Special Election




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 8th day of November, 2022, a Special Election will be held in conjunction with the General Election at the regular polling places in all the election districts of CITY OF FAIRBURN, GEORGIA (the “City”), at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of the City for their determination a question regarding whether there shall be the sale of alcohol on Sundays by licensed retailers within the City. The Mayor and Council of the City of Fairburn, as the governing authority, adopted an ordinance permitting the sale of alcohol on Sundays for licensed retail establishments to begin at 12:30P.M. and to continue through 11:30 P.M. The Ordinance is conditioned upon the approval of the electors of CITY OF FAIRBURN, GEORGIA in this special election.


The ballots to be used at said special election shall have written or printed thereon substantially the following:


(   ) YES


(   ) NO

Shall the governing authority of CITY OF FAIRBURN, GEORGIA, be authorized to permit and regulate Sunday sales of distilled spirits and alcoholic beverages by licensed retailers within the City from 12:30 P.M. to 11:30. P.M.?


The special election shall be held at the regular and established voting precincts of the election districts of the City of Fairburn. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the election.


Those qualified to vote in said election shall be the qualified electors registered to vote as determined in accordance with the Georgia Election Code, O.C.G.A. §21-2-1, et seq. and those who desire to register to vote in the special election may register to vote through the close of business (5:00 p.m.) on October 11, 2022. The Polls for said election will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on the day fixed for said election. Early voting by mail will be offered October 11, 2022, through October 28, 2022, and early voting in-person will be offered October 17, 2022, through November 4, 2022.



Brenda B. James, City Clerk