Monday, August 19, 2019 8:30 am Monday, August 19 - 4:30 pm Wednesday, August 21
Candidate Qualifying Period
8:30 am Monday, August 19 - 4:30 pm Wednesday, August 21
DUNWOODY CANDIDATES LIST
NOVEMBER 5, 2019 GENERAL ELECTION
OFFICE OF MAYOR
CITY COUNCIL, DISTRICT 1, POST 4
CITY COUNCIL, DISTRICT 2, POST 5
Evelyn M. Montgomery
CITY COUNCIL, DISTRICT 3, POST 6
Notice is hereby given that a General Election for the City Dunwoody will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 for the purpose of electing a Mayor and three (3) members of City Council. If a runoff election is necessary, the runoff election would be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. 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.
The qualifying period for the November 5, 2019 General Election will open at 8:30 am on Monday, August 19, 2019 and will close at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The hours of qualifying each day will be 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with one hour allowed for the lunch break (Georgia Election Code 21-2-132). Any person desiring to run for office shall qualify in the Office of the City Clerk by filing a Notice of Candidacy. The qualifying fee for the office Mayor is $480.00 (four hundred eighty dollars), which is 3% of the total gross salary of the preceding year. The qualifying fee for the office of City Council is $360.00 (three hundred sixty dollars), which is 3% of the total gross salary of the preceding year (Georgia Election Code 21-2-131). All qualifying fees shall be paid at the time of qualifying (Georgia Election Code 21-2-131).
The qualifications to run for office include: candidate must be a resident of the City of Dunwoody for a continuous period of at least 12 months immediately prior to the date of the election; candidate must continue to reside in the City of Dunwoody during their period of service; candidate must continue to be registered and qualified to vote in the municipal elections of the City of Dunwoody. In addition, no person will be eligible to serve as a council member representing a council district unless that person has been a resident of the district they seek to represent for a continuous period of at least six months immediately prior to the date of the election and continues to reside in their district during their period of service.
For questions or for more information please contact Sharon Lowery, City Clerk, at 678-382-6711 or Sharon.email@example.com.