City of Mountain Breezes
Cleveland, Georgia.

City Elections

Mount Yonah Voting Precinct Relocation

CITY OF CLEVELAND EARLY VOTING:  All voters residing in the city of Cleveland vote in the Mount Yonah Precinct.  Early Voting for The Mount Yonah Precinct will be held at The Mauney Building, located at 1241 Helen Highway, Cleveland, Georgia 30528.

CITY OF CLEVELAND VOTING ON ELECTION DAY:  The Mount Yonah Polling Place will be relocated from Cleveland First Baptist Church, located at 25 Church Street Cleveland, Georgia 30528, to The Bridge Church, located at 607 Hulsey Rd Cleveland, Georgia 30528.

City Elections

The City of Cleveland holds elections in odd numbered years. The election years for the Mayor and Council are staggered and held every two years. The seats for Mayor and Council Ward 1 and Ward 2 have the same election year. Council Wards 3 and 4 would be elected two years later.

The Mayor and City Council serve four-year terms. Although, each Council Member represents a Ward (area), the citizens of Cleveland are able to vote at-large for each member sitting on the Council.
General municipal elections are typically held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-541.2(4).

A candidate must receive a majority (50% + 1) of the votes in order to be elected to office.
The municipal superintendent shall be a person or committee selected by the governing authority of the municipality. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-70.1(b). A municipality may appoint someone, such as the city clerk, to serve as the election superintendent.

O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-2(35)(D), 21-2-70, 21-2-70.1.

You must be a resident and a registered voter within the city limits of Cleveland.  Click on link to see a map showing the city limits.   City Limit Map


How to register to vote:

Check the register to vote information page

or contact

White County Board of Elections
Jody Davis, Elections Supervisor
1241 Helen Hwy. Suite 2010-A
Cleveland, GA 30528
Phone 706.865.7812 / Fax 706.219.1511
office hours 8 am - 5 pm M-F