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
- § 21-2-130. Procedures for Qualification of Candidates Generally
- § 21-2-131. Fixing and Publishing of Qualification Fees; Manner of Payment; Distribution of Fees Paid
- § 21-2-132. Filing Notice of Candidacy, Nomination Petition, and Affidavit; Payment of Qualifying Fee; Pauper's Affidavit and Qualifying Petition for Exemption From Qualifying Fee; Military Service
- § 21-2-132.1. Certification of Presidential Electors for Independent Candidate for President or Vice President of the United States; Qualification
- § 21-2-133. Giving Notice of Intent of Write-in Candidacy; Filing of Affidavit; Limitations on Candidacy; Certification of Candidates
- § 21-2-134. Withdrawal, Death, or Disqualification of Candidate for Office; Return of Qualifying Fee; Nomination Certificate
- § 21-2-135. Designation of Specific Office Sought Where Office Has Multiple Officeholders With Same Title
- § 21-2-136. Restriction on Number of Offices for Which an Individual May Be Nominated or Be a Candidate at Any One Election
- § 21-2-137. Qualifying With Two Political Parties; Qualifying as Independent or Political Body Candidate and as Political Party Candidate
- § 21-2-138. Nonpartisan Elections for Judicial Offices
- § 21-2-139. Nonpartisan Elections Authorized; Conduct
- § 21-2-140. Mandatory Drug Testing for Candidates
- For note on the 2001 amendments to this part, see 18 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 96 (2001).
- 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).
- Construction and application of statutes and ordinances concerning establishment of residency as condition for running for municipal office, 74 A.L.R.6th 209.