Three City Council seats in Woodstock will be up for election in November, and the qualifying period for prospective candidates begins Monday, Aug. 19. AJC FILE

Woodstock sets qualifying dates for City Council election

The qualifying period will begin next Monday in Woodstock for persons interested in running for three City Council seats in the Nov. 5 municipal election.

According to a city announcement, qualifying will take place in the office of the city clerk at the Woodstock Annex, 12453 Highway 92, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19; and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, and Wednesday, Aug. 21. The qualifying fee is $342.

Seats up for election are for Council Member Ward 2 (David Potts, incumbent); Ward 4 (Tracy Collins, incumbent); and Ward 6 (Rob Usher, incumbent). Candidates run by ward but are elected at-large by majority vote, the city said.

A runoff election, if necessary, will be held Dec. 3. Information: City Clerk Rhonda Pezzello, 770-592-6002 or rpezzello@woodstockga.gov or https://bit.ly/2YVTdOt

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