Elections & Qualifying

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The city clerk coordinates all elections with the DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections and ensures that the city abides by the Georgia Election Code and Brookhaven City Charter.

General municipal elections are held on the Tuesday next following the first Monday in November in each odd-numbered year (Georgia Election Code 21-2-9 (c). Special elections will be held as needed. The date of the next Municipal Election is Tuesday, November 7, 2017. 

Per the City Charter, the Council has staggered four-year terms.  The terms for Council Districts 2 and 4 will expire at the administration of office of his or her successor elected in the regular election held in November, 2017 as provided in subsection (b) of Section 2.02.  

The qualifying fee for Council District 2 (two) and District 4 (four) is $360.00 which is 3% of the total gross salary of the preceding year (Georgia Election Code 21-2-131 (a) (1) (A).  Each candidate shall file a notice of candidacy in the office of the City Clerk of Brookhaven and must meet the qualifications of the Charter and Code of the City of Brookhaven, as well as all applicable state and constitutional laws.    

The date of the Municipal Election for the Offices of Councilmember of Council Districts  2 (two) and 4 (four) is Tuesday, November 7, 2017. In the event no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast, a Run Off Election shall be held Tuesday, December 5, 2017, between the candidates receiving the two highest number of votes. DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will conduct the November 2017 Election and if any Run-Off Election.  Each candidate shall file a notice of candidacy in the office of the City Clerk of Brookhaven between Wednesday, August 23, 2017 and Friday, August 25, 2017, between the hours of 8:30 am and 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm and 4:30pm. 

Maps may be obtained from the City Website - GIS Map Library.

For voter registration, precinct, and current election information visit www.dekalbvotes.com

DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections (VR&E)

4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 300, Decatur, GA  30032

Phone:  404-298-4020 Fax:  404-298-3038

Email:  Voterreg@dekalbcountyga.gov

Office Hours:  Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM  


Additional Election Information will be provided at a later date.

Contact Information



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