Candidate qualifying for the July 15 general primary will begin Monday, April 28 at 9 a.m. in the Office of Elections and Voter Registration (Room 110 of the Spalding County Courthouse Annex).
The qualifying period ends Friday, May 2 at noon.
Candidates for the following offices will qualify with either the Democratic or Republican party:
— Clerk of Superior Court (currently held by Marcia Norris)
— Sheriff (currently held by Dee Stewart)
— Tax Commissioner (currently held by Sylvia Hollums)
— Coroner (currently held by Sonny Foster)
— County Commissioner District 1 (currently held by Gwen Flowers-Taylor)
— County Commissioner District 3 (currently held by Johnie McDaniel)
— County Commissioner District 4 (currently held by Eddie Freeman)
Local candidates for the Georgia General Assembly and District Attorney must qualify at the State Capitol in Atlanta.
More information on the qualifying process and fees can be obtained by calling the Office of Elections and Voter Registration at 770-467-4245 or by contacting the local Democratic and Republican parties.