June 1 update: DeKalb moves 20 poll sites; 4 Decatur precincts shift to new locations

DeKalb emergency precinct shifts for June 9 For more details, scroll down to bottom of post to read pdf of changes Ashford Parkside precinct voters will shift to Montgomery Elementarry School; Clairemont East precinct voters will shift to Decatur Recration Department; Coralwood precinct voters will shift to Briarlake Elementary School; Dunwoody 2 precinct voters will shift to Dunwoody High School; Embry Hills precinct voters will shift to Evansdale Elementary School; Georgetown Square precinct voters will shift from Dunwoody Pines Retirement Home to Peachtree Middle School; Glennwood precinct voters will shift to Decatur Recration Department; LaVista precinct voters will shift to Margaret Harris Educational Center; Lin Mary Lin precinct voters will shift to Neighborhood Church; McWilliams and Miller Grove precinct voters will shift…

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Update: DeKalb shifts 20 poll locations; 4 Decatur precincts shift to new sits

DeKalb emergency precinct shifts for June 9 For more details, scroll down to bottom of post to read pdf of changes Ashford Parkside precinct voters will shift to Montgomery Elementarry School; Clairemont East precinct voters will shift to Decatur Recration Department; Coralwood precinct voters will shift to Briarlake Elementary School; Dunwoody 2 precinct voters will shift to Dunwoody High School; Embry Hills precinct voters will shift to Evansdale Elementary School; Georgetown Square precinct voters will shift from Dunwoody Pines Retirement Home to Peachtree Middle School; Glennwood precinct voters will shift to Decatur Recration Department; LaVista precinct voters will shift to Margaret Harris Educational Center; Lin Mary Lin precinct voters will shift to Neighborhood Church; McWilliams and Miller Grove precinct voters will shift…

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Foolproof Steps for Voting Absentee in Georgia

If you’re out canvassing voters these days (or voting absentee), you need “Foolproof Steps for Voting Absentee.” This essential document was prepared by DeKalb County Precinct Captain, Melanie Manning. Thank you so much, Melanie! Foolproof_Steps_for_Voting_Absentee (1) Please: Download Print Use Share

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We need to talk about the DeKalb Board of Elections

By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman The DeKalb Board of Elections has more than its share of problems and several voting rights activists and grassroots volunteers spoke out about those issues and suppport for an ongoing audit at today’s DeKalb Board of Commissioners meeting. Liz Throop, Betsy Schwalbach, and others outlined many of the problems DeKalb voters faced last November: long lines, inadequate facilities for early voting, and problems with absentee ballots highlighted their list of concerns. This included 4,700 missing absentee ballots in DeKalb that remain a matter of dispute and investigation (supposedly) by the Secretary of State’s office. As a result of this and other issues, thousands of DeKalb Citizens were unable to vote in the general election. Worth noting: DeKalb had…

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