Notice of Election and Qualification of Candidates

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 21-2-132, notice is hereby given that a Municipal General Election for the City of Gordon, Georgia will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2015 to elect 3 city council members.  The new four-year terms will begin January 1, 2016.  Candidates will run at large and those three candidates receiving the highest number of votes will be deemed elected for the city council.  Qualifying for each council seat will begin the last Monday in August, August 31, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. and will end Friday September 4, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall.  The qualifying fee has been set by the city council at $108.00.  Information may be obtained from the city clerk regarding qualifying requirements.

Only those residents of Gordon who are registered city voters are eligible to vote in this election.  The registration deadline is October 5, 2015.  Voter registration applications are available at the Gordon City Hall, the county elections office, and online at sos.ga.gov.  The election will be held at the Ramah voting precinct located at 108 Elam Street.  The poll will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.