Resource Documents & Important Links
The elected officials of the City make decisions based on many various City and State regulations, ordinances, and policies. It is very important to be familiar with all local and state laws regarding holding public office. Below are listed some important resources for those considering running for office as well as elected officials already serving.
Code of Ordinances: City of Duluth, GA City Charter, and local laws
Code of Ethics Ordinance All elected officials must abide by the Code of Ethics and sign Oaths
The Constitution of the State of Georgia "To perpetuate the principles of free government, insure justice to all, preserve peace, promote the interest and happiness of the citizen and of the family, and transmit to posterity the enjoyment of liberty."
State of Georgia: Election Code Guidance for conducting elections, required actions for candidates
Rules and Regulations of the State Election Board Searchable by categories
Georgia Government Transparency Campaign Finance Commission (Formerly Ethics Commission) Reporting requirements.
GGTCFC Training Workshops Educational Outreach Program for Candidates