2023 City of Cumming Municipal Election Information

The following candidates qualified for the 2023 Municipal Election: 

Council Post 3: Oran Joey Cochran (Incumbent)

Council Post 4: Christopher Light (Incumbent) 

Council Post 5: Linda Ledbetter (Incumbent) and Susie Charles-Carr 

CLICK HERE for the Complete 2023 Municipal Election Voter Guide! 

CLICK HERE for City of Cumming Precinct Map 

CLICK HERE for Sample Ballot

The City of Cumming municipal election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. 

For each council member post, the candidate receiving the highest number of legal votes for the office qualified shall be declared elected. The City Charter expressly provides for plurality vote election, not majority vote election.

The three council members elected on November 7, 2023 shall hold office for the term of four (4) years beginning January 1, 2024 and until their successors are elected and qualified.

The registration deadline for Residents of the City of Cumming who are not registered to vote and who desire to vote in the election is October 10, 2023. Contact Forsyth County Voter Registrations and Elections at 770-781-2118 for information on registering to vote.Advance/Early Voting will take place Monday to Friday, October 16 through November 3; on Saturdays, October 21 and October 28; and on Sunday, October 22. Advance/Early voting will be held at the Forsyth County Voter Registrations and Elections (1201 Sawnee Drive). For information on Advance/Early Voting call City Hall at 770-781-2010. The Cumming Precinct at Cumming City Hall (100 Main Street) will be open for voting from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on the Election Day of Tuesday, November 7, 2023.


City of Cumming Christmas Parade Registration Now Open for 2023

The 2023 City of Cumming Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023. Parade start time is 5 p.m. with related road closures beginning at 4:30 p.m. The parade route is from Forsyth Central High School to the Cumming Fairgrounds via Tribble Gap/Castleberry Road.

Click here for the 2023 City of Cumming Christmas Parade Registration Form. Completed forms should be emailed to Crystal Ledford at cledford@cityofcumming.net (forms can also be mailed to Cumming City Hall, ATTN: Crystal Ledford, 100 Main Street, Cumming, GA  30040, or brought by in person to the third floor of City Hall, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Deadline to register for the parade is 5 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2023. Questions? Email Ms. Ledford at cledford@cityofcumming.net


Mayor & City Council Present “Key to the City” Recognition to Pillars of Community

In February of 2023, Mayor Troy Brumbalow & Cumming City Council began a key “Key to the City” award, which is presented to long-time City of Cumming residents who have served the community in many different ways for numerous decades. Click below to read about each recipient: 

Lamar Sexton – Recognized Feb. 7, 2023

Joel “Chigger” Webb – Recognized Feb. 21, 2023

Roger Crow – Recognized March 7, 2023

Jimmy Goodson – Recognized March 21, 2023

Ricky Noles – Recognized April 18, 2023

Jim Otwell – Recognized May 2, 2023

Doug Sorrells – Recognized May 16, 2023

Dr. Shannon Mize – Recognized June 6, 2023

Gene Hansard – Recognized July 18, 2023

Dr. John and Mrs. Mary Helen McGruder – August 15, 2023


‘Cumming Home’ Water Tower Lighting Schedule Set for 2023

Please click here to view the ‘Cumming Home’ Water Tower lighting schedule for 2023. (The application period for 2023 closed on Jan. 20th. We will offer another application period for 2024 beginning in late October – check back here for the 2024 application this fall.)