DeKalb Election Central
The cities of Dunwoody and Lithonia have elected new mayors while Doraville will face a runoff election to decide who will be the city’s next mayor.
In a surprise move, one of the Brookhaven City Council’s veteran members is not seeking reelection this fall.
Halfway into the city of Brookhaven’s three-day qualifying period for this year’s mayoral and city council elections, two of the three incumbents up for reelection have already filed their paperwork to run again.
U.S. Rep. Karen Handel, R-Roswell, conceded in her race for re-election Thursday, clearing the path for Democrat Lucy McBath to take office in January.
At a rally in Decatur this afternoon, Oprah Winfrey echoed her statements given to a crowd of 600 in Cobb County this morning: “I don’t want any party, and I don’t want any kind of partisan influence telling me what decision I get to make for myself,” she said. “Nobody paid for me to come he…
Oprah Winfrey will be in Cobb and DeKalb Counties Thursday campaigning for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.
Republican incumbent Meagan Hanson and Democratic challenger Matthew Wilson are vying for the District 80 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 general election. Both are Brookhaven residents, the district includes Brookhaven and parts of Chamblee and Sandy Springs and b…
The Community Assistance Center, a Sandy Springs-based nonprofit that serves the poor in that city and in Dunwoody, is offering residents a chance to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election.
About 103,669 ballots were cast during the May 22 primary elections in DeKalb. That makes up about 22 percent of the registered 471,302 voters in the county.
Primary election results, deciding which Democrat will face U.S. District 6 Rep. Karen Handel, R-Roswell, are sending two candidates to the July 24 runoff.
U.S. Rep. Karen Handel, R-Roswell, may have her eyes on May 22’s election night coverage to learn who she may face come November.
One day before the deadline to challenge in court the results of the Dec. 5 Atlanta mayoral nonpartisan general runoff election, Mary Norwood has conceded defeat against Keisha Lance Bottoms.
A Dec. 14 recount in the Dec. 5 nonpartisan Atlanta mayoral general runoff election produced nearly the same result as the certified totals did, with Keisha Lance Bottoms nipping Mary Norwood by 821 votes, 12 less than the margin following the certification.
DeKalb residents voted to approve a one cent special-purpose local-option sales tax (SPLOST) and a special homestead exemption while keeping two incumbents as city mayors during the Nov. 7 local elections.
DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond, members of the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners, and mayors from the 12 cities located within DeKalb County announced early voting had begun on three referendums in advance of general Election Day on Nov. 7.
In the Nov. 7 nonpartisan election for the District 4 Brookhaven City Council seat, Dale Boone, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Brookhaven in 2015, is facing incumbent Joe Gebbia, who has been on the council for all five years the city has been in existence.
Six Georgia voters and a nonprofit filed a lawsuit July 3 alleging that numerous failures of the voting system caused an indeterminable outcome in the June 20 Special Election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
MARIETTA — Despite polls and pundits dubbing it a tight race in the days prior, Republican Karen Handel did more than squeak out a win against Democrat Jon Ossoff in Tuesday’s runoff election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
Turnout in the June 20 special runoff election for the District 6 U.S. House of Representatives seat started slow in DeKalb — with a few early hiccups leading into an afternoon of storms.
With early voting in the race for the District 6 U.S. House of Representatives seat starting May 30, three local politicians have endorsed and/or stumped for Democrat Jon Ossoff in his battle against Republican Karen Handel. The two are facing off in a June 20 special runoff election for the…
The Jewish War Veterans Atlanta Post 112 May 21 held at Berman Commons in Dunwoody its first political event involving the two candidates for the District 6 U.S. House of Representatives seat special runoff election June 20. Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff each spoke, with Ha…
While the race for Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District will have to wait until a run-off in June, the remaining members of the new city of Stonecrest’s city council are now all in place.
The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections has approved a satellite advance voting location for the Congressional District 6 special election at the Dunwoody Library Monday, April 10, through Friday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Dunwoody Library is located at 5339 Chamblee Dunwood…
On the eve of the new city of Stonecrest’s first elections, one mayoral candidate is busy clearing his name after residents received a controversial mailer over the weekend.
Healthcare, education, immigration and the middle class remain the hot topics in the race to replace District 6 U.S. Rep. Tom Price, M.D., R-Roswell.
Three more candidates qualified Feb. 15 during the final day of qualifying for the special election to fill the seat vacated by District 6 U.S. Rep. Tom Price, M.D., R-Roswell, who last week was confirmed as the new secretary of health and human services. That brings the total number of cand…
Eight candidates qualified Feb. 13 during the first day of qualifying for the special election to fill the seat vacated by District 6 U.S. Rep. Tom Price, M.D., R-Roswell, who last week was confirmed as the new secretary of health and human services.
Twenty candidates have qualified to fill the first mayor and city council seats for the new city of Stonecrest.
Based on the numbers, DeKalb County will most likely not be mandated in the immediate future to provide bilingual ballots to non-English speaking voters in the same way nearby Gwinnett County has been.
Update 1:45 p.m.: While many voters reported waiting anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour to vote early this morning, by lunch time it appeared that polling place in DeKalb County have slowed down.
Marc Alan Urbach is running for president in the Nov. 8 election not as a publicity stunt but as an alternative to the main candidates, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.
In addition to choosing the country's next president, voters on Nov. 8 will be asked whether or not to pass an amendment to provide dedicated funding toward rehabilitative services for child victims of sex trafficking.
Today Secretary of State Brian Kemp ordered a recount of all ballots cast in DeKalb, Rockdale, and Newton counties in the July 26 Democratic primary run-off election for state senate district 43. Dorothea “Dee” Dawkins-Haigler requested a recount this morning after losing by ten votes to Ton…
With voting now closed in DeKalb county, results will begin to appear within the hour. But in the meantime, here is a guide on how those votes are counted.
Unless a huge rush of voters flock to the polls in DeKalb County before primary elections end at 7 p.m. today, Maxine Daniels, director of voter registration and elections, does not think the county will reach the 20 percent voter turnout mark. "It looks pretty bad right now," she said. "We'…
According to Maxine Daniels, director of voter registration and elections for DeKalb County, voting this morning has been "steady, with no rush" at various polling locations.
Though the incumbents running to represent the Georgia House of Representative in districts 80 and 81 are unopposed in the May 24 Democratic primary, a number of candidates are competing in the Republican primary to face-off in the November 8 general election.