Gainesville Mayor & Council Member Seats

Regularly scheduled elections are held in odd-numbered years. Individuals seeking office for the Mayor or Council Member seat must meet the requirements of the Constitution of the State of Georgia, the Georgia Elections Code, the City Charter, and the City Code of Ordinances. For more information about the current Mayor and Council Members, Visit governing body 

Terms and Qualifications

  • See City Charter Section 2.12

General Power & Authority of the City Council

  • See City Charter Section 2.17

Gainesville School Board Member Seats

Regularly scheduled elections are held in odd-numbered years. Individuals seeking a Gainesville City School Board seat must meet the requirements of the Constitution of the State of Georgia, the Georgia Elections Code, City Charter, and the City Code of Ordinances. For more information about the current School Board of Education Members, visit Gainesville City Schools Board of Education.

Eligibility to Seek Office

  • See O.C.G.A. 20-2-51

Powers and Duties

  • See City Charter Section 7.30