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How often are Georgia state representatives chosen?

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Georgia voters elect all 180 members of the Georgia House of Representatives every two years, with elections occurring in November of each even-numbered year. Article III, section 5 of the Georgia Constitution establishes the two-year terms.

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Individual districts in the state occasionally hold special elections in odd-numbered years to replace state representatives who do not serve their full terms. Voters also elect all 56 members of the Georgia Senate for two-year terms in November of even-numbered years.

Though voters elect the entire Georgia State Assembly on a single day, many candidates do not face competitive races. In 2014, there were only 33 districts with two major party candidates running and only five districts with a margin of victory below 10 percent.

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