Qualifying Begins This Week for South Fulton Special Election

Qualifying for South Fulton’s Municipal Special Election for District 7 begins Wednesday, Aug. 17. The election is being held to fill the unexpired term of former Councilmember Mark Baker who resigned to run for U.S. Congress.

Qualifying runs 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 19. Potential candidates should contact the City Clerk for qualification materials via phone, email or by visiting City Hall, 5440 Fulton Industrial Blvd.

The qualifying fee is $830.28. Acceptable forms of payment are certified check, money order or credit card. Under Georgia law, a candidate may file a pauper’s affidavit in lieu of paying the required fee. A qualifying petition and pauper’s affidavit are required.

Additional information is available on the city’s website.

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