Election and Voting Information
The City of Eton elects a Mayor and four Council Members.
Terms for Mayor and Council are four years with elections held every two years. To be eligible for office in Eton, a person must be at least 21 years of age, and must meet the requirements of a qualified voter in the City of Eton, as prescribed by state law, and must have been a resident of the City of Eton for at least one year prior to the election for which he/she offers as a candidate, and, if elected, must continue to reside in the City of Eton throughout his/her term of office.
City Elections are non-partisan, i.e. candidates do not run as members of a particular political party, and their individual party affiliations are not relevant to their positions in Eton City Government.
Elected Officials take office the first Tuesday in January following the Election. Any person desiring to become a candidate shall file written notice with the City Clerk. Qualifying dates are set by state law and published in The Chatsworth Times. Those persons who have decided to run for an office should notify the City Clerk to obtain qualifying information.
Voter Registration Information: www.sos.georgia.gov/elections
Political Signs placed in Eton whether on rights-of-way or private property requires a cash bond. Please click here for additional information and sign permit application.
Eton Election Schedule:
NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION
TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS
OF THE CITY OF ETON, GEORGIA
TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2023
In compliance with the provisions set forth in Georgia Municipal Election Code Title 21, notice is hereby given that a General Election will be held in and for said City on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, for the purpose of electing the following offices: Council Member Post Three (3), and Council Member Post
Any person eligible to vote in said Election whose name is not on the Voter's Registration List of the City of Eton, Georgia, and who desires to vote in said Election, may apply to be registered as an elector at the Eton City Hall, Eton, Georgia, or at the Murray County Board of Registrar’s Office located at the Courthouse Annex in Chatsworth, Georgia, or by any other methods authorized by the Georgia Election Code. The last day to register to vote in the General Election of Eton, Georgia is October 10, 2023.
Said General Election will be held at Eton City Hall, 3464 Highway 411 North, Eton, Georgia, on November 7, 2023. The polls will open at 7 a.m. and remain continuously open until 7 p.m. at which time the polls will be closed.
Advance (Absentee-In-Person) Voting is weekdays from October 16, 2023, through November 3, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 21, 2023, and Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Said Advance Voting will be held at Eton City Hall, 3464 Highway 411 North, Eton, Georgia.
In the event it is necessary to conduct a Run-Off Election, said Run-Off Election shall be held between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2023.