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Voters from State House District 21 and Senate Districts 11, 21 & 30, regions that include voters from Cherokee, Decatur, Fulton and Grady counties, among others, head to the polls today to cast ballots for new state representatives.
To prepare for the legislative session that starts January 14, state legislators have begun filing bills and resolutions for consideration.
With the resignations of state senators John Bulloch and Chip Rogers last week, voters from District 11 and District 21 will head back to the polls on January 8 to fill those vacancies. District 21 Representative Sean Jerguson, who is running for his district's now open senate seat, also put in his resignation last week.
In a letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Governor Nathan Deal confirmed on Friday that Georgia will not set up a state health insurance exchange.