City Election Information

The City of Chamblee elects a Mayor and five Council Members (District 1, 2, 3, and two (2) At-Large). Elections are held in odd-numbered years, on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. Polls are open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

The City of Chamblee General Municipal Election polling locations are run and determined by the Voter Registration and Elections division of DeKalb County. Use My Voter Page to determine your polling location. 

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2021 Election and Qualifying Information
According to State Law O.C.G.A. § 21-2-9(b), and the City Charter of Chamblee, the offices of Mayor, Council Member District One, and one of the Council Member At-Large shall be elected on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November.

The next scheduled election for the City of Chamblee is Tuesday, November 2, 2021.

Three seats up for election in 2021:
Mayor (currently held by R. Eric Clarkson)
District One (currently held by Council Member John Mesa)
Member At-Large (currently held by Mayor Pro Tem Brian Mock)

The qualifying fee for Mayor is $540.00 and City Council District 1 (One), and Member At-Large is $360.00 which is three percent of the total gross salary of the preceding year (Georgia Election Code 21-2-131(a)(1)(A)). Each candidate shall file a Notice of Candidacy in the office of the City Clerk of Chamblee, 5468 Peachtree Road, Chamblee, GA 30341, between Tuesday, August 17, 2021 and Thursday, August 19, 2021 between the hours of 8:30 am 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm. Candidates must meet the qualification of the Charter and Code of the City of Chamblee, as well as applicable state and constitutional laws.

Those persons who have already decided to run for an office and has declared candidacy may be required to file campaign contribution and/or financial reporting. For additional information regarding declaring candidacy, campaign forms, contribution and/or financial reporting schedules refer to or call 404-463-1980.

November 2, 2021 Election: 

Qualified Candidates:

Council Member - District 1

Council Member - At-Large

A Sample Ballot will be available on this site once one is provided by the DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections Department.