Want to Run for Alpharetta City Council or Mayor? Here's How

Want to Run for Alpharetta City Council or Mayor? Here’s How


The Gist: Candidates in Alpharetta now have the opportunity to file their qualifying papers to run for Mayor or one of the three City Council seats. The qualifying dates are set for August 21, 22, and 23, during which candidates must file their notice of candidacy between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM at the Office of the City Clerk.

By The Numbers:

  • Qualifying dates: August 21, 22, and 23
  • Qualifying fee for Mayor: $900
  • Qualifying fee for City Council: $450
  • Council Posts on the ballot: 4, 5, and 6

Why It Matters: The elections in Alpharetta present an opportunity for residents to participate in shaping the future of their city. By running for Mayor or City Council, individuals can contribute to local decision-making and represent the interests of the community.

What’s Next?: Those who are considering running for office in Alpharetta should make note of the qualifying dates and familiarize themselves with the city’s Charter requirements. To obtain more information and access the candidate qualifying packet, interested individuals are encouraged to visit the official website of the City of Alpharetta at alpharetta.ga.us/government/voting-elections/running-for-office.

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