Date of Special Election for Atlanta Board of Education District 2 Seat

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Date of Special Municipal Election

September 17, 2019

Municipal general elections in the City of Atlanta are held in odd numbered years and occur every four (2021, 2025, 2029, …) years.

Poll Operating Hours

7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Office(s) and Number of Seats to be Filled

  • Atlanta Board of Education District 2 Seat (1) 

Board of Education Member
As taken from the Charter of the Atlanta Board of Education.

The Atlanta Board of Education (hereinafter referred to as the “board) shall be composed of nine members elected in nonpartisan elections.  Three members shall be elected citywide and six members shall be elected from districts as provided within this Act.  Members of the board shall hold their respective offices for a term of four years and until their respective successors are elected and qualified

(1996 Ga. Laws, page 4371, § 2-101)

 

Sect. 4.5-127. Qualifications

(a)To qualify for election as a board member, a person must:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age
  2. Be a resident of the city and, if seeking to represent a board district, be a resident of the board district from which he or she seeks to qualify and represent for at least one year immediately preceding the date of filing a notice of candidacy to seek office;
  3. Be a qualified elector of the city; and
  4. Not be an employee of the state department of education or a member of the state board of education.

(b)To hold office as a board member, a person must:

  1. Continue to possess the qualifications prescribed in subsection (a) herein;
  2. Continue to reside in the board district from which elected;
  3. Not hold any other elective public offices; and
  4. Not be an employee of the Atlanta Board of Education or any other local board of education.

(1996 Ga. Laws, page 4371, § 2-101)