Municipal Elections

City of Auburn 2021 Qualifying Fee and Election Notice

Pursuant to O.C.G.A §21-2-131(a)(1), the governing authority of the City of Auburn announces the following qualifying fees for the local offices to be filled in the 2021 Municipal General Election:


 Council Member (To Succeed Robert L. Vogel III)$144.00 
 Council Member (To Succeed Bill Ackworth) $144.00


Candidates must pay to the City a qualifying fee of $144.00 to run for a Council Member’s seat. The Municipal General Election will be to elect two Council Members.

In accordance to O.C.G.A 21-2-132 (c)(3) and State Bill 199; the qualifying period will be the week of August 16, 2021.  The qualifying period will be: Monday, August 16, 2021 – Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, August 20, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Auburn City Hall located at 1369 Fourth Avenue in Auburn. The City must qualify for a minimum of three consecutive days but no more than five days and shall commence no earlier than 8:30 a.m. on that Monday but end no later than 4:30 p.m. on the following Friday. 

The Municipal General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at Hmong New Hope Alliance Church, 1622 Union Grove Church Rd. Auburn, GA 30011.  If a Runoff is necessary, it will be held at the same location on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.  The polling location will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

The Voter Registration deadline to be eligible to vote in the City of Auburn Election is October 4, 2021.  You may register online at or contact the Elections Office at 770-307-3110.  

If you wish to vote by Absentee Ballot contact the Election Office at 770-307-3110. Applications for an absentee ballot will be accepted August 16, 2021 – October 22, 2021.  No applications will be accepted or processed after 4:00pm on October 22.  No ballots will be issued after the close of business on October 22, 2021.  A voted absentee ballot must be returned to the Elections Office no later than 7:00pm on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. 

Advance Voting will be October 12 –16, 2021 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, October 18 – 23, 2021 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, and October 25 – 29, 2021 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Barrow County Elections Office located at 233 E. Broad St. Winder.

2021 Qualifying Fee and Election Notice (with Spanish) 

2020 General Elections

2020 Advance Voting Info
2020 Polling Locations
2020 Precincts and Polling Locations Map 

2020-2021 Runoff Elections


Candidate Information and Forms

City of Auburn 2019 Qualifying Ad
Absentee Voter Guide
Notice of Candidacy and Affidavits
Financial Disclosure Form
Campaign Contribution Form

For complete information and forms please visit State Ethics Commission – State of Georgia


Visit the My Voter Page for more information

Instructions for Preparing and Returning Official Absentee Ballots in Primaries and Elections
Fillable Absentee Ballot Application – By Mail - Bilingual
Fillable Absentee Ballot Application – In Person- Bilingual
Fillable Voter Certificate – Bilingual
Federal Voter Registration - Bilingual