Election 2018

2018 Candidate Information
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING UPDATED INFORMATION FOR COUNTY OFFICE SALARIES AND QUALIFYING FEES
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The Cobb County Democratic Committee of the Democratic Party of Georgia will conduct candidate qualifying for the 2018 elections from: 9:00 am Monday March 05, 2018 until 12:00 pm Friday March 09, 2018.

All Democratic COUNTY candidates will qualify at the following location:
Cobb County Democratic Party Headquarters 166 Anderson St. Suite 113 Marietta, GA 30060
Qualifying Hours
Monday, March 5                 9:00 am until 5:00 pm
Tuesday, March 6                9:00 am until 5:00 pm
Wednesday, March 7           9:00 am until 5:00 pm
Thursday, March 8             12:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Friday, March 9                    9:00 am until 12:00 pm
The following COUNTY partisan offices will qualify at the local Cobb County Democratic Committee office:
 Solicitor General
 County Commissioner (Districts 1 & 3)
 County School Board (Districts 2, 4, & 6)

The following COUNTY nonpartisan offices will qualify with Cobb County Elections:
 Judge of State Court (Post 5)
 Judge of State Court, Division II (Posts 1, 3 & 4)

The following STATE partisan offices qualify at the Georgia State Capitol Building:
 United States Representative
 Governor
 Lieutenant Governor
 Secretary of State
 Attorney General
 Commissioner of Agriculture
 Commissioner of Insurance
 Commissioner of Labor
 State School Superintendent
 Public Service Commissioners
 State Senators
 State Representatives

The following STATE nonpartisan offices qualify with the Secretary of State: 
 Supreme Court Justice (5 seats)
 Court of Appeals Judge (8 seats)
 Superior Court Judge (3 seats)

2018 Qualifying Fees and Salary for COUNTY offices are as Follows:

OFFICE SALARY QUALIFYING FEE
Solicitor General $191443.39 $ 5743.30
State Court Judge $181950.72 $ 5458.52
State Court Judge Division II $159450.72 $ 4783.52
County Commissioner $ 46531.14 $ 1395.93
County School Board $ 19000.00 $ 570.00

Please noteThe Cobb County Democratic Committee will only accept the following forms of payment: a bank cashier’s check or a US Postal money order. No cash, personal checks or credit cards will be accepted.

For more information visit: http://www.cobbelections.org/Run4Office.php

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