Qualifying begins Monday for Lawrenceville elections

Qualifying for municipal elections in Lawrenceville begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday and ends at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 4 in the office of the city clerk, on the fourth floor of Lawrenceville City Hall, 70 South Clayton Street to elect a mayor and two members of the city council. Candidates must pay a qualifying fee of $288 for the office of mayor and $216 for the office of city council member.

Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson and Council Members Marie Beiser and Tony Powell currently occupy council positions for this election. The election will be held 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3. If required, a run-off will be Dec. 1. Residents interested in voting in the election who are not now registered as a qualified voter must register to vote no later than the close of business on Oct. 5.

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