PUBLIC NOTICE FOR MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION FOR THE CITY OF CALHOUN

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. 21-2-132 and O.C.G.A. 21-2-9 (b) a municipal general election will be held for the City of Calhoun on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at the Calhoun Recreation Department located at 601 River Street, Calhoun, Georgia from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Qualifying for the municipal general election shall be held at the Calhoun City Hall located at 226 S. Wall Street, Calhoun, Georgia, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019 and ending at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.  Those positions that are up for election are:

Mayor-Incumbent, James F. Palmer-Qualifying Fee $432.00

Council Post #1-Incumbent, Jackie Palazzolo-Qualifying Fee $252.00
Council Post #2-Incumbent, Al Edwards-Qualifying Fee $252.00

School Board Post #4-Incumbent, Eddie Reeves-Qualifying Fee $1.00
School Board Post #5-Incumbent, Tony Swink-Qualifying Fee $1.00

Early voting will begin and absentee ballots will be available at the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office on Monday, October 14, 2019.  Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  The last day to cast your ballot early or to request an absentee ballot is Friday, November 1, 2019.  The Gordon County Board of Elections Office is located in the Gordon County Government Plaza, 215 N. Wall Street, Calhoun, Georgia. 

The last day to register to vote for the municipal general election is Monday, October 7, 2019.  Registration is available at the Gordon County Board of Elections Office, City Hall or other locations as required by Georgia Law.

Submitted by:
Shea Hicks
Municipal Elections Superintendent