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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 | 91 91 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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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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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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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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Jester voted District 1 Commissioner in DeKalb's runoff election
The final votes for the Dec. 2 runoff election are in and Republican Nancy Jester will be DeKalb County’s new District 1 County Commissioner. Jester, who gained 3,954 votes, or 75.85 percent of the...
December 02, 2014 09:20 PM | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jester talks goals for guiding the district if elected
Republican candidate Nancy Jester, who earned the second highest votes in the Nov. 4 election, said she is enjoying hitting the ground and meeting more residents during her runoff campaign for Dist...
November 25, 2014 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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86-year-old political unknown Pyles heads to DeKalb commission runoff
After the Nov. 4 general election, some DeKalb County residents may have been surprised to see — amongst the five candidates on the ballot for County Commission District 1, four of whom were listed...
November 18, 2014 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb voters re-elect incumbents
Last Tuesday’s mid-term election saw the biggest turnout in DeKalb County since 2010, according to H. Maxine Daniels, elections director. In the elections for State Senate and Representatives, DeKa...
November 11, 2014 10:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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High voter turnout leads to runoff in DeKalb election
After what DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Director Maxine Daniels called an “extremely high turnout,” for voting last week, Brookhaven will welcome a new District 2 city councilmemb...
November 11, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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