Federal Election Commission February 28, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Filing Dates for the Alabama Senate Special Elections
Document Number: 2017-03893
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-28
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Alabama has scheduled special elections to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Senator Jeff Sessions. There are three possible special elections, but only two may be necessary. Primary Election: June 5, 2018. Possible Runoff Election: July 17, 2018. In the event that one candidate does not achieve a majority vote in his/her party's Special Primary Election, the top two vote-getters will participate in a Special Runoff Election. General Election: November 6, 2018.
Filing Dates for the Georgia Special Election in the 6th Congressional District
Document Number: 2017-03892
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-28
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Georgia has scheduled a Special General Election on April 18, 2017, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 6th Congressional District vacated by Representative Tom Price. Under Georgia law, a majority winner in a special election is declared elected. Should no candidate achieve a majority vote, a Special Runoff Election will be held on June 20, 2017, between the top two vote- getters. Political committees participating in the Georgia special elections are required to file pre- and post-election reports. Filing deadlines for these reports are affected by whether one or two elections are held.