(Note: In some cities where there are no contested races, elections will not be held. Residents in those cities can check with local officials to determine if elections still are scheduled).
While only Gainesville residents of Wards 1 and 4 can vote in the contested school board races on Nov. 3, all city residents are being asked to vote on a referendum to help local legislators gauge whether constituents are interested in electing a school board chairman.
Gainesville voters will be polled on whether they want their mayor to be elected citywide on Nov. 3. But Myrtle Figueras, the city's current mayor, contends she was already elected that way.
JEFFERSON - Out of six political races, only two Jefferson races are contested competitions.
BRASELTON - In the race for mayor, two Braselton residents have announced their candidacy: Bill Orr and Ralph Richardson Jr.
HOSCHTON - This year's election will usher a new mayor who could face the hot-button issue of whether to impose a property tax in the small town.
People in Gillsville seem satisfied with the way their town is run. So satisfied, in fact, that no one wanted to run for an open city council seat this year. Gillsville Mayor Larry Poole said the council will select and appoint someone to fill the Post 2 seat in January. This is the first time this unusual situation has happened in Gillsville. Poole said there was no clear indication in official city documents of how ...
Clermont is an idyllic small town. The old city center, churches and homes are set comfortably in north Hall County, with the mountains as a backdrop.
Candidates for two seats on the Gainesville Board of Education responded to questions on key issues facing city schools. What experience do you have in education and how will it serve you on the board? Do you have kids in the school system? David Syfan: I'm not a professional educator, but with the board of education, my personal viewpoint ...
There is one thing all of the candidates for the Lula City Council can agree on - big things are happening.
Flowery Branch politics will soon be awash with fresh, new faces. The five people seeking one of three vacant seats on the Flowery Branch City Council haven't sought public office before, replacing three incumbents who chose not to seek re-election Nov. 3. And the three new council members will join two councilman in the middle of their first four-year terms, Chris Fetterman and Craig Lutz. "A lot of new people are coming (into the city), ...
The kids. That's the main reason most candidates cite for wanting to serve on the Gainesville City Board of Education.
Though Republicans already rule the roost in Hall County politics, that doesn't mean the local GOP doesn't still have some work to do. On Saturday, the chairwoman of Georgia's Republican Party told a standing-room crowd comprised mostly of dyed-in-the-wool conservatives that they have to do more to spread their political convictions to neighboring counties and states. <font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" ...
In a contest to raise cash for Republican candidates vying to be the next 9th District U.S. representative, state Sen. Lee Hawkins, R-Gainesville, and state Rep. Tom Graves are neck-and-neck.
In a contest to raise cash for Republican candidates vying to be the next 9th District U.S. representative, State Sen. Lee Hawkins, R-Gainesville, and State Rep. Tom Graves are neck and neck.