Advance Voting Nov. 17 –24, Election Day is Nov. 30
DECATUR, GA—The DeKalb Board of Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb BRE) recently approved details for the upcoming runoff election, scheduled for Nov. 30, and for the designated advance voting period, scheduled for Nov. 17 – Nov. 24.
DeKalb is hosting a number of runoff contests held in three cities: Atlanta, Tucker and Stonecrest. In the City of Atlanta, DeKalb-Atlanta voters will return to the polls to vote for Mayor, City Council President, City Council Member Post 3 At-large, City Council Member District 5, and Board of Education Member District 7 At-large. In Tucker, voters will decide a runoff for City Council Member District 2 Post 1. Stonecrest voters will be voting for City Council Member District Post 1.
“We are encouraging voters to remain aware of the specific races that are now heading to a runoff on Nov. 30,” said DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections interim Director Twyla Hart. “We are hosting advance voting opportunities to ensure voters have an opportunity to cast their votes in person ahead of Election Day.”
DeKalb VRE’s board approved early voting to begin Nov. 17—24, weekdays 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 20, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Sunday ,Nov. 21, noon until 5 p.m. Advance voting will be available at four locations: DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Office in Decatur; Stonecrest Library;Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library; and Bessie Branham Recreation Center in Atlanta. Drop boxes are available at all advance voting locations.
Absentee ballots should be requested as soon as possible. The last day to request absentee ballots for the Nov. 30 Runoff Election is Nov. 19. Absentee ballots can be mailed or delivered to a drop box location.
|Advance Voting Locations: Nov. 30 Runoff Election||Drop Box Location (Yes/No)|
|DeKalb Voter Registration & Elections Office
4380 Memorial Drive Suite 300
|Yes – DeKalb Voter Registration & Elections Office has a drop box located inside the facility|
|Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library
5234 LaVista Road
|Yes – Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library has a drop box located inside the facility|
|Bessie Branham Recreation Center
2051 Delano Drive NE
|Yes – Bessie Branham Recreation Center has a drop box located inside the facility|
3123 Klondike Road
Stonecrest, GA 30038
|Yes – The Stonecrest Library has a drop box located inside the facility.|
|Advance Voting Dates and Times|
|November 17||8 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|November 18||8 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|November 19||8 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|November 20 (Weekend Voting)||9 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|November 21 (Weekend Voting)||12 p.m. (noon) – 5 p.m.|
|November 22||8 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|November 23||8 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|November 24||8 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|November 30 Runoff Election Contests:|
|City of Atlanta:
City Council President
City Council Member – Post 3 At Large
City Council Member – District 5
Board of Education Member – District 7 At Large
|City of Stonecrest:
City Council Member – District Post 1
|City of Tucker
City Council Member – District 2 Post
Voters who would like to confirm if they are eligible to cast a ballot in a particular runoff election should visit www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do. For additional questions, please contact DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections at 404-298-4020.