Qualifying to Place Name on the Ballot

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Qualify to Place Name on the Ballot

Persons seeking to place their names on the ballot for election shall qualify to fill the aforementioned offices:

Where:

Atlanta City Hall
Office of Municipal Clerk
55 Trinity Avenue SW Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303

 

When:

Monday

July 8, 2019

8:30 a.m. until 4:30 pm EST

 

Tuesday

July 9, 2019

8:30 a.m. until 4:30 pm EST

 

Wednesday

July 10, 2019

8:30 a.m. until 4:30 pm EST


 

 



How:
  Qualifying steps include:

a.)Filing a Notice of Candidacy and Affidavit with the Municipal Clerk/Election Superintendent or her designated agent.

AND

b.)Paying a set qualifying fee to the Municipal Clerk/Election Superintendent or her designated agent for the desired office as follows:

Board of Education Member -  $444.00

OR

c.) Qualifying as a Pauper - Filing a Qualifying Petition and a Pauper’s Affidavit, with the Municipal Clerk/Election Superintendent or designated agent, affirming under oath the candidate’s poverty or inability to pay the qualifying fee as required by O.C.G.A. §21-2-132(h).

OR

Declare Write-In Candidacy

Persons seeking to be a certified Write-In Candidate shall:
a.) File a Notice of Intention of write-in candidacy with the Municipal Clerk/Election Superintendent or her designated agent; and publish such notice in the official gazette of the municipality (Fulton County Daily Report) no earlier than July 8, 2019 and no later than 7 days after regular qualifying period ends (July 17, 2019).

AND

b.) Submit an affidavit stating that the notice has been published including the name of the newspaper and date of publication not later than the 5th day after the deadline of filing and publishing such notice (July 22, 2019).