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2017 General & Special Election Information

2017 General And Special Election Information

NOTICE OF GENERAL AND SPECIAL ELECTIONelection 3

Notice is hereby given that a General Election and a Special Election will be held in the City of Clarkston on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, to elect a Mayor and three (3) Council Members to the Clarkston City Council.  The term of office is four (4) years and the elected officials will be sworn in at the January 2018 meeting of the City Council. Additionally, a Special Election will be held to fill an unexpired term on the City Council; said term expires December 31, 2019. 

Voting will take place at the Clarkston First Baptist Church Family Life Center at 4007 Church Street, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.   Any person who is a resident of the City of Clarkston and who is registered at least thirty (30) days prior to this election with the DeKalb County Board of Registrations and Elections as an elector within the City of Clarkston shall be eligible to vote in this election.  Deadline for voter registration is October 10, 2017.        

Application for absentee ballots may be made by mail or in person to the Absentee Ballot Clerk, DeKalb County Elections Division, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA 30032, 404-298-4020. 

This notice is given pursuant to Chapter 21 of the Official Code of Georgia, as amended, pertaining to municipal elections, this 6th September, 2017.   

Qualified Candidate List for the November 7, 2017 General Election to elect a Mayor and three (3) Council Members to the Clarkston City Council.  The term of office is four (4) years and the elected officials will be sworn in at the January 2018 meeting of the City Council.  Congratulations to all the Candidates.


MAYOR
Beverly H. Burks
Edward "Ted" Terry (I) 

COUNCIL
Yterenickia "YT" Bell
Christopher Busing
Jamie Carroll (I) 
Ahmed M. Hassan (I)
Laura Carol Hopkins
Dean S. Moore (I)
Grant Hassan Salaam
Jennifer Schliestett

Special Election Candidate Qualifying List - November 7

Two Candidates have Qualified for the November 7, 2017 Special Election to elect one (1)  Council Member to fill an expired term thru December 31, 2019. The elected official will be sworn in at the December 2017 meeting of the City Council.   

COUNCIL

Andrea Cervone
Warren Hadlock


Voter Registration Deadline
Tuesday, October 10

Georgians must be registered to vote by Tuesday, October 10 in order to participate in the November 7 municipal election. Additionally, all address changes and other updates have to be submitted by this same deadline to be effective for these elections.

Voters have many options to register to vote or update their information. Since 2014, Georgia voters can register or make changes to their registration using the Secretary of State's Online Voter Registration website (OLVR) by using a driver's license or valid Georgia ID card. Voters can also access OLVR by downloading the "GA SOS" app on their smartphone or by texting "GA" to "2VOTE."

Steps for Voters to Check Registration:

  • Check voter registration status using the Secretary of State Office's "My Voter Page" (MVP).
  • Use OLVR, GA SOS, or text "GA" to "2VOTE" to register to vote or to update your voter registration at registertovote.sos.ga.gov.
  • If you have prepared a paper voter registration application, do not wait until next week. Mail it in as soon as possible. Applications postmarked by Tuesday, October 10 will be processed by the November 7 election.

Advance Voting will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday, October 16 to Friday, November 3 at 4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 300, Decatur, GA 30032-1239.

If you would like to vote by absentee ballot, click here to download absentee ballot application. 

For more  information about registering to vote or voting with an absentee ballot, visit the DeKalb County Voter Registration and Election Website.  

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