Mableton plans first-ever elections for March
Voters in the newly minted city of Mableton will choose their elected officials this spring.
What's happening: A special election is set for Tuesday, March 21 to decide the first-ever mayor and city council members.
- Qualifying for candidates who want to run for office will be held Jan. 18-20 at Cobb County Elections and Registration in Marietta.
Catch up quick: 53% of voters on Nov. 8 approved the question to incorporate the south Cobb city, which is located east of Austell and Powder Springs, and abuts the Chattahoochee River to the southeast.
- Despite a majority of residents voting in favor of a new city, some want to de-annex their neighborhoods from Mableton.
Residents have until Feb. 21 to register to vote.
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