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Decaturish hosting virtual forums on Twitch for DeKalb County School Board races

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Decaturish hosting virtual forums on Twitch for DeKalb County School Board races

FILE PHOTO USED FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES: Carol Calvert holds a sign during a ‘Get out the Vote’ rally hosted by the Avondale Alliance for Racial Justice in Avondale Estates on September 19, 2020. Photo by Dean Hesse.

DeKalb County, GA — Decaturish.com will hold virtual forums on the morning of April 28 for the three DeKalb County Commission races on the May 24 ballot.

The forums will be live-streamed via Twitch and uploaded to YouTube a day later. People who wish to ask questions during the forum will need to create a Twitch account and follow Decaturish.com’s Twitch Channel. To find the channel, click here.

If you have a question you’d like us to ask the candidates, email it to us at [email protected]

The forum schedule will be as follows:

DeKalb BOE, District 2 – 9 a.m. 

Candidates: Steven Bowden, Wendy Hamilton, Whitney McGinniss, Candice D. McKinley

DeKalb BOE, District 4 – 11 a.m. 

Candidates: Allyson Gevertz (incumbent), Bonnie Chappell (Decaturish has not been able to reach this candidate. If you know how to contact this candidate, please have them contact us at [email protected] )

DeKalb BOE, District 6 – 1 p.m. 

Candidates:  Diijon “Twin” Dacosta (Incumbent), Janet Hughes, Venola Mason

Candidates will receive a Zoom meeting link 30 minutes before the start of the forum. If a candidate is not in the meeting when the forum starts, the forum will proceed without them.

All our elections coverage can be found at Decaturishvotes.com

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