Qualifying for Hiawassee City Council election begins August 16

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HIAWASSEE, Ga – City of Hiawassee qualifying for the upcoming election begins on Monday, August 16, and runs through Friday, August 20 at City Hall.

The offices up for election in November are Mayor, Councilmember Post 1 and Councilmember Post 2.

The cost associated to qualify and be placed on the ballot for those offices are as follows:

  • Mayor – $708.00
  • City Councilman, Post 1 – $102.00
  • City Councilman, Post 2 – $102.00

Anyone interested in running for city council can turn in their paperwork and qualifying fee at City Hall from Monday, August 16 to Friday, August 20 from 8:30 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. The office is closed from 1:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

Payment of qualifying fees may be made by check, cash, money order, or cashier’s check.

Qualifying packets are currently available at City Hall.

The election will be held on November 2, 2021. Anyone interested in voting in the municipal election which also has a package store measure on the ballot, has until October 4, 2021, to register at the Towns County Board of Elections and Registration.

Advance (Early) Voting begins on October 11, 2021 and ends on October 29th, 2021. Advance Voting will be held at the office of the Towns County Board of Elections and Registration from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. including two Saturdays, October 16th, 2021, and October 23rd, 2021.

The election will abide by the new integrity laws passed earlier this year by the governor and general assembly.

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