Stockbridge GA
Election and Voting Information

Notice of Election


Qualifying Fees

Notice is hereby given that the City of Stockbridge, GA shall hold a Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 for the Mayor and (2) At-Large Council Member seats (All Seats are At-Large). The Qualifying Fee for Mayor is $504.00. The Qualifying Fee for Council Members is $360.

         Office                           Annual Salary                           Fee

Mayor                                    $16,800.00                      (3 %) $504.00

Council Member                    $12,000.00                      (3 %) $360.00


Candidates may qualify beginning August 21, 2017 through August 25, 2017 from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P. M. The Clerk’s office will close each day from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. for lunch.

                                                 Vanessa Holiday, City Clerk

                                                City of Stockbridge


City of Stockbridge Charter Requirements (Article II)

  • Candidate must be a resident of the City of Stockbridge for a continuous period of at least 12 months immediately prior to the date of the election;
  • Candidate must continue to reside in the City of Stockbridge during their period of service;
  • Candidate must continue to be registered and qualified to vote in the municipal elections for the City of Stockbridge.

Constitution of the State of Georgia Requirements (Article II, Section II, Paragraph II & III)

  • Citizen of the United States;
  • At least 18 years of age by Election Day;
  • Registered voter in the City of Stockbridge, Georgia;
  • No person who has been convicted of a felony involving moral turpitude may register, remain registered, or vote except upon completion of sentence.

Statutory Qualifications (O.C.G.A. § 45-2-1)

  • In order to hold any civil office a person must be a citizen of this state and at least 21 years of age;
  • Not be the holder of any public money due this state or any county who has refused to account for and pay over the same to the proper officer;
  • Have not been convicted of a felony offense involving moral turpitude under the laws of this or any other state unless restored to his rights of citizenship by a pardon from the State Board of Pardons and Paroles;
  • Not hold any office of profit or trust under the government of the United States other than that of postmaster & officers & enlisted men of Armed Forces Reserve (see code section);
  • Not be of unsound mind or unfit to discharge the duties of the office from advanced age or bodily infirmity;
  • Be an inhabitant of the state, county, district, or circuit for the period required by the Constitution and laws of this state. 


Voter Registration forms are available at Stockbridge City Hall, through the Henry County Board of Elections and Registration, or through the Georgia Secretary of State. You can also pick up a form at your public library, Tag Office, or when you get your driver’s license.
It is important to check your registration status if you have not voted within the last 5 years. To verify your voter registration status visit:
To Register to vote:
Absentee Ballots (Ballot my Mail) will be mailed out 22 days prior to the Municipal Election. No absentee ballot shall be issued or mailed out on the day prior to an election. No absentee ballot shall be voted on the day of an election, except in the case of a voter confined to the hospital to whom the registrars have delivered an absentee ballot and the voter has voted it then and there. An absentee ballot, which has been voted prior to the day of the election, may be mailed to the registrars on the day of the election, but will not be counted unless it is received by the registrar’s office by 7:00pm the day of the election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-384(a)

Applications may be made by mail, fax or in person to: Henry County Board of Elections and Registration, 40 Atlanta Street McDonough, GA 30253, Telephone: (770) 288-6448, Fax: (770) 288-6468. To request an absentee ballot visit:

2017 Voting Dates            Time                  Location

October 16th – 20th                  8am - 5pm            Henry County Elections Office

October 21st (Sat.)                 8am - 2pm            Merle Manders Conference Ctr.  
                                                                            Henry County Elections Office

October 23rd – 27th                 8am - 5pm             Henry County Elections Office

October 28th (Sat.)                8am - 2pm             Merle Manders Conference Ctr.  
                                                                            Henry County Elections Office 

October 29th (Sun.)              1pm - 5pm              Merle Manders Conference Ctr.  
                                                                            Henry County Elections Office

Oct. 30th – Nov. 3rd               7am - 7pm               Merle Manders Conference Ctr.
                                                                            Henry County Elections Office

Nov. 7th (Election Day)         7am - 7pm              Merle Manders Conference Ctr.(only)

Run-Off Voting Dates* Time Location

*Nov. 27th – Dec. 1st           7am - 7pm                Merle Manders Conference Ctr.  
                                                                             Henry County Elections Office
*NOTE: Run-Off early voting will only take place if time permits and is not guaranteed.

Dec. 5th (Election Day)        7am - 7pm                Merle Manders Conference Ctr. (only)

Merle Manders Conference Center 111 Davis Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281

              MMCC Exterior

Henry County Elections Office 40 Atlanta Street McDonough, GA 30253

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For further information, please contact Stockbridge City Hall at 770-389-7900 or the Henry County Elections Office at 770-288-6448. 

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