NOTICE OF CITY OF NORCROSS GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 21-2-1 et. seq. and all other applicable Georgia laws, please be advised that on November 2, 2021, a general municipal election will be held in the City of Norcross, Georgia, at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of said City for their determination the expired terms of the Mayor held by Craig Newton and Council held by Matt Myers and Bruce Gaynor.
Those interested in qualifying for said offices should be advised that the respective qualification period shall run from Monday, August 16, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. through Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Individuals intending to qualify shall complete a qualifying packet and remit the sum of $310.50 for Mayor and $243.00 for Councilmember.
The voter registration deadline to vote in this election shall close on Monday, October 4, 2021. Any person who is presently registered as a voter in said City but who now resides outside the city limits is not eligible to vote in said election. All qualified electors of the City of Norcross, Georgia, are urged to participate. Those qualified to vote at said election shall be determined in all respects in accordance and in conformity with the laws of the State of Georgia. Information on voter registration may be obtained through the Chief Registrar of Gwinnett County, Georgia.
The election shall be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Norcross City Hall, 65 Lawrenceville Street, 2nd Floor Community Room, Norcross, Georgia. All duly qualified electors of the City of Norcross are urged to participate. Those qualified to vote at said election shall be determined in all respects in accordance and in conformity with the laws of the State of Georgia.
ADVANCE VOTING will be from Tuesday, October 12, 2021, through Friday, October 29, 2021, and Saturday, October 16 and 23, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at NORCROSS City Hall, 65 Lawrenceville Street NORCROSS, GA 30071. To request an application for an ABSENTEE BALLOT, you may call 678-421-2035 or download a copy from our website here. The city shall utilize the ICP Optic Scanning (OS) System to record and tabulate the respective votes. Absentee Ballots received by mail to be tabulated manually. In accordance with the current City Charter, the successful candidate(s) will be determined by a majority of votes.
This and all City of Norcross elections is governed by the Municipal Election Code of the State of Georgia, and the City Charter. A copy of the ordinance and/or resolution calling for the election is on file, together with other relevant documents for inspection at the City Clerk’s office, 65 Lawrenceville Street, Norcross, Georgia 30071, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For additional information, contact the City Clerk’s office at 678-421-2035. Information on voter registration may be obtained through the Chief Registrar of Gwinnett County, Georgia.
Notice of Candidate Qualifying for Municipal General Election
Notice is hereby given that a Municipal General Election for the City of Norcross will be held on November 2, 2021 for the Mayor’s seat and two (2) council members. The city will utilize paper ballots to tabulate the respective votes. Qualifying for this election will be held on the following dates and location listed below:
Candidate Qualifying Dates: Monday, August 16, 2021 - Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Candidate Qualifying Times: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Norcross City Hall – 65 Lawrenceville Street, Norcross, GA 30071
Candidate Qualifying fee will be $310.50 for the Mayor’s seat $243.00 for the Council Member seat.
To be eligible to qualify as a candidate one must please return the following:
Notice of Candidacy and Affidavit (2 pages) (required to qualify)
Poll Watcher Confirmation
Declaration of Intent (DOI) (required)
Personal Financial Disclosure Report (incumbents only)
Required documents and qualifying fees may be submitted in one of three ways; mailed, dropped off using the City Hall depository box, or in person to the City Clerk’s Department. If required forms are submitted by mail or by city depository box, they must be completed in their entirety and include the notarized original signature.
Qualifying fees may be paid pay by cash, check, credit card or money order.
For more information regarding additional requirements for qualifying as candidate, please contact the City Clerk’s Department at (678) 421-2027.