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Georgia House of Representatives District 34, District 156 special elections set for June 15

Election officials have scheduled special elections for the District 34 and District 156 seats in the Georgia House of Representatives for June 15, 2021. The District 34 seat became vacant after Bert Reeves (R) resigned on April 30 to become Georgia Institute of Technology’s vice president of university relations. The District 156 seat became vacant after Greg Morris (R) was appointed to the Georgia State Transportation Board on March 25. There are no party primaries. If no candidate receives a majority of the special election vote, runoff elections will be held on July 13. The filing deadline is on May 7.



Alabama House of Representatives District 78 special election set for Sept. 7, 2021

Election officials have scheduled a special election for the District 78 seat in the Alabama House of Representatives on Sept. 7, 2021. The seat became vacant after Kirk Hatcher (D) was elected to the Alabama State Senate on March 2. The primary is on May 25. If no candidate wins a majority of the primary vote, primary runoffs are scheduled for June 22. The filing deadline is on March 23.