Georgia 6th congressional district special election 2017 Voting Live

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Georgia 6th congressional district special election 2017

A special election will be held on Tuesday April 18, 2017 to determine the member of the United States House of Representatives for Georgia's 6th congressional district. Republican Incumbent Tom Price resigned from the seat following his appointment and confirmation as the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Trump Administration.

In the special election, all candidates will run on one ballot. If no candidate earns 50% of the vote, a runoff election will be held on June 20, 2017 for the first- and second-place finishers

Georgia's state law requires the Governor of Georgia to call for a special election to be held at least 30 days after a vacancy. Following Price's resignation, Governor Nathan Deal called for the special election to be held on April 18, with a filing window for prospective candidates from February 13 to 15, 2017

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Georgia 6th congressional district special election 2017 Results Live

  1. Jon Ossoff of Democrats and Karen Handel of republican go for a runoff elections on June 20, 2017.
  2. Since no Candidate could procure an absolute majority of 50%, top 2 candidates for a second round in a run off.
  3. In all #democrats 48.9% #republicans 51.0%
  4. DeKalb County, gave Ossoff 58.6%. 100% Counting done
  5. Cobb Gives 41.3% to Ossoff. 100% Counting done
  6. Fulton Gives 47.6% percent to Ossoff, 100% counting done.
Candidate Party Votes Pct.
Jon Ossoff  Democrat Dem. 92,390 48.10%
Karen Handel  Republican Rep. 37,993 19.80%
Bob Gray  Republican Rep. 20,755 10.80%
Dan Moody  Republican Rep. 16,994 8.80%
Judson Hill  Republican Rep. 16,848 8.80%
Kurt Wilson  Republican Rep. 1,812 0.90%
David Abroms  Republican Rep. 1,637 0.90%
Ragin Edwards  Democrat Dem. 502 0.30%
Ron Slotin  Democrat Dem. 488 0.30%
Bruce Levell  Republican Rep. 455 0.20%
Mohammad Ali Bhuiyan  Republican Rep. 414 0.20%
Keith Grawert  Republican Rep. 414 0.20%
Amy Kremer  Republican Rep. 349 0.20%
William Llop  Republican Rep. 326 0.20%
Rebecca Quigg  Democrat Dem. 304 0.20%
Richard Keatley  Democrat Dem. 227 0.10%
Alexander Hernandez  Independent Ind. 121 0.10%
Andre Pollard  Independent Ind. 55 0.00%

Georgia 6th congressional district special election 2017 Results Live By County

County
Ossoff Handel Hill Reported %.
Cobb 41.40% 18.50% 11.9% 100.00%
DeKalb 58.60% 16.60% 5.20% 100.00%
Fulton 47.6% 22.3% 12.1% 100.00%


Georgia 6th congressional district special election 2017 Voting Live 

  1. Some Computer related Voting Problems faced by Voters. Voting till 7 PM.
  2. If no one gets more than 50% of the vote, the top two vote-getters be it of any party will meet in a runoff on June 20. Eleven Republicans and five Democrats are running in the primary.
  3. Bartow County elections officials got number of phone calls and visits from voters, asking if they were allowed to vote.
  4. Georgia’s 6th District is made up of parts of three counties — Cobb, DeKalb and Fulton

  5. If Democrats win this special election then critics might say that this shows anti Trump sentiments amongst people.

  6. Mr. Ossoff raised more than $8.3 million mostly from out-of-state donors.
  7. Early results indicate that nearly 55,000 people in the district turned out in the early voting period.
  8. But the district has 70 %white, 13% Blacks and 11% Asians and 13% Hispanics .Acc to reports.

Voting will take place on 18th April 2017 Morning 7 am onwards.

Georgia 6th congressional district special election 2017 Results

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Georgia 6th congressional district special election 2017 Candidates

Republican Party
David Abroms, businessman
Mohammad Ali Bhuiyan, economist
Keith Grawert, former USAF pilot
Bob Gray, businessman and Johns Creek City Councilman
Karen Handel, former Secretary of State of Georgia, candidate for Governor in 2010 and candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2014
Judson Hill, former State Senator
Bruce LeVell, businessman
Amy Kremer, tea party activist
William Llop, certified public accountant and candidate for GA-11 in 2012 and 2016
Dan Moody, former State Senator
Kurt Wilson, businessman

Democratic Party


Ragin Edwards, sales senior manager
Richard Keatley, college professor and former officer in the Navy
Jon Ossoff, filmmaker and former congressional aide
Rebecca Quigg, physician
Ron Slotin, former State Senator and candidate for GA-04 in 1996


Georgia 6th congressional district special election 2017 Opinion Poll

 

Poll Date(s) Sample Margin of Bob Karen Judson Jon
source administered size error Gray (R) Handel (R) Hill (R) Ossoff (D)
ZPolitics/Clout Research (R) April 14–15, 2017 453 LV ± 4.6% 17.00% 15.00% 10.00% 41.00%
Emerson College April 13–15, 2017 324 LV ± 5.4% 15.00% 17.00% 6.00% 43.00%
WSB/Landmark Communications April 12–13, 2017 500 LV ± 4.2% 9.00% 17.00% 8.00% 45.00%
FOX 5 Atlanta/Opinion Savvy April 13, 2017 437 LV ± 4.6% 11.00% 21.00% 11.00% 42.00%
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