Qualifying informational packets are available in our office for anyone who is interested in running for a local office.
Local qualifying for the May 24, 2016 General Primary is March 7-11, 2016 beginning at 9:00am ending at 12:00pm on the 11th. Qualifying information will available on the Secretary of States website and will be updated as Candidates qualify, all Candidates will be entered by noon on March 16th.
The following link will direct you to the Georgia Secretary of States Candidate Qualifying page, Qualifying Candidate Information. This will allow you to view all Candidates who have qualified Federally, State and Locally.
Persons wanting to qualify for any Non Partisan offices will qualify in our office during the above listed dates. Persons wanting to qualify for any Partisan offices will qualify with the according Party Committee.
Qualifying Fees are set by the County and are as follows:
Clerk of Superior Court-----$1,894.94
Board of Commissioners (Districts 1 and 4)-----$454.04
Board of Commissioners (Chairman at Large)-----$499.45
Non Partisan Offices:
Board of Education (Districts 2,3 and 5)-----$72.00