Elections and Voting

Mayor and six council members will serve a four-year term of office. To be eligible to serve as Mayor or Council member, candidates must be a resident of the city for a period of one year immediately prior to the date of the election and continue to reside within the city during the period of service.

Qualifications to run for Mayor or City council for the City of Dahlonega are as follows:

  • Must be a registered and qualified City of Dahlonega Voter.
  •  Shall be a resident of the City of Dahlonega for a period of one year immediately prior to the date of the election of Mayor or Council.
  • Shall continue to reside in the City of Dahlonega during their term of office.
  • Must meet the qualification standards required for members of the Georgia House of Representatives as are now or may in the future be prescribed by the Georgia constitution.

The City of Dahlonega Charter, which also outlines these requirements.

http://www.lumpkincounty.gov/183/Elections-Registration

Elections News

Qualifying Information

The City of Dahlonega will hold a Municipal General Election on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, from7:00 am to 7:00 pm to fill the Mayor and…

Documents

2021 General Municipal Election Qualifying Fees
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2019 Lumpkin County Municipal Election Results
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Declaration of Candidacy – Election 2019
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Public Notice 2019 Election Qualifying Fees
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2017 Lumpkin County Election Results
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City of Dahlonega Election Qualifying Fee Notice January 2017
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Unnofficial Election Summary Report
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Declaration of Candidacy 2017
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Election Information – 2011 Calendear of Events
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