Election News
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 | 4 4 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 | 5 5 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 | 126 126 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb voters head to runoff for commission seat
Election results for DeKalb are in despite some setbacks at some of the polling locations. Registration and Elections Director H. Maxine Daniels said some polling locations were “caught off guard” ...
November 05, 2014 01:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Numbers close for DeKalb's Commission District 1 race
*updated 10:12 p.m.* State Rep. District 94: Karen Bennett, 96.09 percent; Bradley Young, 3.85 percent State Rep. District 83: Howard Mosby, 88.91 percent; Freddy Holley, 11.03 percent State Rep. D...
November 04, 2014 07:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Election Results (live feed)
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November 04, 2014 07:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Staff errors complicate voting in DeKalb County
Elections officials say staff errors in DeKalb County led to some voters having to use paper ballots. According to media reports, some voters at the New Life Community Center had to use paper ballo...
November 04, 2014 05:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State scrambles to fix problems with voter site
As voters headed to the polls Tuesday, state officials scrambled to fix problems with a website that's supposed to help Georgians find their poll locations. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp sa...
November 04, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter turnout in DeKalb at a normal pace
Since the polls opened at 7 a.m. today, DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections Administrative Assistant Mary Frances Weeks said things have flowed smoothly. While she said the overall turnout...
November 04, 2014 10:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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News Guide: Highlights of Georgia elections
Key races to watch in Tuesday elections across Georgia. TOP OF THE TICKET After months of high-stakes campaigning and a seemingly endless barrage of negative TV ads, voters will finally choose whet...
November 03, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five qualify for District 1 commission seat in DeKalb
The field of qualified candidates for the DeKalb County District 1 Commission seat is at five. Those candidates are Wendy Butler, of Brookhaven, Larry Danese, of Brookhaven, Nancy Jester, of Dunwoo...
September 16, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams announces run for state Senate District 42 seat
Georgia State Senate candidate Republican Greg Williams recently hosted his fall campaign kickoff event at the DeKalb GOP headquarters. Williams is running for the state Senate seat vacated by Jaso...
September 09, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb elections calls special election for District 1 commission seat
The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will call for a special election to fill the vacancy in the office of DeKalb County Commissioner, District 1, resulting from the resignation of...
August 27, 2014 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb sheriff talks priorities, goals following election
After the runoff elections in DeKalb County last month, Sheriff Jeff Mann said he is ready to keep serving the public and focusing on important improvements for officers, inmates and citizens. Mann...
August 05, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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