Candidates and Elected Officials

Qualifying Notice - 2024

Qualifying for the offices listed below for all Political Party, Nonpartisan, and Independent candidates will begin at 9:00a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024, and end at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2024.  Qualifying will be held at the Morgan County Board of Elections and Registration office, 237 North 2nd St, Madison, GA  30650.

OFFICE                                                                                QUALIFYING FEE                                                                                                    

Board of Education (Districts 1, 2, and 3)                             $   113.00

County Commissioner (Districts 3, 4, and 5)                         $   394.00

Coroner                                                                                       $   348.00

Clerk of Superior Court                                                             $1,779.00

Judge, Magistrate Court                                                           $1,782.00

Judge, Probate Court                                                                $1,779.00

Sheriff                                                                                         $2,123.00

Tax Commissioner                                                                     $1,779.00

 Qualifying will run from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. on Monday - Thursday. Qualifying will run from 9:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. on Friday.

Political party candidate qualifying fees are paid directly to the political party at the time of qualifying.

For other than political party candidates, the qualifying fee will be paid to the Morgan County Board of Commissioners at the time of qualifying.  Payment by check or money order only.

For Independent candidates: A nomination petition of a candidate for local office shall be signed by a number of voters equal to five (5) percent of the total number of registered voters eligible to vote in the last election for the filling of the office the candidate is seeking, and the signers of such petition shall be registered and eligible to vote in the election at which such candidate seeks to be elected.  The nomination petition is to be filed between 9:00a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2024 and 12:00p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.

 2024 Candidate Qualifying Packet

Declaration of Candidacy & Affidavit

Notice of Candidacy & Affidavit

Clerk of Superior Court Affidavit

Coroner Affidavit

Judge of Probate Court Affidavit

Local Board of Education Affidavit

Sheriff Affidavit

Tax Commissioner Affidavit

Qualifying Fees Notice for 2024 Elections

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Georgia Campaign Rules and Regulations

This page is for general public information purposes only and is not intended to be a complete listing of election laws, dates, and policies that govern elections and voter registration in Morgan County and in Georgia.