Editor’s note: This sample ballot is an aggregate of the various sample ballots voters will see at their precincts. Ballots vary according to district.

For Governor

• Brian Kemp (R)

• Stacey Abrams (D)

• Ted Metz (L)

For Lt. Governor

• Geoff Duncan (R)

• Sarah Riggs Amico (D)

For Secretary of State

• Brad Raffensperger (R)

• John Barrow (D)

• Smythe Duval (L)

For Attorney General

• Chris Carr (R)(I)

• Charlie Bailey (D)

For Commissioner of Agriculture

• Gary Black (R)(I)

• Fred Swann (D)

For Commissioner of Insurance

• Jim Beck (R)

• Janice Laws (D)

• Donnie Foster (L)

For State School Superintendent

• Richard Woods (R)(I)

• Otha E. Thornton Jr. (D)

For Commissioner of Labor

• Mark Butler (R)(I)

• Richard Keatley (D)

For Public Service Commissioner

(To succeed Chuck Eaton)

• Chuck Eaton (R)(I)

• Lindy Miller (D)

• Ryan Graham (L)

For Public Service Commissioner

(to succeed Tricia Pridemore)

• Tricia Pridemore (R)(I)

• Dawn Randolph (D)

• John Turpish (L)

For First District U.S. Representative

• Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R)(I)

• Lisa M. Ring (D)

For Third District State Senator

• William T. Ligon Jr. (R)(I)

• Jerrold Dagen (D)

For 167th District State Representative

• Jeff Jones (R)(I)

• Cedric Z. King (D)

For 179th District State Represerntative

• Don Hogan (R)(I)

• Julie Jordan (D)

Glynn County Commission At-Large Post 1

• David O’Quinn (R)

• Julian “Puddy” Smith (D)

Glynn County Commission District 3

• Wayne Neal (R)

• Barbara Baisden (D)

Glynn County Commission District 4

• Bill Brunson (R)

Glynn County Board of Education At-Large Post 1

• Mike Hulsey (R)(I)

• Markisha Butler (D)

Glynn County Board of Education District 2

• Eaddy Sams (R)

• Sharon Robinson (D)

Glynn County Board of Education District 4

• Hank Yeargan (R)(I)

• Regina Johnson (D)

Proposed Constitutional Amendments

1. Creates the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund to protect water quality, wildlife habitat, and parks.

House Resolution No. 238

Resolution Act No. 414

Ga. L. 2018, p. 1138

“Without increasing the current state sales tax rate, shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to create the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund to conserve lands that protect drinking water sources and the water quality of rivers, lakes, and streams; to protect and conserve forests, fish, wildlife habitats, and state and local parks; and to provide opportunities for our children and families to play and enjoy the outdoors, by dedicating, subject to full public disclosure, up to 80 percent of the existing sales tax collected by sporting goods stores to such purposes without increasing the current state sales tax rate?”

• Yes

• No

2. Creates a state-wide business court to lower costs, enhance efficiency, and promote predictable judicial outcomes.

House Resolution No. 993

Resolution Act No. 410

Ga. L. 2018, p. 1130

“Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to create a state-wide business court, authorize superior court business court divisions, and allow for the appointment process for statewide business court judges in order to lower costs, improve the efficiency of all courts, and promote predictability of judicial outcomes in certain complex business disputes for the benefit of all citizens of this state?”

• Yes

• No

3. Encourages the conservation, sustainability, and longevity of Georgia’s working forests through tax subclassification and grants.

House Resolution No. 51

Resolution Act No. 297

Ga. L. 2018, p. 1127

“Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to revise provisions related to the subclassification for tax purposes of and the prescribed methodology for establishing the value of forest land conservation use property and related assistance grants, to provide that assistance grants related to forest land conservation use property may be increased by general law for a five-year period and that up to 5 percent of assistance grants may be deducted and retained by the state revenue commissioner to provide for certain state administrative costs, and to provide for the subclassification of qualified timberland property for ad valorem taxation purposes?”

• Yes

• No

4. Provides rights for victims of crime in the judicial process.

Senate Resolution No. 146

Resolution Act No. 467

Ga. L. 2018, p. 1139

“Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide certain rights to victims against whom a crime has allegedly been perpetrated and allow victims to assert such rights?”

• Yes

• No

5. Authorizes fair allocation of sales tax proceeds to county and city school districts.

Senate Resolution No. 95

Resolution Act No. 278

Ga. L. 2017, p. 857

“Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to authorize a referendum for a sales and use tax for education by a county school district or an independent school district or districts within the county having a majority of the students enrolled within the county and to provide that the proceeds are distributed on a per student basis among all the school systems unless an agreement is reached among such school systems for a different distribution?”

• Yes

• No

Proposed Statewide Referenda

A. Provides for a homestead exemption for residents of certain municipal corporations.

House Bill No. 820

Act No. 346

Ga. L. 2018, p. 235

“Do you approve a new homestead exemption in a municipal corporation that is located in more than one county, that levies a sales tax for the purposes of a metropolitan area system of public transportation, and that has within its boundaries an independent school system, from ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes in the amount of the difference between the current year assessed value of a home and the adjusted base year value, provided that the lowest base year value will be adjusted yearly by 2.6 percent?”

• Yes

• No

B. Provides a tax exemption for certain homes for the mentally disabled.

House Bill No. 196

Act No. 25

Ga. L. 2017, p. 55

“Shall the Act be approved which provides an exemption from ad valorem taxes on nonprofit homes for the mentally disabled if they include business corporations in

the ownership structure for financing purposes?”

• Yes

• No

Special Election

Glynn County

1. Glynn County Sunday Brunch Alcohol Sales

(Vote for One)

Shall the governing authority of Glynn County be authorized to permit and regulate Sunday sales of distilled spirits or alcoholic beverages for beverage purposes by the drink from 11:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.?

• Yes

• No

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