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Qualifications to Hold Public Office in the City of Doraville

Pursuant to the Doraville City Charter, the Qualifications of Mayor and Council
Members  shall be as follows:

  • No person shall be eligible for the office of Mayor or Council of Doraville unless he/she have been a resident of Doraville for a period of one (1) year immediately preceding the date of the election, and a resident of Georgia for at least two years; and
  • Shall have attained or passed his/her twenty-first birthday (21); and
  • No person’s name shall be placed on the ballot as a candidate for Mayor or Council member unless such person shall have filed a Notice of Candidacy with the Office of the City Clerk.

The Election Division of the Secretary of State

The Elections Division of the Secretary of State's office organizes and oversees all election activity, including voter registration, municipal, state, county and federal elections. They are responsible for certification of election results as well as certifying the qualification of candidates and preparation of ballots and election forms and materials.

Please follow this link to the official Georgia Secretary of State website: