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MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION

THE NEXT MUNICIPAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD ON:  NOVEMBER 7, 2017 

MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION

The City of Woodstock will hold our next Municipal General Election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Woodstock Library located at 7735 Main Street, Woodstock, GA  to fill the positions of Mayor (Donnie Henriques, Incumbent); and Council Seats for Ward 1 (Warren Johnson, Incumbent), Ward 3 (Bob Mueller, Incumbent), and Ward 5 (Bud Leonard, Incumbent).  Anyone desiring to run for one of these positions may qualify in the office of the City Clerk (dates/times to be announced in 2017.) The qualifying fee has been set at $270 for Council and $360 for Mayor.  The qualifying fee is non-refundable.

Qualifying Requirements:

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For Council:  Be a resident of the City of Woodstock in the ward in which you are qualifying for one year as of the date of the election.

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For Mayor:  Be a resident of the City of Woodstock for one year as of the date of the election.

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Be a registered voter.

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All public monies must be accounted for.

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Candidate must never have been convicted and sentenced for fraudulent violation of election laws; malfeasance in office; or felony involving moral turpitude or conviction of domestic violence under the laws of this State or any other State of the United States, or that the candidate’s civil rights have been restored and at least ten years have elapsed from the date of completion of the sentence without a subsequent conviction of another felony involving moral turpitude.

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Candidate must complete a Financial Disclosure Statement; Notice of Candidacy; Campaign Committee and/or Campaign Contribution forms.

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Candidate must pay the appropriate qualifying fee or file a pauper’s affidavit. 

Before potential candidates take any campaign contributions they must file with the City Clerk a DOI (Declaration of Intent) to accept such contributions.  All contributions must be accounted for in writing as to who gave the contribution, the amount (no matter how small), the date received and whether it was cash, check or in-kind contribution, otherwise it is an anonymous contribution and is illegal.      

For more information, please contact the City Clerk, Rhonda Pezzello at 770 592-6002 or .

 

 

 

 


Voter Registration

You may register
online. Voter registration forms are also available at the library, high schools and City Hall.  You may also visit the Cherokee County Registration and Elections Office website
, or call (770) 479-0407. 

Android and Apple users can download the "GA Votes" mobile app!  Register to vote, view your precinct information, sample ballots, change of address, election dates and much more!