Senator Jack Hill

Five Qualified for Senate District 4 Special Election

Update 4/15/20 1:30 PM – The sudden death of Georgia State Senator Jack Hill has created the need for a special election to fill his unexpired Senate term which ends in December 2020.  The 2020 General Assembly session is still in session ,but on recess due to COVID-19.   There will be another election in November to fill the full two year term.

Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger, announced that a special election will be held on June 9 in the parts of Bulloch, Candler, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, and Tattnall counties that comprise Georgia State Senate District 4. A run-off, if needed, will be held on August 11.

Qualifying for the special election will be held in the Elections Division of the Office of Secretary of State, 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE, West Tower Suite 802, Atlanta. The dates and hours of qualifying began Monday, April 13 beginning at 9 a.m. and ended at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 14 beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m., and Wednesday, April 15 beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m. The qualifying fee is $400.

Monday, May 11 is the last day to register to vote for all persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to vote in the special election.

According to the Secretary of State as of 1:30 PM Tuesday, five people had qualified for the election.  Dr. Scott Bholke, a family practice doctor in Brooklet, Billy Hickman, a CPA in Statesboro, Kathy Palmer an attorney and retiring Superior Court Judge from Swainsboro, Neil Singleton, retired from Collins, GA and Jared Sammons, in the legal profession from Adrian, GA.

 

STATE SENATOR, DISTRICT 4 (TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM)
SCOTT BOHLKE
BROOKLET GA 30415

Scott Bohlke

PARTY: REPUBLICAN
INCUMBENT: NO
OCCUPATION: PHYSICIAN
QUALIFIED DATE: 04/13/2020
WEBSITE: scottbohlke.com
BILLY HICKMAN
Statesboro, GA

PARTY: REPUBLICAN
INCUMBENT: NO
OCCUPATION: CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (CPA)
QUALIFIED DATE: 04/13/2020
KATHY PALMER
SWAINSBORO GA 30401 – 5532

PARTY: REPUBLICAN
INCUMBENT: NO
OCCUPATION: ATTORNEY
QUALIFIED DATE: 04/13/2020
NEIL SINGLETON
COLLINS GA 30421
PARTY: REPUBLICAN
INCUMBENT: NO
OCCUPATION: RETIRED
QUALIFIED DATE: 04/14/2020
WEBSITE: www.neilforgasenate.com
STEPHEN JARED SAMMONS
Adrian, GA

Jared Sammons

PARTY: INDEPENDENT
INCUMBENT: NO
OCCUPATION: LEGAL
QUALIFIED DATE: 04/14/2020



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