The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections has called for a special election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, to fill the vacancy in the office of DeKalb County Commission, District 7. If a runoff is required, it will be held on Dec. 6, 2016. The special election will be held to fill the unexpired term of Stan Watson who is running for DeKalb Tax Commissioner.
Qualifying begins on Monday, April 18 at 9 a.m. and ends at noon on Wednesday, April 20. The qualifying fee is $1,151.24. Qualifying will be held in the office of the DeKalb County Board of Registrations and Elections, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.
The last day to register to be eligible to vote in this special election is October 11, 2016. The special election will be held in conjunction with the General Election in all regular polling locations within Commission District 7. The polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.