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Tucker candidate forum will be held on Oct. 23

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Tucker candidate forum will be held on Oct. 23

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People interested in learning more about the candidates running for Tucker City Council will have a chance on Wednesday evening, Oct. 23.

All candidates are expected to attend the forum, which will be held at Tucker First United Methodist Church Activities Center, located at 4315 Church Street. The forum will start at 6:30 p.m.

There is only one contested race in this year’s election: incumbent City Councilmember Bill Rosenfeld versus challenger Christine Bloodworth in the race for District 1, Post 2.

Other candidates running unopposed this year are:

District 2, Post 2 – Noelle Monferdini (Incumbent)

District 3, Post 2 – Anne Lerner (Incumbent)

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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