Two days into qualifying for the Nov. 8 town elections, only a few people have qualified. As of Tuesday afternoon, the following candidates have qualified:
Tony Funari (District 3) and Richard Mayberry (District 1) qualified for their current town council seats this week in Braselton. Since no one challenged them for the election, they will fill another term on the Braselton Town Council. Qualifying ended Wednesday.
However, voters in Braselton will still be asked to still go to the polls on Nov. 8 to decide about allowing Sunday alcohol package sales at stores in the town.
Mayor: Clark Hill and Donald Wilson.
Ward 3: Incumbent Mark Fitzpatrick.
Ward 4: Chris Bulls and Steve Perry.
Ward 5: Incumbent Johnny Eubanks.
District 3 board of education: Incumbent Bill Davis.
District 4 board of education: Incumbent Rodney Gary.
District 5 board of education: Incumbent Paul Sergent.
Qualifying will continue until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2.
On Wednesday — the first day of qualifying in Hoschton — two incumbents and a third person filed paperwork for three seats on the city council on the November ballot.
Scott Butler (Post 5) and Theresa Kenerly (Post 6) qualified for their current city council seats on Wednesday.
David Poteet qualified for the Post 4 seat on the Hoschton City Council, which is currently held by Richard Shepherd.
Qualifying for the three council seats in Hoschton continues through Friday, Sept. 2, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at city hall. The qualifying fee is $11.
Hoschton voters will also be asked to decide on Sunday alcohol package sales for beer and wine at stores in the city.
Currently, Hoschton allows restaurants to sell beer and wine by the drink throughout the week, and stores to sell beer and wine by the package Mondays and Saturdays. The city doesn’t allow package sales of distilled spirits.
If approved by voters, Sunday sales of package beer and wine would be allowed at stores in Hoschton.
District 1: Incumbent Steve Kinney.
District 3: Steve Quinn.
District 3 Board of education: Incumbent Willie Hughey.
The positions of council seat District 5, board of education District 1, and board of education District 5 will also be on the city election ballot.
Qualifying for the City of Jefferson election ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2.
Mayor: Lynn Villyard.
Ward 1: Incumbent Clay Dorsey.
Also on the ballot are the positions of Ward 2, Ward 3, and Ward 4 council members.
Qualifying for Maysville’s city election ends at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Mayor: Incumbent Ronnie Maxwell.
Two council seats are also up for election on the Nov. 8 ballot – seats currently held by Lamar Watkins and Chuck Wheeler.
Qualifying ends in Nicholson at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Mayor: Incumbent Mayor Monk Tolbert.
At-large council seat: Hilda Gee.
The council seat currently held by Thomas Marlow will also be on the ballot.
Qualifying ends at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31, for the city election.
Pendergrass residents will also vote on a referendum on whether to allow Sunday alcohol sales in the city.
Post 2: Incumbent Dana Woods.
The Post 1 council position will also be on the ballot.
Qualifying ends in Talmo at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31.
The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 election is Tuesday, Oct. 11.