The Stonecrest City Council unanimously approved the qualifying period for the unexpired District 5 council seat at the Aug. 26 City Council meeting
Qualifying for the District 5 seat, formerly held by Diana Adoma, will be held on Sept. 3-5, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., at City Hall, 3120 Stonecrest Blvd. Adoma is running against Mayor Jason Lary(incumbent) and challenger Charles S. Hill, Jr.
The qualifying fee for the District 5 council seat is $450 and must be paid at the time of filing the paperwork.
Voters will decide who will fill the seat in the Nov. 5 special election, when all municipal elections will be held in DeKalb County. Advanced and absentee voting begins Oct. 15.
For more information, contact Elections Supervisor Megan Reid: 770-224-0200.
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