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Report: former employee to blame for release of Georgia voter data
A report released Monday by Secretary of State Brian Kemp faults a single employee for the release of all Georgia registered voters' personal information. The 30-page report is the fullest accounti...
December 15, 2015 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep. Holcomb releases statement on alleged LaVista Hills voting fraud
Rep. Scott Holcomb, D-Atlanta, District 81, who represents citizens residing in the new city of Tucker and the proposed city of LaVista Hills, is concerned that some voters were disenfranchised and...
November 09, 2015 08:57 AM | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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LaVista Hills vote under investigation
The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office is digging into claims of fraud involving the LaVista Hills referendum, which did not pass on election night by a difference of 136 votes. “The only thing we...
November 05, 2015 06:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tucker celebrates cityhood; new mayors in DeKalb talk goals
About 13.48 percent of voters in DeKalb County cast 46,981 ballots on Election Day to vote “yes” for the creation of a new city and two, new mayors. Perhaps the closest and most watched race of the...
November 04, 2015 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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New city created, new mayors elected in DeKalb
About 13.48 percent of voters in DeKalb County cast 46,981 ballots on Election Day to vote “yes” for the creation of a new city and two, new mayors. Perhaps the closest and most watch race of the n...
November 03, 2015 11:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polling officially closed in DeKalb County municipal elections
All polling precincts for the DeKalb County Municipal Elections are now officially closed. The next step is for poll officials to remove all memory cards from the voting units and securely transpor...
November 03, 2015 06:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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After-work rush hits DeKalb polls
As polls prepare to close in DeKalb County for the General Municipal Elections, precincts are busy tallying up their final numbers amidst a final after-work surge of voters. Sharon Bouchard, poll m...
November 03, 2015 05:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb polls seeing increased voter turnout midday
Voter turnout for the DeKalb County Municipal Elections has increased since this morning's first reports. Around 9 a.m., Briar Vista Elementary School poll manager Ronald Jefferson had reported aro...
November 03, 2015 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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BLOG: Election Day conundrum
Spring Back, Fall Forward made me vote today. Let me explain. The expired Samsung Flight cell phone I use as an alarm clock thinks it is sitting somewhere in the North Atlantic. Its time has never ...
November 03, 2015 01:00 PM | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter turnout light to moderate in DeKalb County
The general municipal elections are under way in DeKalb County this morning, with voter turnout ranging from light to above average since polls opened at 7 a.m. Ronald Jefferson, the poll manager a...
November 03, 2015 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tale of 2 cities: DeKalb voters decide whether to create new towns
Voters are deciding whether to create two new Georgia cities in DeKalb County today. Tuesday's vote will determine whether LaVista Hills and Tucker become the state's newest cities. If voters appro...
November 03, 2015 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five things to know about how your votes are counted
The general municipal elections are taking place Tuesday in DeKalb County. Residents have been able to vote early in-person as well as by mail since Oct. 12 while the rest can cast their vote on El...
November 02, 2015 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reed, Porter, Carter and Lewis endorse Hillary Clinton
Presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton is gathering support from a long list of prominent Georgia Democrats. Her campaign released a list of backers Wednesday that includes three of Georgia's ...
October 07, 2015 04:46 PM | 2 2 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Candidates qualify for Nov. 3 elections in DeKalb municipalities
Qualifying has ended and candidate names are officially in for the Nov. 3 ballot of the 2015 municipal elections. Several seats are running unopposed, while many are introducing new candidates into...
September 09, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bennett, Davis duel in District 80 runoff Tuesday
Democrat Taylor J. Bennett and Republican J. Max Davis, both lawyers, will meet Tuesday in the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives special runoff election. In the July 14 four-person race,...
August 05, 2015 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Fulton turnout could be as low as 5 percent
With only one item on the ballot next week — the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives special runoff election — Fulton County’s top elections official said he is hoping for higher turnout b...
August 05, 2015 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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