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2017 State Bar of Georgia Election Information

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2017 State Bar of Georgia Election

The following information is intended to assist members of the State Bar of Georgia in voting for contested races. Members may vote online or by paper ballot (which will be mailed Monday, March 27). Voting opens Monday, March 27 and the deadline for casting a ballot is April 28 at 11:59 p.m., EDT. Results will be available by May 12. Candidate information for contested races appear as hyperlinks for the candidates. Simply click on the candidate's name to learn more.

In order to vote online, you must log in to your State Bar member account at www.gabar.org with your regular username and password. (If you need assistance logging in to your member account, please contact Membership at membership@gabar.org or 404-527-8777). For any other voting-related issues (did not receive your ballot, difficulty with your ballot, incorrect ballot, etc.), please contact Survey & Ballot Systems by email at support@directvote.net or call 1-866-909-3549.

Sample Ballots

To assist you in voting for the candidate of your choice, we have provided sample ballots for the circuits and statewide offices with contested races. We hope this is useful and encourage you to vote.

Officers
State Bar of Georgia Secretary
YLD Secretary

Circuits
Alapaha Circuit, Post 1
Coweta Circuit, Post 2
Out-of-State, Post 1
Rome Circuit, Post 1
Southern Circuit, Post 2

Contested Races

State Bar of Georgia Secretary (click on candidate's name to view their bio)
Dawn M. Jones, Atlanta
Michael Brian Terry, Atlanta

YLD Secretary (click on candidate's name to view their bio)
Ronald Edward "Ron" Daniels, Perry
Norbert Daniel "Bert" Hummel IV, Marietta

BOG - Alapaha Circuit, Post 1 (click on candidate's name to view their bio)
Larry Michael "Mickey" Johnson, Nashville
Justin Daniel Studstill, Lakeland

BOG - Coweta Circuit, Post 2 (click on candidate's name to view their bio)
Amy Beth Godfrey, Newnan
Jason W. Swindle, Carrollton

BOG - Out-of-State, Post 1 (click on candidate's name to view their bio)
Stephanie Kirijan Cooper, Birmingham, Ala.
Tracy Ann Myers, Leesburg, Va.

BOG - Rome Circuit, Post 1 (click on candidate's name to view their bio)
Wesley Jordan Knight, Rome
Christopher Paul Twyman, Rome

BOG - Southern Circuit, Post 2 (click on candidate's name to view their bio)
Laverne Lewis Gaskins, Valdosta

Robert Allen Plumb Jr., Valdosta

Additional Information

General Information
2017 Board of Governors Candidate Listing

BOG Members
View the list of current Board of Governors' members.

2016-17 State Bar of Georgia Officers
President - Patrick T. O'Connor, Savannah
President-Elect - Brian D. "Buck" Rogers, Atlanta
Treasurer - Kenneth B. Hodges III, Albany
Secretary - Darrell L. Sutton, Marietta
Immediate Past President - Robert J. "Bob" Kauffman, Douglasville