The City of Conyers will hold an election on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, for the purpose of electing the Mayor-at-Large, City Council Member from District 1 and City Council Member from District 2, Post 1 for four (4) year terms, respectively, beginning January 1, 2014 and ending December 31, 2017.
The qualifying fee is $99.00 for Mayor and $72.00 for Council Members. Fees are due at the time a candidate files his/her candidacy, unless a pauper's affidavit is filed in lieu of payment.
Qualifying will commence at 8:30 a.m. August 26, 2013 and end at 4:30 p.m. on August 30, 2013. At the time of the election, candidates must have attained the age of 18 years; have resided in the City and the District they are seeking to represent for at least one year; be an elector of the City eligible to vote in the election in which they are a candidate; and meet any other requirements as may be established by State law. Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen, never been convicted and sentenced in any court of competent jurisdiction for fraudulent violation of primary or election laws, malfeasance in office, or a felony involving moral turpitude or conviction of domestic violence under the laws of this State or any other state or of the United States, or candidates must have had their civil rights restored and at least ten years must have elapsed between the date of the completion of the sentence without a subsequent conviction of another felony involving moral turpitude.