It’s Nov. 3, election day

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 3, 2015
File Photo provided by Dena Mellick

File Photo provided by Dena Mellick

Voters will head to the polls today to decide important municipal races for city commission in Decatur and Avondale Estates.

There will also be referendums on a $75 million bond for school construction in Decatur, as well as cityhood referendums on proposals to create the new cities of Tucker and LaVista Hills. Also, there will be a ballot question about reforming DeKalb County’s ethics board. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

People who wish to vote will need to bring one of the following forms of identification, according to the Georgia Secretary of State’s office:

– Any valid state or federal government issued photo ID, including a free ID Card issued by your county registrar’s office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)

– A Georgia Driver’s License, even if expired

– Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state

– Valid U.S. passport ID

– Valid U.S. military photo ID

– Valid tribal photo ID

By visiting the Georgia Secretary of State’s My Voter Page, you can get your polling location and a sample ballot. To visit the page, click here.

Decaturish has provided extensive coverage of the upcoming elections.

For information on the Decatur elections, click here.

For information about the Avondale Estates elections, click here.

For information about the cityhood referendums, click here.

Decaturish will be covering the election results this evening, so check this website for live updates.

Please vote in the Nov. 3 elections. If you’re out and about voting today, please feel free to post your observations in our comments section.

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