Candidates Qualify for State Senate District 43


(APN) ATLANTA — Qualifying has been completed for the Special Election for the State Senate District 43, the seat held by State Sen. Ronald Ramsey (D-Lithonia).  Ramsey has been appointed to a new judge position in DeKalb County, as part of the new State Court Traffic Division.


The special election for State Senate District 43 will occur in portions of DeKalb, Newton, and Rockdale Counties.


The election is a non-partisan, special election with no party primary. However, each candidate’s party affiliation, if any, will be listed on the ballot.  Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 03, 2015.  A run-off election, if needed, will be held Tuesday, December 8, 2015.  The voter registration deadline for both special elections is Monday, October 5, 2015.


The candidates are as follows:


Diana Adoma

Party Affiliation: Republican

Post Office Box 333

Conyers, Georgia 30012


Tonya P. Anderson

Party Affiliation: Democratic

Post Office Box 1026

Lithonia, Georgia 30013


Marcus Jordan

Party Affiliation: Democratic

Post Office Box 1126

Covington, Georgia 30015


William “Bill” Kennedy

Party Affiliation: Republican


Angela Moore

Party Affiliation: Non-Partisan

Post Office Box 216

Lithonia, Georgia 30058


Sharon Griffin Sawyer

Party Affiliation: Democratic

1123 Monticello Street

Suite 19

Covington, Georgia 30094


Rodney Upton

Party Affiliation: Democratic

876 A Davis Drive

Conyers, Georgia 30094


Janice Frey Van Ness

Party Affiliation: Republican

2731 Pitlochry Street SW

Conyers, Georgia 30094


Sherri L. Washington

Party Affiliation: Democratic

1253 Commercial Drive

Suite A

Conyers, Georgia 30094


Stan Williams

Party Affiliation: Democratic

2808 Clearwater Terrace SE

Conyers, Georgia 30013



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