The City of Statesboro operates under the Council-Manager form of government, established by a 1999 Charter amendment. The Mayor is elected at large while the five council members are elected by district. All elections are non-partisan, and terms are for four years with three of the members elected every two years.

All elections for Mayor and City Council members are conducted in accordance with the Georgia Election Code and Rule of the State Election Board.

The next municipal election for the City of Statesboro will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. There will be be three open positions: District 2, District 3, and District 5.




 for the


 Tuesday, November 7, 2023

In accordance with the City of Statesboro’s Ordinances and the State of Georgia Election Code:

Candidates who desire to qualify for City Council Seats 2, 3, and 5 should file with the Election Superintendent for Qualifying, their notice of candidacy at City Hall located at 50 East Main during the week of

Monday, August 21, 2023 at 8:30 a.m.


Friday, August 25, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.

(all other times are normal business hours)

 The qualifying fee for the office of:

City Council seat 2                $227.00

City Council seat 3                $227.00

City Council seat 5                $227.00


The last day to register to vote in the Municipal Election is

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

For additional information, contact City Clerk Leah Harden, Election Superintendent for Qualifying at (912)764-5468.