MILTON, Ga. — Advance voting for the Jan. 7 special election to fill the vacancy in Georgia House District 22 will run through Friday, Jan. 3.
Voting day is Tuesday, Jan. 7.
The seat became vacant after state Rep. Calvin Hill, 66, who was battling leukemia, died Oct. 30.
Georgia House District 22 encompasses parts of Milton, Cherokee and Forsyth counties.
Early voting will be held through Friday, Jan. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Alpharetta Branch Library located at 238 Canton Street. Early voting locations will be closed Jan. 1.
On Tuesday, Jan. 7, polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the following precinct locations:
Birmingham Falls Elementary School, 14865 Birmingham Highway in Milton and at Hopewell Baptist Church 15730 Hopewell Road in Milton.
This is a non-partisan special election and four Republican contenders from Cherokee County are vying for the seat:
Megan Biello, of Canton, a teacher at Creekview High School;
Nate Cochran, of Free Home, an attorney;
Jeff Duncan, of Ball Ground, director of business development; and
Sam Moore, of Ball Ground, a business owner.
If needed, a runoff election has been tentatively set for Tuesday, Feb. 4.
Visit the Secretary of State’s website: www.sos.ga.gov/elections for more information.