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Forum for Decatur City Commission District 1, Post B, At-large commissioner set for Oct. 22

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Forum for Decatur City Commission District 1, Post B, At-large commissioner set for Oct. 22

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On Tuesday evening, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m., City of Decatur residents are invited to a candidates forum, held in the Sanctuary of the Church at Decatur Heights at 735 Sycamore Drive in Decatur.

This Candidates forum is for the City Commission Candidates for District 1, Post B and At-Large Commissioner. Candidates Erin Braden, George Dusenbury, Tony Powers, and Christopher Gagnon will be on the forum to talk about “key topics of interest to our community,” according to a recent press release.

In addition, the forum will be moderated by reporter and long-time Decatur resident and AJC reporter Bill Banks.

Learn more about voting in the Nov. 5 election: 

Early voting in the Nov. 5 municipal elections in DeKalb County began on Monday, Oct. 14.

Numerous DeKalb County cities are holding elections, including Decatur, Avondale Estates and Tucker.

The closest early voting site for these residents will be at the Voter Registration & Elections Office on 4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 300 Decatur, GA 30032.

Early voting times are Monday through Friday, Oct. 14 through Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There will be no Saturday and Sunday voting in the municipal elections.

If you need to see a sample ballot, visit the Georgia Secretary of State’s My Voter page by clicking here. You can also find your polling place if you choose to vote on Nov. 5 instead of voting early.

You have to be 18 to vote. You will also need to bring one of the following forms of ID, 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

 

 

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