Friday, November 2, 2012
Berean Christian Church in Stone Mountain is an early voting polling place.
Want to vote for president before Tuesday, Nov. 6? Find time in your schedule today. Advanced voting for the presidential election ends today, Friday, Nov. 2. Early voting polling places, including Berean Christian Church Community Center at 2440 Young Rd. in Stone Mountain, are open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Other early voting places today include: What's on the ballot? The presidential election features the Democratic incumbent, President Barack Obama, against the GOP nominee, Gov. Mitt Romney and Gov. Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party. Voters also will decide between Lisa Kinnemore and incumbent Michele Henson for District 86 state representative; and between Christine "Tina" Hoffer and incumbent Dar'shun N. Kendrick for district 93 …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Don't forget Saturday voting is available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at three locations.
With the Nov. 6 Election Day fast approaching, voters are trying to beat the long lines at the polls. Through Thursday, 58,338 voters had cast early ballots in DeKalb County, according to the DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Office. That's 12.4 percent of the county's 470,065 registered voters. If you have a hard time getting away from work to vote, consider Saturday voting. Registered voters can cast ballots from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at these three locations. From Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, these other polls will be open for early voting. Please note: No early voting will be allowed on Saturday, Nov. 3, or Monday, Nov. 5. For more information, go to the DeKalb County Elections Office webpage.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Not surprisingly, Republican respondents said Mitt Romney won and Democrats said Barack Obama won. But Democratic respondents were much stronger in their opinion.
Your view of Monday night’s presidential debate on foreign policy may come down to who you already supported for president. A Patch flash poll of influential Republicans and Democrats in Georgia found that opinions on who won generally fell along party lines: Republicans thought Gov. Mitt Romney was the winner and Democrats thought President Barack Obama prevailed. It was a strong contrast to the first time the candidates faced off on Oct. 3, when the consensus of both parties was that Obama looked bored or annoyed and that Romney succeeded in presenting himself as presidential. Republican respondents said they felt Romney won the final debate, with 26.7 percent saying it was “by a wide margin” and 40 percent “by a slim margin.” Another …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Monday night was the final face-off for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney before the election. Who do you think won? And do you think it will affect the election?
The presidential candidates met tonight for their third and final debate in the campaign season. This time, the topic was foreign policy. What did you think of the discussion? Was anyone a clear winner? And will it affect the outcome of the election? Coming to us on a mobile device? If you can't see the blog above, you can review the discussion at this RSS feed.
Friday, October 19, 2012
DeKalb County residents can cast ballots this Saturday at three locations.
DeKalb County registered voters can cast their ballots this Saturday at these three locations opened this week for early voting. Saturday voting will also be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at these same locations. The polling places are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. From Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, four other polls will be open for early voting. No early voting will be allowed on Saturday, Nov. 3, or Monday, Nov. 5. This article appeared on Decatur Patch.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Did either candidate get a bounce? Let us know what you think.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Did either candidate get a bounce? Let us know what you think. And if you missed the debate, you can review the discussion on our live blog below.
Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama faced off for the second time on Tuesday. The candidates debated in a town meeting format including foreign and domestic policy. The debate was held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and was sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates. The moderator was CNN Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley. Who do you think did the best job of making his case to the American people? Tell us what you think in the comments area below. See Also: So Who Won the First Presidential Debate? Biden-Ryan Vice Presidential Debate: Who Won?
Monday, October 15, 2012
You can cast your early vote for President until Nov. 2.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Who do you think prevailed in the Vice Presidential debate? And how much will it influence the presidential race? Review our live blog and cast your vote in our poll below.
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan met Thursday night in the only vice presidential debate for the 2012 election. Tell us who you think did a better job of making his argument. Readers, if you're coming to us from a mobile device and you can't see our blog, you can review the live discussion at this RSS feed.
Monday, October 8, 2012
You have until tomorrow, Oct., 9, to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election
The deadline to register to vote in Georgia's general election is Tuesday, Oct. 9 and if you’re unsure if you're registered, visit the Georgia Secretary of State website. In DeKalb County, residents can register to vote at the DeKalb County Elections Office at 4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 300, Decatur, GA 30032. The office phone number is 404-298-4020. Applications can also be mailed to the Georgia Secretary of State at Box 105325, Atlanta GA 30348-9562. Registration applications can be picked up at the county libraries or on the election office website. To register to vote in the state of Georgia, you must be: VOTER GUIDELINES Precinct cards are mailed within two to three weeks of submitting your voter registration application. If you do …