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Qualifying Day 2: One more candidate qualifies in Decatur, no new candidates in Avondale and Tucker

Avondale Estates campaign coverage Decatur Tucker

Qualifying Day 2: One more candidate qualifies in Decatur, no new candidates in Avondale and Tucker

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During qualifying week, Aug. 19 through Aug. 23, Decaturish will post daily updates about candidates who have qualified to run in local elections. There will be a full recap of all the candidates running in Decatur, Avondale Estates and Tucker once qualifying ends. There will be ongoing coverage of each race through Nov. 5.

To see all of our stories related to the Nov. 5, 2019 elections, visit: decaturishvotes.com

Qualifying for the Nov. 5 city elections in Decatur, Avondale Estates and Tucker began Monday, Aug. 19. On the first day of qualifying, several candidates qualified to run for City Commission and School Board in Decatur, City Commission in Avondale Estates and City Council in Tucker.

The second day of qualifying saw the addition of one candidate in Decatur and no new candidates in Avondale Estates and Tucker.

George Dusenbury, who previously announced his candidacy on Decaturish, filed his qualification papers on Aug. 20.

– As of Aug. 20, the candidates who have qualified to run for office in Decatur are:

Decatur City Commission

District 1, Post B – Erin Braden

District 1, Post B – George Dusenbury

District 1, Post B – Christopher Gagnon

District At-large – Tony Powers (Incumbent)

District 2, Post B – Phillip Wiedower

District 2, Post B – Chris Stirn

Decatur School Board

District 2, Post B – Tasha Rose White (Incumbent)

District 1, Post B – James Herndon

At-large – Jana Johnson-Davis

 

– As of Aug. 20, the following candidates have qualified to run for Avondale Estates City Commission:

Mayor – Clai Brown

City Commission – Candace Jones

City Commission – Dee Merriam

 

– As of Aug. 20, the following candidates have qualified to run for Tucker City Council:

District 1 – Post 2 – Bill Rosenfeld (Incumbent)

District 2 – Post 2 – Noelle Monferdini (Incumbent)

District 3 – Post 2 – Anne Lerner (Incumbent)

 

Voter registration for the Nov. 5 municipal elections will end Oct. 7. Early voting will start on Oct. 14. To register to vote, click here.

In order to register you have to be a U.S. citizen, a legal resident of a Georgia county and at least 17 1/2 years old. You must be 18 years old to vote, according to the Secretary of State’s Office.

 

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