The City of Gainesville's regularly scheduled elections are held in odd-number years. Special elections are held as needed. All municipal elections are non-partisan. They are conducted in accordance with the Georgia Constitution, Georgia Election Code, City Charter and the City Code of Ordinances. Election services are provided by the Hall County Board of Elections and Registrars Offices via intergovernmental agreement.


  • Nov. 5, 2019 - Two contested seats and SPLOST referendum question
  • Nov. 6, 2018 - Sunday alcohol sales referendum question
  • Nov. 7, 2017 - One contested seat
  • Dec. 1, 2015 Runoff Election
  • Nov. 5, 2013 - First election for mayor's seat