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Candidate Qualifying 2017


NOTE:  Qualifying Form (2 Pages)  will need to be printed on Legal Size Paper.

Notice is hereby given that a General Election for the City of Clarkston will be held 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.

Voting will take place at the Clarkston First Baptist Church Family Life Center is 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.        

Persons wishing to qualify for this election may file a Notice of Candidacy with the Municipal Election Superintendent at Clarkston City Hall Annex, 1055 Rowland Street, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning on Monday, August 21, 2017 to Friday, August 25, 2017.  The Qualifying fee for Mayor is $195 and council is $105.

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 1st day of Agust  2017.   

Tracy Ashby, City Clerk and Municipal Election Superintendent

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