Canton sets city election qualifying

The city of Canton has set qualifying for the Nov. 3 municipal election for next week.

Candidates can file paperwork from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 at the Canton city clerk’s office at city hall, 151 Elizabeth St. Voters will choose a mayor and three council members, in Wards 1, 2, and 3.

The qualifying fee is $300 for anyone interested in the mayor’s race, and $240 for council members. In addition, candidates must be at least 21, a registered voter and should be a resident of the ward from which they wish to be elected for at least six months prior to the vote, although they are elected to represent the city at large.

Information: susans@canton-georgia.com

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