Notice Of Special Election November 3, 2020: Qualifying Requirements And Registration

Notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held in the City of Clarkston on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, to fill the unexpired term of the Mayor; said term expires December 31, 2021.  

Voting will take place at the two precincts: Clarkston First Baptist Church Family Life Center at 4007 Church Street, and the Clarkston Community Center at 3701 College Ave, 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 5, 2020.         

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. daily, beginning on Monday, August 10, 2020 to Wednesday, August 12, 2020.  The Qualifying fee for Mayor is $450.

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 July 1, 2020.    

Tracy Ashby, City Clerk and Municipal Election Superintendent