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DeKalb Strong hosting candidate forum on April 30

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DeKalb Strong hosting candidate forum on April 30

DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.
DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.

DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.

The group that led the opposition to the creation of new cities in DeKalb County is also working to improve county government.

DeKalb Strong is hosting a candidate forum on April 30, and many of the candidates in the upcoming May 24 primary have confirmed their attendance. It will be held Saturday, April 30, at Rehoboth Baptist Church, 2997 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker, GA  30084. The event begins at 2 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m.

The forum will offer voters an opportunity to meet the candidates in the contested elections. Early voting begins May 2.

“We are very pleased to be able to present this opportunity to our community.  We are also honored that Rehoboth Baptist Church is lending their facilities for the event,” DeKalb Strong President Marjorie Snook said in a press release.

The following candidates have indicated they will attend the forum:

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Michael Thurmond

Connie Stokes

Tax Commissioner:

Susannah Scott

Irvin Johnson

Stan Watson

District Attorney:

Robert James

Sherry Boston


Nicole Marchand Golden

Donna Coleman-Stribling

Superior Court Judge:

Judge Clarence Seeliger

Stephone Johnson

Superior Court Judge:

Judge Gail Flake

Angela Brown

State Court Judge:

Judge Dax Lopez

Roderick Bridges


Kyle Jones

Sheriff Jeff Mann 2:30-4:00

Harold Dennis

District 4 Commission:

Steve Bradshaw

Sharon Barnes Sutton

Lance Lawyer Hammonds

District 6 Commission:

Representative of Kathie Gannon