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Swainsboro City Council Member, District 5

Passes laws and regulations for your city

Full office description

  • City council members work together with the rest of city council to set and implement city policy.
  • City council is tasked with ensuring the health, comfort, and safety of residents of the city
  • City council members work with the mayor to govern city departments, such as the police department, fire department, transportation department, and parks and recreation department.
  • City council members represent either the whole city or residents of a specific district.
  • Most city council members in Georgia are elected in odd years to four year terms. Elections are nonpartisan.

How this impacts you

  • PolicingCity council has final say over how many police officers the city hires, what equipment the police get and how they are trained.

  • Quality of roadsCity council has the power to improve roads and build new ones through specific projects.

  • Housing costsCity council can decide which housing developments to approve, require affordable housing and set property tax rates.

This election has moved to a runoff. To see the runoff election, click here.

Election results

Runoff election

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RUNOFF

John E. Parker

41.7%

80 votes

RUNOFF

Quantavius Foster Sr.

33.9%

65 votes

James Mason

24.5%

47 votes

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