ATLANTA, Ga – Five Republicans, two Democrats and one independent qualified on Monday in a special election to replace Tom Price in the 6th congressional district.
Price was approved last week to become President Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services secretary.
Dr. Mohammad Ali Bhuiyan, a Republican, said he was first to qualify for the race. Other Republicans included engineer Dan Moody; state Sen. Judson Hill; pilot Keith Grawert; and accountant William Llop.
Marketing executive Ron Slotin and Jon Ossoff, an investigative film executive, qualified as Democrats.
Filmmaker Alexander Hernandez qualified as an independent.
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Qualifying continues through Wednesday, Feb. 15.