The City of Woodstock holds Municipal General Elections in odd years. Depending on the cycle, the Mayor and three council seats representing wards 1, 3 and 5 or three council seats representing seats 2, 4 and 6 are up for election.
In order to qualify to run for Mayor, candidates must reside within the city limits for one year prior to the date of the election. The Mayor is elected at-large.
In order to qualify to run for a City Council seat, candidate must reside within their ward for one year prior to the date of the election. Council Members are elected at-large.
A qualifying period is announced prior to each election in which candidates must submit certain documentation and qualify for the election with the City Clerk.
Occasionally, the city may call for a special election to fill an empty seat or place a referendum on the ballot. General or Special Municipal Elections are handled by the Cherokee County Board of Elections on behalf of the city.
Additional information on elections and voter registration may be found using the links below.
2023 Qualifying Notice
2021 Election Information
City Code : Elections