Candidates in four of the six Cobb cities have qualified.
Smyrna does not have qualifying this year, and Powder Springs qualifying will end on Aug. 19.
Acworth: Mayor Tommy Allegood and Post 5 Alderman Tim Houston are unopposed. Post 4 Alderman Tim Richardson is opposed by Kimberly Haase.
Austell: Unopposed are Post 1 At Large Councilwoman Melanie Maria Elder and Ward 1 Councilman Marlin Lamar Jr. Ward 3 Councilwoman Meredith L. Adams is running for the post vacated by Randy P. Green.
Kennesaw: Unopposed is Post 3 At Large Councilman Pat Ferris. Post 4 At Large Councilman Chris Henderson (ChrisForKennesaw.com) has competition from Antonio Jones at TonyForKennesaw.com. Since Post 5 At Large Councilman Nimesh Patel will not be running for reelection, new candidates are Jonathan Fred Bothers (jon4kennesaw.com) and Trey Sinclair who provided no campaign website.
Marietta: Mayor Steve Tumlin, who provided no campaign website, is opposed by Marietta Councilwoman Michelle Cooper Kelly at MichelleCooperKelly.com. Unopposed are Ward 1 Councilwoman Cheryl Richardson, Ward 3 Councilman Johnny Walker and Ward 7 Councilman Joseph R. Goldstein. Ward 2 Councilman Grif Chalfant is opposed by John Silvey, with no campaign websites provided by either one. Ward 4 Councilman Andy Morris is opposed by Ted Ferreira, also with no campaign websites provided by either one. Ward 5 Councilman Reginald Maurice Copeland (vote4reggie.com) is facing opposition from M. Carlyle Kent (VoteMCarlyleKent.org) and Cristina Stallworth (VoteCristinaStallworth.com). For Ward 6 left vacant by Kelly’s run for mayor, Andre Sims is running for that post.