The Feb. 9 race is to fill the House District 90 seat of former state Rep. Pam Stephenson, whose daughter used a power of attorney to announce her mother’s resignation in September due to Stephenson’s personal health issues. HD 90 includes parts of DeKalb, Henry and Rockdale Counties.Read More
DeKalb Democrats, we are now in overtime when it comes to voting. Early Voting starts Monday, December 14. You can easily find a list of Early Voting options by visiting georgiademocrat.org/early-voting. If you’re voting by mail, there are several ballot drop boxes throughout the county. Click here for a list of drop boxes and click here for a list of brand new ballot drop boxes. Early voting ends Thursday, December 31. Please be aware of holiday hours.
Early voting for the special election runoff to fill the remaining term of late Congressman John Lewis started Nov. 9 and will end Nov. 25.Read More
The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections has approved the following polling place changes for the November 3, 2020 General Election and any following Runoff elections. These changes are necessary because the regular polling locations for these precincts are not available or are no longer able to accommodate indoor social distancing requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A complete list of polling locations for both Advanced Voting and Election Day voting can be found online at DeKalbVotes.com. Please be sure to double-check your precinct location by logging into mvp.sos.ga.gov. Continue to scroll for polling locations that have reverted back to their original location after the primary.
|PRECINCT NAME||NEW POLLING LOCATION BEGINNING NOV. 3RD||PREVIOUS LOCATION|
|ASHFORD PARKSIDE (BHAVN)||Montgomery Elementary School: 3995 Ashford Dunwoody Road • Atlanta 30319||Ashford Parkside Senior Residence: 3522 Blair Circle, NE • Atlanta 30319|
|BOULDERCREST ROAD||Obama Elementary School: 3132 Clifton Church Road, SE • Atlanta 30316||Church of Christ at Bouldercrest: 2727 Bouldercrest Road, SE • Atlanta 30316|
|CLAIREMONT EAST (DEC)||Decatur Recreation Department: 231 Sycamore Street • Decatur 30030||First Baptist Church of Decatur: 308 Clairemont Avenue • Decatur 30030|
|CORALWOOD||Briarlake Elementary School: 3590 LaVista Road • Decatur 30033||Coralwood Center: 2477 Coralwood Drive • Decatur 30033|
|EMBRY HILLS||Evansdale Elementary School: 2914 Evans Woods Drive • Doraville 30340||Holy Cross Catholic Church: 3773 Chamblee Tucker Road • Chamblee 30341|
|FLAKES MILL FIRE STATION||County Line – Ellenwood Library: 4331 River Road • Ellenwood 30294||Flakes Mill Fire Station: 4540 Flakes Mill Road • Ellenwood 30294|
|GEORGETOWN SQUARE (DUN)||Peachtree Middle School: 4664 North Peachtree Road • Dunwoody 30338||Dunwoody Pines Retirement: 4355 Georgetown Square Road • Dunwoody 30338|
|GLENNWOOD (DEC)||Decatur Recreation Department: 31 Sycamore Street • Decatur 30030||Holy Trinity Parish: 515 East Ponce de Leon Avenue • Decatur 30030|
|GRESHAM ROAD||Obama Elementary School: 3132 Clifton Church Road, SE • Atlanta 30316||First Baptist Church: Gresham Road, Inc. • 2394 Gresham Road|
|HENDERSON MILL||Henderson Mill Elementary: 2408 Henderson Mill Road, NE • Atlanta 30345||St. Bede’s Episcopal Church: 2601 Henderson Mill Road • Atlanta 30345|
|LIN – MARY LIN ELEM (ATL)||Neighborhood Church: 1561 McLendon Avenue, NE • Atlanta 30307||Mary Lin Elementary School: 3586 Candler Park Drive • Atlanta 30307|
|MIDVALE ROAD||Henderson Mill Elementary: 2408 Henderson Mill Road, NE • Atlanta 30345||St. Bede’s Episcopal Church: 2601 Henderson Mill Road • Atlanta 30345|
|MT. VERNON WEST (DUN)||Dunwoody High School: 5035 Vermack Road • Dunwoody 30338||St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church: 1978 Mt. Vernon Road • Dunwoody 30338|
|NORTH DECATUR||International Community School: 2418 Wood Trail Lane • Decatur 30033||North Decatur Presbyterian Church: 611 Medlock Road • Decatur 30033|
|REHOBOTH||Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church: 3142 Lawrenceville Highway • Tucker 30084||Rehoboth Baptist Church: 2997 Lawrenceville Hwy. • Tucker 30084|
|ROCK CHAPEL ROAD||Princeton Elementary School: 1321 S Deshon Road • Lithonia 30058||Antioch-Lithonia Baptist Church: 2152 Rock Chapel Road • Lithonia 30058|
|SCOTT||International Community School: 2418 Wood Trail Lane • Decatur 30033||North Decatur Presbyterian Church: 611 Medlock Road • Decatur 30033|
|SILVER LAKE (BHAVN) (ATL)||Ashford Park Elementary: 2968 Cravenridge Drive, NE • Brookhaven 30319||Brookhaven Christian Church: 4500 Peachtree Road, NE • Atlanta 30319|
|SKYLAND (BHAVN)||John Lewis Elementary: 2630 Skyland Drive • Atlanta 30319||Skyland United Methodist Church: 1850 Skyland Terrace NE • Atlanta 30319|
|STONECREST LIBRARY (STCRST)||City of Stonecrest Annex (Old Sears Building – Stonecrest Mall): 2929 Turner Hill Road • Lithonia 30038||Stonecrest Library: 3123 Klondike Road • Lithonia 30038|
|WINNONA PARK (DEC)||Decatur Legacy Park: Cochran Building • 500 S. Columbia Drive • Decatur, GA 30030||Columbia Theological Seminary Richard Center: 701 S. Columbia Drive • Decatur 30030|
The following precincts, which changed locations on an emergency basis for the June 9, 2020 and August 11, 2020 Primary Election and Runoff, will return to the regular polling locations as follows:
|PRECINCT NAME||NEW POLLING LOCATION BEGINNING NOV. 3RD||PREVIOUS LOCATION|
|BRIARCLIFF||Briarcliff Baptist Church: 3039 Briarcliff Road, NE • Atlanta 30329||Sagamore Hills Elementary School: 1865 Alderbrook Road NE • Atlanta, GA 30345|
|DUNWOODY 2 (DUN)||Kingswood United Methodist Church: 4896 N. Peachtree Road • Dunwoody 30338||Dunwoody High School: 5035 Vermack Road • Dunwoody, 30338|
|LAVISTA||St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church: 1790 LaVista Road, NE • Atlanta 30329||Margaret Harris Educational Center: 1634 Knob Hill • Drive NE, Atlanta 30329|
|MCWILLIAMS (STCRST)||Ousley United Methodist Church: 3261 Panola Road • Lithonia 30038||Miller Grove Middle School: 2215 Miller Road • Decatur, GA 30035|
|MILLER GROVE (STCRST/DEKALB)||Ousley United Methodist Church: 3261 Panola Road • Lithonia 30038||Miller Grove Middle School: 2215 Miller Road • Decatur, GA 30035|
|NORTHLAKE||Briarlake Baptist Church: 3715 LaVista Road • Decatur 30033||Briarlake Elementary School: 3590 LaVista Road • Decatur, GA 30033|
|OAKHURST (DEC)||Oakhurst Baptist Church: 222 East Lake Drive • Decatur 30030||Decatur Legacy Park: Cochran Building 500 S. Columbia Drive • Decatur, GA 30030|
|PLEASANTDALE ROAD||Grace Church International: 3434 Pleasantdale Road • Atlanta 30340||Evansdale Elementary School: 2914 Evans Woods Drive • Doraville, GA 30340|
|PONCE DE LEON (DEC)||First Christian Church of Decatur: 601 West Ponce de Leon Avenue • Decatur 30030||Decatur Recreation Department: 231 Sycamore Street • Decatur, GA 30030|
|TILLY MILL ROAD (DUN)||Kingswood United Methodist Church: 4896 N. Peachtree Road • Dunwoody 30338||Dunwoody High School: 5035 Vermack Road • Dunwoody, GA 30338|
|WINTERS CHAPEL (DUN)||Congregation Beth Shalom: 5303 Winters Chapel Road • Doraville 30360||Kingsley Elementary School: 2051 Brendon Drive • Dunwoody, GA 30338|
We know, now more than ever, the political power that lies dormant within Black men. This why we, DeKalb Democrats and the Black Caucus of the Young Democrats of Georgia, are doing everything we can to activate Black men into action this election cycle. This Monday, we will have a conversation with panelist Reverend Raphael Warnock (candidate for Senate), Daniel Blackman (candidate for Public Service Commissioner), Councilman Khalid (candidate for mayor of South Fulton), and Mondale Robinson (founder of the Black Male Voter Project) Monday, 8 pm via Facebook Live and Zoom. The forum will discuss a wide range of topics from public health (COVID-19) and safety, voting rights and generational wealth building in addition to how the Democratic platform will work on the behalf of Black men. Read for more.Read More
There will be two state-wide ballot measures on the November 3 ballot. At our next general business meeting, Thursday, September 3, DeKalb County Democratic Committee’s voting members will vote to endorse these ballot measures. The endorsement will signal to voters in DeKalb County on how to vote. Below is a summary of the ballot measures that will be voted on:Read More
When is the next election?
Due to the Public Health State of Emergency, Georgia’s Secretary of State has postponed both the Presidential Preference Primary, originally scheduled for March 24, and the General Election Primary, originally scheduled for May 19. Both primaries are now scheduled for June 9.
- In-person early voting will resume on May 18 and run until June 5. However, in-person voting locations will likely be limited due to COVID-19-related health concerns.
We are encouraging voters to vote by mail by visiting DeKalbVotes.com and requesting an absentee ballot. However, we want to make sure everyone is informed of all of their options. Note that there is no voting on Memorial Day (May 25). You must vote at your precinct on Tuesday, June 9, 7 am – 7 pm. Below is a breakdown of early vote locations and times:Read More