City of Dunwoody General Election
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
The City of Dunwoody will conduct a General Election on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 for the purpose of electing a Mayor and three (3) members of City Council. The position of Mayor is currently held by Denis Shortal. The City Council Posts to be voted on are City Council Post 4 (District 1 at Large), currently held by Terry Nall, City Council Post 5 (District 2 at Large), currently held by Lynn Deutsch, and City Council Post 6 (District 3 at Large), currently held by John Heneghan.
All persons desiring to run for the office of Mayor or City Council shall qualify at City Hall, 4800 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, Georgia 30338, in the office of the City Clerk, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019 and ending at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 (Georgia Code 21-2-132.) The qualifying fee for the office of Mayor is $480.00 (3% of the total gross salary of the preceding year) and the qualifying fee for the office of City Council is $360.00 (3% of the total gross salary of the preceding year.) All qualifying fees shall be paid at the time of qualifying (Georgia Election Code 21-2-131.)
If a runoff election is necessary, the runoff election will be held Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Campaign Disclosures and Financial Information
All elected officials and candidates for office are required to file Campaign Contribution Disclosure Reports or an Affidavit and Financial Disclosure Reports. A Notice of Intent to Accept Campaign Contributions form must be filed by a candidate prior to accepting any campaign contributions.
City Clerk, Sharon Lowery, serves as the Chief Elections Officer for Dunwoody. As Chief Elections Officer, she prepares and has published all election ads, approves the ballot proof, approves the city’s official voter list, accepts notice of candidacy for local office, and prepares for municipal elections in coordination with DeKalb County Elections Divisions. The City of Dunwoody has signed an Intergovernmental Agreement with DeKalb County to provide for the DeKalb County Board of Elections