TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE CITY OF ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that on the seventh (7th) day of November, 2017, a non-partisan general election will be held in the City of Alpharetta, Georgia to elect three (3) members of the City Council (Posts 1,2 and 3) for a full four-year term each. All posts are at-large positions. Those candidates receiving a plurality of the votes cast for any position shall be elected.
The election shall be held at the regular polling places of the City of Alpharetta and the polls will be open from 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. on the date fixed for the election. Advanced voting will be available at Alpharetta Library beginning on Monday October 16th and ending on Friday, November 3rd from 8:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Saturday hours will be from 8:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. and Sunday hours will be 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Those residents who wish to qualify as a candidate in the election shall file a notice of candidacy in the Office of the City Clerk no earlier than 8:30 A.M. on August 21, 2017 and no later than 4:30 P.M. on August 23, 2017, and all candidates for election shall designate, at the time of qualifying, the post for which they are seeking election. All candidates for election to City Council shall pay a qualifying fee of $450.00.
Those residents qualified to vote at the election shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia, and the Charter and Ordinances of the City of Alpharetta. Those residents who have not previously registered shall make application for registration no later than the close of business on October 10, 2017. Residents may make application for registration in person at City Hall or any other Fulton County, Georgia registration location, or in any other manner, and at any other location authorized by the laws of the State of Georgia.
Coty Thigpen, City Clerk
City of Alpharetta, Georgia