Notice 0f Social Circle General/Special Election

Notice is given that a general election shall be held in the City of Social Circle to elect Social Circle Council Members for Districts 1 and 3 and Social Circle City School Board Chairman and Members for Districts 2 and 4.  A special election shall be held to fill a vacancy for Social Circle School Board District 1.

The election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the City of Social Circle Community Room at 138 E. Hightower Trail, Social Circle Georgia.

Pursuant to OCGA 21-2-132, all persons desiring to run for office shall qualify in the office of the City Clerk, (City Hall is open 8:00 am to 4:30 pm weekdays) at 166 N Cherokee Road, Social Circle, Georgia beginning at 8:30 AM on Monday, August 21, 2017 and ending at 4:30 PM on Friday, August 25, 2017.  Those desiring to qualify shall file a Notice of Candidacy and pay a qualifying fee equal to 3% of the annual salary of the office sought.  The qualifying fee for City of Social Circle Council Member District 1 and District 3 is $144.00.  The qualifying fee for Social Circle City School Board Chairman and Members District 1, District 2 and District 4 is $18.00.

Advanced voting will open Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8:00 am and will close at 4:30 pm on Friday, November 3, 2017.  Advanced voting will be held at the Social Circle City Hall located at 166 N Cherokee Road, Social Circle Georgia.  (City Hall, open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm weekdays) Advanced voting shall be conducted during normal business hours on weekdays.

All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to register to vote in the General Election may register to vote through the close of business on October 10, 2017.  Polls will be open from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM on Election Day at 138 E. Hightower Trail, Social Circle Georgia.  If there is a need for a runoff election it will be held on December 5, 2017, at 138 E. Hightower Trail, Social Circle Georgia.

 

Susan M. Roper
Qualifying Officer
City of Social Circle