2023 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

The Gwinnett Chamber believes in the importance of civic engagement and participation. While the Gwinnett Chamber does not endorse political candidates, we do encourage our members to educate themselves about the policy positions of candidates, and we are committed to provide information and resources about candidates so you are able to learn more about their priorities.

 

VOTER REGISTRATION INFO

Deadline is October 10, 2023. You may register online at sos.ga.gov or contact the Elections Office at 770-307-3110.

Do I live within the city limits?

Do I live within the city limits?

  • Visit the State of Georgia’s Voter Page: https://mvp.sos.ga.gov/s/
  • Enter your First Initial, Last Name, County, and DOB in the form on the right hand side of the page.
  • Click the “My Districts & Elected Officials” tab on the top right.
  • If “City Council” appears on your results, you live within the city limits. See sample below.

GWINNETT MUNICIPAL ELECTION RESULTS

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City of Auburn

For more information, visit: https://www.cityofauburn-ga.org/MunicipalElections.aspx

CANDIDATES

MAYOR
Peggy Langley
Richard (Rick) E. Roquemore ✓

CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE VOTES (top two candidates are elected)

Timothy (Bo) Bland
Jamie L. Bradley (incumbent) ✓
Jeremiah Outwater
Joshua (Josh) Rowan ✓
Leandro A. Silva

Election Day Voting and Early Voting

When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Hmong New Hope Alliance Church, 1622 Union Grove Church Rd. Auburn, GA 30011
Advance Voting: October 16 –21, 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, October 23 – 28, 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, and October 30 – November 3, 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Barrow County Elections Office located at 233 E. Broad St. Winder.
Absentee Ballot: Contact the Election Office at 770-307-3110.

*If a Runoff is necessary, it will be held at the same location on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. The polling location will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

City of Berkeley Lake

For more information, visit: https://www.berkeley-lake.com/Elections.aspx

CANDIDATES

MAYOR
Lois Salter (incumbent) ✓

CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE VOTES (top two candidates are elected)

Robert L Smith (incumbent) ✓
Rebecca Spitler (incumbent) ✓
Tammy G LaPread
Gary Volino
Tameka Womack

Election Day Voting and Early Voting

When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, 4040 South Berkeley Lake Road
Advance Voting: Early voting will be conducted at City Hall the following dates and times: October 16 – 21, October 23 – 28 and October 30 – November 1 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Absentee Ballot: The last day for the absentee ballot clerk to receive absentee applications is eleven days before the election. Absentee ballots received by close of polls on Election Day.

Town of Braselton
For more information, visit: https://www.braselton.net/government/elections_elecciones/index.php

CANDIDATES

CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 1
Becky Richardson (incumbent) ✓
Joshua Spearman

CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 3

James C. Joedecke, Jr. (incumbent)
Tom Logan

Election Day Voting and Early Voting

When: November 2, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Braselton Police & Municipal Building Community Room, 5040 Hwy 53, Braselton, Georgia
Advance Voting: Election Office – 441 Gordon St, Jefferson, Georgia, October 16 – October 21 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, October 23 – October 28 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, October 30 – November 3 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

*A run-off election, if necessary, shall be held December 5, 2023.

City of Buford
For more information, visit: https://www.cityofbuford.com/Elections.aspx

CANDIDATES
COMMISSION CHAIR
Phillip Beard (incumbent) ✓

BOARD OF EDUCATION
Matthew Peevy (incumbent) ✓

BOARD OF EDUCATION
Carolyn Buffington
Cory Burge ✓

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Buford City Hall, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518
Advance Voting: October 16, 2023 through November 3, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, October 21, 2023 and Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Absentee Ballot: A completed application must be downloaded, signed and returned to the City to receive an absentee ballot. Once received, then the absentee ballot will be mailed to the voter. Deliver the application in one of three ways:
1. Email to kwolfe@cityofbuford.com
2. Fax to 770-932-7976.
3. Mail to: City of Buford, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518

City of Dacula

For more information, visit: https://daculaga.gov/elections/

CANDIDATES
CITY COUNCIL MEMBER TO SUCCEED ANN MITCHELL
Ann Mitchell (incumbent) ✓
Erica Pope

CITY COUNCIL MEMBER TO SUCCEED SEAN WILLIAMS
Sean Williams (incumbent) ✓
Shaylin Holley

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Dacula City Hall located at 442 Harbins Rd., Dacula, Georgia
Advance Voting/Absentee Ballot: The polls will open for early/absentee voting on October 16, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. and will continue day to day until 5:00 p.m. on November 3, 2023. In addition, voting will take place on October 21 and October 28, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

City of Duluth
For more information, visit: https://www.duluthga.net/about_duluth/city_elections/index.php

CANDIDATES
MAYOR
Greg Whitlock

CITY COUNCIL POST 4
Manfred Graeder (incumbent) ✓

CITY COUNCIL POST 5
Augustine Emmanuel
Shenee Holloway

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Duluth City Hall, 3167 Main St, Duluth, GA 30096
Advance Voting: The polls will open for early/absentee voting on October 16, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. and will continue day to day until 5:00 p.m. on November 3, 2023. In addition, voting will take place on October 21 and October 28, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Absentee Ballot: To vote absentee by mail, submit an application to the City of Duluth (not to Gwinnett County). The application will be available starting August 21, 2023 up to October 27, 2023. Download and print your ABSENTEE BY MAIL APPLICATION here; hard copies are available in the reception area of City Hall. The completed application may then be returned by mail, turned in directly to City Hall, or scanned/emailed to elections@duluthga.net.

City of Grayson
For more information, visit:
https://cityofgrayson.org/elections

CANDIDATES
CITY COUNCIL POST 1
James Gillespie (incumbent) ✓

CITY COUNCIL POST 3
Gene L. Ussery, Jr. (incumbent) ✓
Arlean Baldwin

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Grayson Senior Center, 485 Grayson Parkway
Advance Voting: Advance (in person) voting will be conducted from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Monday-Friday October 16-November 3 and Saturday, October 21 and Saturday, October 28 at 475 Grayson Parkway, Grayson, GA 30017.
Absentee Ballot: To request an absentee ballot by mail, please complete an absentee ballot application. Absentee vote by mail applications are available on our website and may be submitted up to 180 days prior to Election Day. Complete the application mail to Absentee Ballot Clerk, PO BOX 208, Grayson, GA 30017, or you may fax it to 678-339-0687. You may also scan/e-mail it to admin@cityofgrayson.org. Once voter registration is confirmed, a ballot will be mailed to you along with instructions on how to process it. Once you receive the ballot, it should be clearly marked, sealed in proper envelopes and mailed back to: Absentee Ballot Clerk, City of Grayson, PO BOX 208, Grayson, GA 30017. All completed ballots must be received by the Elections Superintendent prior to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day to be counted.

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City of Lawrenceville
City of Lawrenceville will not have elections as candidates have qualified unopposed.

For more information, visit: https://www.lawrencevillega.org/199/Election-Information-Informacin-Electora

CANDIDATES

MAYOR
David Still (incumbent) ✓

CITY COUNCIL POST 1
Bruce Johnson ✓

CITY COUNCIL POST 2
Victoria Jones ✓

City of Lilburn
For more information, visit: https://www.cityoflilburn.com/178/Elections

CANDIDATES
MAYOR
Timothy W. Dunn (incumbent)
Johnny D. Crist
Mohammed J. Hossain

CITY COUNCIL POST 1
Yoon-Mi Hampton (incumbent)
Christina van Maanen ✓

CITY COUNCIL POST 2
S. Scott Batterton (incumbent) ✓
Tiffany Brunson
Joseph Payne

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Lilburn City Hall, 340 Main Street, Lilburn, GA
Advance/Absentee Voting: Advanced (Absentee In-Person) voting begins on Monday, October 16 through Friday, November 3, to include Saturday October 21 and 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

City of Loganville

For more information, visit: https://www.loganville-ga.gov/government#Elections

CANDIDATES

CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE VOTES (top three candidates are elected)
Keith Colquitt
Spring Hoffman Crowder
Bill Duvall (incumbent) ✓
Lisa Newberry ✓
Adam Shanks
Cathy Swanson
Bill Williams
Patti Wolfe ✓

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Gwinnett County Voters will vote at the Rock Gym/Ag Building 135 Main Street Loganville, GA 30052
Advance/Absentee Voting: Early Voting will be held at the Rock Gym/Ag Building 135 Main Street, Loganville, GA 30052 beginning Monday, October 16, 2023 and will end on Friday, November 3, 2023. Early Voting hours will be as follows: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday, October 21, 2023 and Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

City of Norcross

For more information, visit: https://www.norcrossga.net/276/ElectionsElecciones

CANDIDATES
CITY COUNCIL SEAT HELD BY JOSH BARE
Josh Bare (incumbent) ✓
James K. Redding
Sonia Lopez

CITY COUNCIL SEAT HELD BY ARLENE BECKLES
Dr. Arlene Beckles (incumbent)
Marshall Cheek

CITY COUNCIL SEAT HELD BY ANDREW HIXSON
Andrew Hixon (incumbent) ✓
Chuck Kays

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Norcross City Hall, 65 Lawrenceville Street, 2nd Floor Community Room, Norcross, Georgia
Advance/Absentee Voting: Advance Voting will be from Monday, October 16, 2023, through Friday, November 3, 2023, and Saturday, October 21 and 28, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Norcross City Hall, 65 Lawrenceville Street Norcross, GA 30071. To request an application for an ABSENTEE BALLOT, call 678- 421-2035 or download a copy from our website here.

City of Peachtree Corners

For more information, visit: https://www.peachtreecornersga.gov/160/City-Elections

CANDIDATES
MAYOR
Mike Mason (incumbent) ✓

CITY COUNCIL POST 1
Phil Sadd (incumbent) ✓

CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 3
Alex Wright (incumbent) ✓

CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 5
Ora B. Douglass
Brent Johnson

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Peachtree Corners City Hall, 310 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Advance/Absentee Voting: Absentee/Early Voting: In person voting begins Oct. 16, 2023 and closes Nov. 3, 2023, the Friday before Election Day. Voting will be available weekdays during City Hall regular business hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Deadline to submit an absentee ballot application for the November 7, 2023 Municipal General Election is Friday, October 27, 2023.

City of Snellville

For more information, visit: https://www.snellville.org/electionselecciones

CANDIDATES
MAYOR
Barbara Bender (incumbent) ✓

CITY COUNCIL POST 1
*Norman A. Carter
*Catherine Hardrick
Elizdine Heathington

*Runoff election

CITY COUNCIL POST 2
Solange Destang (incumbent)
Kerry Hetherington

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Snellville City Hall, located at 2342 Oak Road, Snellville, Georgia
Advance/Absentee Voting: Advance Voting for the November 7, 2023, election will be Monday through Friday starting October 16, 2023, through Friday, November 3, 2023, with Saturday voting on October 21, 2023, and October 28, 2023. The hours of voting each day shall be 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

City of Sugar Hill

For more information, visit: https://cityofsugarhill.com/government/city-clerk/elections-elecciones/

CANDIDATES
CITY COUNCIL POST 1
Joshua Ray Page ✓
Mason Roszel (incumbent)

CITY COUNCIL POST 2
Marc Cohen (incumbent)
Gary Pirkle ✓

CITY COUNCIL POST 3
*Meg Avery
*Jenn Thatcher (incumbent)

*Runoff election

Homestead Exemption Question 1
Shall the Act be approved which increases the homestead exemption from City of Sugar Hill ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes to the amount of $10,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead for residents of the City of Sugar Hill who are 65 years of age or older, excluding land in excess of one acre?
YES/NO

Homestead Exemption Question 2
Shall the Act be approved which increases the homestead exemption from City of Sugar Hill ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes to the amount of $10,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead for residents of the City of Sugar Hill, excluding land in excess of one acre?
YES/NO

Homestead Exemption Question 3
Shall the Act be approved to provide a homestead exemption from City of Sugar Hill ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes in the amount of $10,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead for residents of the City whose income does not exceed $10,000.00 per annum and who are disabled or who are 62 years of age or older, excluding land in excess of one acre?
YES/NO

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Sugar Hill City Hall, 5039 West Broad Street, Sugar Hill, Georgia
Advance/Absentee Voting: Advance or Early Voting will be held October 16-21, 2023, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm; October 23-28, 2023 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm; and October 30 – November 3 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.

City of Suwanee

For more information, visit: https://www.suwanee.com/government/voting-votacion

CANDIDATES
MAYOR
James M. Burnette, Jr. (incumbent) ✓

CITY COUNCIL POST 1
Karim Ladha
Julianna McConnell ✓
Glenn Weyant

CITY COUNCIL POST 2
Bradley Golz
Larry Pettiford (incumbent) ✓

Election Day Voting and Early Voting
When: November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Where: Suwanee City Hall, 330 Town Center Avenue, Suwanee, Georgia
Advance/Absentee Voting: The voting polls shall be opened for advance in person voting at Suwanee City Hall during the dates of October 16 – 21, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., October 23 – 28, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and October 30 – November 3, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*A run-off election, if necessary, shall be held December 5, 2023.

CONTACT

Paul Oh, Manager, Public Policy & Community Affairs
770-232-8804 or pauloh@gwinnettchamber.org

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