Candidate’s membership on State Transportation Board did not disqualify him from running for State Senate.

Topic: Elections, Decided by Judge Walker 
Docket Number: 1238687 , Decision Date: 2012-07-11 
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Neither the Georgia Constitution, nor state election law, prohibited Respondent, a member of the State Transportation Board (STB), from seeking office in Senate District 21.  The reimbursement Respondent received pursuant to STB Membership did not constitute “emoluments” that would disqualify him from candidacy.