Nelson Special Election Ends - Qualifying Ends Friday For Other Seats
District 1 Commissioner, Board of Education Post 2, 3 & 5, and Special Elections for Jasper

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Nelson Special Election Ends - Qualifying Ends Friday For Other Seats



3/8/2018

Qualifying began on March 5, 2018 for the May 22nd Primary/Special Election with local seats up for District 1 Commissioner, Board of Education, and Special Elections in Jasper and Nelson.

Qualifying ended on Wednesday for the Special Election in Nelson with only one candidate qualifying, Nathan Hamby. He is automatically the winner and the election is canceled.

Qualifying for District 1 Commissioner, Board of Education, and Special Elections in Jasper ends on Friday, March 9th. Candidates interested should qualify at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration Office, 83 Pioneer Road, Jasper at the appropriate days/times listed below.

REPUBLICAN QUALIFYING

March 5th March 8th
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Closed for lunch 12-1)

March 9th
9:00 am -12:00 pm

County Commissioner District 1
Currently held by Jerry Barnes

Qualifying Fee $306
Requirements:
- Must have resided in district for at least 12 consecutive months prior to election
- Must be 21 years of age or older

QUALIFIED
Jerry R. Barnes
Bart Connelly
Amberle Johnson Godfrey


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Board of Education Post 2
Currently held by Daniel Bell

Board of Education Post 3
Currently held by Byron Long

Board of Education Post 5
Currently held by Delane Lewis

Qualifying Fee $50
Requirements:
- Live in the county for at least a year
- Must be 21 years of age
- Not be a holder of another county office

QUALIFIED
Joeta Youngblood - Post 2
Byron Long - Post 3
Tucker Green - Post 3
Steven Smith - Post 5

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Jasper Special Election City Council
To fill the unexpired term of James Looney

March 5th March 9th
8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Closed for lunch 12-1)

Qualifying Fee $35
Requirements:
- Resident of Georgia for 2 Years
- Live in the city limits for at least a year
- Must be 21 years of age
- Must be registered to vote

QUALIFIED
Doug Patterson
Kirk Raffield

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Nelson Special Election City Council
To fill the unexpired term of Mike Haviland

March 5th March 7th
8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Closed for lunch 12-1)

Qualifying Fee $25
Requirements:
- Live in the city limits for at least a year
- Must be 18 years of age
- Must be registered to vote

QUALIFIED
Nathan Hamby
(automatically wins due to only one candidate qualifying)

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The last day to register to vote in this election shall be April 24, 2018.

Advanced Voting shall be held Monday, April 30, 2018 through Friday, May 18, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with Saturday voting on May 12th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration office. The Election Day Precincts will be open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm.



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