Q.When is qualifying?
A. Qualifying for Nonpartisan Candidates City of Villa Rica:
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 through Friday, July 22, 2016. Hours of operation: 8:30-5:00.
Qualifying for Nonpartisan Candidates City of Whitesburg:
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 through Friday, July 22, 2016. Hours of operation 8:30-5:00.
Q.Where will qualifying be conducted?
A. Qualifying for Nonpartisan Candidates will be conducted at the following site:
Carroll County Administration Building
Lower Level Elections Lobby, Room 302
423 College Street
Carrollton, GA 30117
Q. What are the qualifying fees?
A. City of Villa Rica: Mayor = $90 and City Council Ward 4 = $72.
City of Whitesburg: City Council Post 4 = $36.
Q.What method of payment can I use to pay my qualifying fees?
A. Check or exact cash amount only. Please remember if your check is returned for insufficient funds you will be automatically disqualified.
Q. What will I need to bring with me to qualify?
A. Valid identification for notary purposes. Nonpartisan Candidates may also bring a completed Notice of Candidacy & Affidavit, this form will also be provided to you at the time of qualify for office. You will also need to bring your qualifying fee.
Q. Can someone submit by declaration or notice of candidacy on my behalf?
A. Yes, the Official Code of Georgia (O.C.G.A. 21-2-132 and 21-2-153) allows for the candidate or their agent to submit the declaration or notice of candidacy. If your agent is submitting the form on your behalf, it must be completed in its entirety and include the notarized original signature.