Special election called to fill Young’s city council seat

A special election to fill the seat of the unexpired term of  District 3 Atlanta City Councilmember Ivory Lee Young Jr. will be held on March 19, 2019. Young passed away last month after a battle with cancer.

Qualifying to run for the seat will take place Wednesday, Jan. 23 through Friday, Jan. 25 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at City Hall in the Municipal Clerk’s Office. The qualifying fee is $1,809.

For more information, contact the Office of the Municipal Clerk at (404) 330-6031 or email fwebb@atlantaga.gov. The Municipal Clerk’s Office is located at 55 Trinity Avenue, SW Suite 2700.

The election was approved by the Atlanta City Council during a called session on Nov. 28. During the meeting, the Council Staff Director was authorized to provide administrative supervision to the District 3 staff until the special election results are certified.

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