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VACANT, District 6



Fulton County Board of Commissioners set Qualifying Fee for Special Election to fill Commission District 6 Seat

Election Day to fill vacancy will be Tuesday, Sept. 17

ATLANTA – In accordance with Georgia law, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted to approve the qualifying fee for candidates who will seek to fill the unexpired term ending Dec. 31, 2020 of the late Commissioner Emma I. Darnell, District 6. The Election Day to fill this vacancy will be Tuesday, Sept. 17, and, if necessary, the runoff will be Tuesday, Oct. 15.

“While it will be impossible to replace the late Commissioner Darnell, it is important to hold the election to fill the District 6 seat at the earliest opportunity, and I fully expect that an array of candidates will be interested,” said Fulton County Board of Commissioners’ Chairman Robb Pitts. “Until the time that a new Commissioner is elected, it will be my responsibility, along with the late Commissioner’s staff, to ensure that District 6 continues to be represented.”

The qualifying fee to run for this office has been set at $1,050. The qualifying period will be:

Monday, June 24               9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 25               9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 26     9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 27           9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Friday, June 28                     9 a.m. – Noon

Interested District 6 residents are encouraged to visit the following location, during the specified period, to complete the qualifying process:

Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections

Fulton County Government Center – Public Safety Building

130 Peachtree, Street SW, Suite 2186

Atlanta, GA 30303

For more information about the District 6 Special Election, please visit www.fultonelections.com or call 404-612-7020.

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