A number of municipal posts will be up for grabs in November in Madison County. Qualifying for those elections will begin Aug. 31.
Here is a brief look at the county’s municipal elections:
Three positions at the Colbert City Council table will be up for grabs Nov. 3. They are the mayor’s post, held by John Waggoner, and council seats currently held by Chris Peck and Roger Fortson.
All offices are two-year terms beginning in Jan. 1, 2010, and ending Dec. 31, 2011.
Those wishing to qualify for this election should file a notice of candidacy in the Colbert City Hall, 23 South 4th Street, Colbert, with the election superintendent between Aug. 31 and Sept. 2, between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The qualifying fee for the mayor is $111.20 and $45.20 for council seats.
The deadline for voter registration for the November election is Oct. 5. Early voting will begin Oct. 13 and Oct. 30 during normal city hall business hours and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day.
Elections will be held for two positions on the Hull City Council Nov. 3. Those posts include the mayor’s seat, held by Paul Elkins, and a council seat held by Paul Cook. Both offices carry four-year terms, which will run from Jan. 1, 2010, to Dec. 31, 2013.
Those wishing to qualify for this election should file a notice of candidacy in the Hull City Hall, 1326 Old Elberton Road, with the election superintendent on Aug. 31 between 9 and 10:30 a.m.; Sept. 1 between 5 and 6:30 pm.; or Sept. 2, between 4 and 5:30 p.m. The qualifying fee for mayor is $37.50 and $19.50 for the council seat.
The deadline for voter registration for the November election is Oct. 5.
Early voting will be Oct. 13 and Oct. 20 from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Hull Civic Club on Old Elberton Road. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day at the same location.
The city of Comer will hold municipal elections Nov. 3, with the following offices on the ballot: mayor, incumbent William E. Burroughs, with the term beginning Jan. 1, 2010, and ending Dec. 31, 2011; councilperson for District 1, incumbent Melissa Yarbrough, with the term beginning Jan. 1, 2010, and ending Dec. 31, 2013; and councilperson for District 4, incumbent Laquita Bridges, with the term beginning Jan. 1, 2010, and ending Dec. 31, 2013.
Candidates for councilperson must be a resident of the district for which they qualify. Qualifying begins Monday, Aug. 31, at 8:30 a.m. and will close on Friday, Sept. 4, at 4:30 p.m. at Comer City Hall at 70 Hwy. 72. The qualifying fee is $60 for mayoral candidates and $45 for councilperson candidates.
All seats at the Carlton City Council table will be up for grabs Nov. 3. This includes the mayor’s seat currently held by Rufus Kidd and five council posts held by Robert Tucker, David Seawright, Mary Tucker, Claudia Thornton and Myron Hedgelon. All seats carry two-year terms, extending from Jan. 1, 2010, to Dec. 31, 2011.
Qualifying will be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 1-3 at the Carlton City Hall/Fire Hall. The qualifying fee is $48.75 for mayoral candidates and $32.50 for council candidates.
Three posts will be on the ballot in Danielsville Nov. 3, the mayor’s seat currently held by Glenn Cross, and two council posts held by Phillip Croya and Barbara Dove.
Qualifying will begin Monday, Aug. 31, and end Friday, Sept. 4, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Danielsville City Hall. The qualifying fee is $82.19 for mayor and $56.41 for council seats.