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2017 Run-off Election for Mayor and Council Post 3

Peachtree City will hold a run-off election on Tuesday, December 5, for Mayor and Post 3 Council Member Post 3:

  • Mayor: Vanessa Fleisch (Incumbent) and Eric Imker
  • Post 3:  Harold Logsdon and Kevin Madden

Advance & Absentee Voting

Advance Voting:

Early voting will be held at the Peachtree City Library ONLY, Monday, November 27 - Friday, December 1, from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  There will be no voting on Monday, December 4, and voters who vote on December 5 must go to their regular polling place.

Verify your polling place at the Georgia My Voter Page

Absentee Ballots:

Application for Official Absentee Ballot

Mail, fax, email, (as an attachment), or present the form in person to the Fayette County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office:

Fayette County Board of Elections and Voter Registration
140 Stonewall Avenue West, Suite 208
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Phone: 770.305.5408 or FAX: 770.305.5449


Candidate Q&A

When is the municipal election? 

In Georgia, the general election is held the Tuesday after the first Monday of November.  In 2017, the election will be held on November 7.  The runoff election, if needed, will be on December 5, 2017  (Candidates must receive 50% plus one vote to win the seat).

What offices will be elected? 
Mayor, City Council Post 3 (Kim Learnard), and Post 4 (Terry Ernst)  

How long is the term? 
4 years

What forms are due in addition to the qualifying affidavits?
All forms are filed at the City Clerk’s office:
  • NOI - Notice of Intent to Accept Campaign Contributions (must be filed before accepting any contributions)
  • ROC – Registration of a Campaign Committee (if you will have a committee working for your campaign)
  • NOC - Notice of Candidacy and Affidavit – This is the Qualifying Form due August 21 – 25.
  • CCDR – Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report – Due 9/30, 10/25, and 12/31
    • OR Affidavit of $5,000 or less in contributions extends filing to 10/25
    • OR Affidavit of $2,500 or less in total contributions eliminates filing requirement
  • FDR – Financial Disclosure Report – due 15 days after candidate’s qualifying date.

Contact the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission (www.ethics.ga.gov) for more information on filing requirements and forms.

What is the voter registration deadline for the election? 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017. 

What time do the polls open/close on Election Day?
Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on each Election Day.  However, any voter who is in line waiting to vote at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote.  Early voting and advance voting will also be held by the Fayette County Board of Elections in accordance with state law.

Can I wear a campaign button into the polling place?
No person may campaign; distribute literature of written or printed matter of any kind; wear campaign buttons, signs, pins, stickers, T-shirts, etc.; circulate petitions; or perform similar activities within 150 feet of the building in which a polling place is located.

Where can I obtain additional information? 

Georgia Secretary of State  
www.sos.state.ga.us or 404-656-2871

Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission
www.ethics.ga.gov or 404-463-1980

Fayette County Elections Office 
www.fayettecountyga.gov/elections or 770-305-5408

City Clerk’s Office 
Peachtree City City Hall
151 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City

Betsy Tyler, City Clerk - 

Pam Dufresne, Deputy City Clerk -