About Municipal Elections
Municipal Elections are non-partisan and held in accordance with Title 2 of the Georgia Election Code. Candidates run at-large and are voted on by the registered voters; and the candidate who receives the majority of votes cast wins their respective seat. Public Officials have staggered four-year terms, with elections every two years (Post 2, 4 and 6) and (Post 1, 3, 5 and Mayor).
The City Clerk is the qualifying officer for the City of Johns Creek and citizens interested in qualifying to run for Mayor or City Council must:
- Be 21 years of age
- Have lived within Johns Creek for 12 months immediately preceding elections
- If elected, they must continue to live within Johns Creek during their period of service
- Be registered and qualified to vote in Johns Creek Municipal Elections.
In addition, the person must file their candidacy affidavit as prescribed by the Georgia Election Code along with complying with the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission.
Please call the City Clerk at 678-512-3212 should you have any questions regarding qualifying or Municipal Elections.