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City election qualifying begins next week
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Dawsonville citizens who want to be involved in their town's government will have the chance next week to toss their hat into the ring for city council or mayor.

Qualifying for the Nov. 3 election will begin Monday and run through Sept. 4.

The ballot will feature two city council seats and the mayoral election.

Mayor James Grogan has confirmed he will seek a second term, as have councilmen Caleb Phillips and Jason Power.

To date, no other candidates have publically announced their intentions to run.

The qualifying fee for a council seat is $180. The mayoral fee is $741.

Dates and fees for this year's election were set by the council earlier this year, pursuant to state law.

Ballots can be cast at the board of elections office at 96 Academy Avenue from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For more information call, the election office at (706) 344-3640 or city hall at (706) 265-3256.