Election Candidate Qualifying Information

Elections and Qualifying

The City Clerk coordinates all elections with the DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections and ensures that the City abides by the Georgia Election Code and Stonecrest City Charter.

General municipal elections are held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November in each odd-numbered year (Georgia Election Code 21-2-9 (c). Special elections will be held as needed.

Per the City Charter, the Council has staggered four-year terms. The terms for the Mayor and Council Districts 2 and 4 will expire at the administration of office of his or her successor elected in the General Municipal Election on November 5, 2019 as provided in Section 2.01 of the City Charter.

The qualifying fees for Council Districts 2, 4 and 5 (Special Election) are set at $450 and for Mayor at $600. The fees are 3% of the total gross salary of the preceding year (Georgia Election Code 21-2-131 (a) (1) (A). Qualifying for the November 5, 2019 General Municipal Election will be held at the Stonecrest City Hall, 3120 Stonecrest Boulevard, Stonecrest, GA 30038 on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Thursday, August 22, and Friday, August 23, 2019. The hours of qualifying shall be between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Georgia Election Code 21-2-132 (d)(3). Each candidate shall file a notice of candidacy in the office of the City Clerk of Stonecrest and must meet the qualifications of the Charter and Code of the City of Stonecrest, as well as all applicable state and constitutional laws.

Additional Resources

DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections (VR & E)

4380 Memorial Drive
Suite 300
Decatur, GA 30032

Phone: 404.298.4020
Fax: 404.298.3038

Click here for more details

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Georgia Secretary of State's Election Division

2 MLK Jr. Drive
Floyd West Tower
Suite 802
Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone: 404.656.2871
Fax: 404.463.5231

Click here for more details

Candidate Qualifying Resources

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Megan Reid
City Clerk

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