City of Mountain Breezes
Cleveland, Georgia.

City Elections

2021 General Election
Council Member Ward 3
Council Member Ward 4

Call for Election - 2021-02
QUALIFYING FEE NOTICE
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §21-2-131 (a)(1), the following qualifying fees were set by the City of Cleveland Mayor and City Council at the Regular City Council meeting held on January 11, 2021

 Council Member Ward 3        $121.50

Council Member Ward 4        $121.50

 Qualifying for the offices listed above will begin 8:30 a.m., on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 8:30 to 1:00 and 2:00 to 4:30, and closing Friday, August 20, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.   The General Election will be held November 2, 2021.



City Elections

The City of Cleveland holds elections in odd numbered years. The election years for the Mayor and Council are staggered and held every two years. The seats for Mayor and Council Ward 1 and Ward 2 have the same election year. Council Wards 3 and 4 would be elected two years later.

The Mayor and City Council serve four-year terms. Although, each Council Member represents a Ward (area), the citizens of Cleveland are able to vote at-large for each member sitting on the Council.
General municipal elections are typically held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-541.2(4).

A candidate must receive a majority (50% + 1) of the votes in order to be elected to office.
The municipal superintendent shall be a person or committee selected by the governing authority of the municipality. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-70.1(b). A municipality may appoint someone, such as the city clerk, to serve as the election superintendent.

O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-2(35)(D), 21-2-70, 21-2-70.1.

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN A CLEVELAND CITY ELECTION?
You must be a resident and a registered voter within the city limits of Cleveland.  Click on link to see a map showing the city limits.   City Limit Map

CITY MAP WITH COUNCIL WARDS


How to register to vote:

Check the Georgia.gov register to vote information page

or contact
 

White County Registrar's Office
Lisa Manning, Chief Registrar
1241 Helen Hwy. Suite 2010-A
Cleveland, GA 30528
Phone 706.865.7812 / Fax 706.219.0078
office hours 8 am - 5 pm M-F