees, § 45-3-11 et seq.


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 26 Am. Jur. 2d, Elections, § 250 et seq. 70 Am. Jur. 2d, Sedition, Subversive Activities, and Treason, § 2 et seq.


- 29 C.J.S., Elections, §§ 234, 235.


- Validity of legislation directed against political, social, or industrial propaganda deemed to be of a dangerous tendency, 73 A.L.R. 1494.

Political principles or affiliations as ground for refusal of government officials to file certificate of nomination or take other steps necessary to representation of party or candidate upon official ticket, 130 A.L.R. 1471.

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