2020 Georgia Code
Title 21 - Elections
Chapter 2 - Elections and Primaries Generally
Article 4 - Selection and Qualification of Candidates and Presidential Electors
Part 1 - General Provisions


Law reviews.

- For note on the 2001 amendments to this part, see 18 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 96 (2001).

JUDICIAL DECISIONS

Editor's notes.

- In light of the similarity of the statutory provisions, decisions under former Code 1933, § 34A-111 are included in the annotations for this part.

Reservation of power by city as to voter and candidate qualifications.

- Where contract between city and county authorized county to conduct a "valid election" but specifically reserved in city the power to render decisions "concerning the qualifications of electors, candidates and other matters involving factual or legal questions," county board of registration and elections did not have authority to issue a resolution recommending that appellant be disqualified. Campbell v. Fulton County Bd. of Registration & Elections, 249 Ga. 845, 295 S.E.2d 80 (1982) (decided under former Code 1933, § 34A-111).

OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Notice of intention need not be given in advance by write-in candidate in special election. 1969 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 69-59 (decided prior to enactment of O.C.G.A. 21-2-133).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

ALR.

- Construction and application of statutes and ordinances concerning establishment of residency as condition for running for municipal office, 74 A.L.R.6th 209.

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