The race to replace District 6 Sandy Springs City Councilwoman Karen Meinzen-McEnerny became more crowded on Tuesday.

John Stoj was the only candidate to qualify on Tuesday, and he joins three other candidates for the District 6 race: Patty Berkovitz, Sonja Tonpea and Andy Bauman.

Bauman has announced his candidacy, but has not yet officially qualified to run. Qualifying ends on Aug. 30. The qualifying fee is $750 for mayoral candidates and $360 for city council candidates. All council seats will appear on the Nov. 5 ballot.

Here is the full list of candidates who qualified as of Tuesday, Aug. 27.

For Mayor: Rusty Paul and Bob Brown

District 1: John Paulson

District 2: Dianne Fries

District 3: Graham McDonald

District 4: Gabriel Sterling and Tochie Blad

District 6: Patty Berkovitz, John Stoj, Sonja Tonpea

Dan Whisenhunt

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