Municipal elections for Mayor and City Council are held and conducted in accordance with Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the OCGA, the "Georgia Election Code."
Candidates for Mayor and City Council run at-large and are voted on by the registered voters of the entire city, not by districts or posts or any geographic designation.
The election for the first Johns Creek Mayor and City Council was a special election held November 2006, preceding the City's December 1, 2006 incorporation.
For that special election, the Mayor and Council members for Posts 1, 3, and 5 were elected for initial terms of office, expiring December 31, 2009. The Council members elected to Council Posts 2, 4, and 6 were elected for terms, which expired December 31, 2007.
The successors to the first Mayor and Council members and future successors are elected at the municipal election immediately preceding the expiration of the respective terms of office and take office on the first day of January immediately following their election for terms of four years and until their successors are elected and qualified.
Johns Creek municipal elections are nonpartisan and are held without primaries.
The City Clerk oversees the Qualifying process for Johns Creek Municipal Elections. All questions regarding qualifying should be referred to the City Clerk.
Fulton County Registration & Elections oversees and administers the voter registration and elections process for all Fulton County residents and municipalities, including Johns Creek.