Qualifying for mayor, city council elections underway


DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Qualifying for municipal races in the Nov 5 general election started Monday and will continue through Aug. 22 at 4:30 p.m.

Dawsonville Mayor Mike Eason was one of the first-day qualifiers. Eason won a special election to finish out the term of former Mayor James Grogan.

Post 1 City Councilman Caleb Phillips also qualified to run for reelection. John Walden qualified in Post 3.

The qualifying fee for Mayor is $279. To qualify for City Council, the fee is $257.

Qualifying is being held at the Dawson County Elections and Registration Office, 6 Academy Ave.


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