AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Voters will grace the polls again in December for a special election.

On December 20th, a special election will be held to fill the seat for the late Georgia State Representative, Henry Howard.

He was on the November ballot running unopposed.

Howard was laid to rest October 20th following his battle with an illness.

He represented district 129.

Now there are several people throwing their hat in the ring for the seat.

The following candidates will be on the December ballot: