Friday, November 9, 2012
Do a search of how folks voted in your neighborhood.
At the precinct housed at Smoke Rise Elementary in Stone Mountain, more voters went with Gov. Mitt Romney for President than Barack Obama. Meanwhile, at the Browns Mill Elementary School polling place in Lithonia, more voters picked President Obama over Romney. So, how did your local neighborhood vote? We've got a search feature on this article that will help you find out. Simply input the correct polling place name, city and ZIP code (tip: if the name isn't coming up, just plug in the city and ZIP code; a list of polling places within those boundaries will appear).
Monday, November 5, 2012
Don't forget to vote! Find your poll location and ballot summary in Stone Mountain and Lithonia.
Do you know where to go to vote on Election Day 2012? If not, you can use the handy Google Voter Info embed above to find the location of your designated polling place. Simply enter the address where you're registered to vote. This tool's data has been updated to reflect changes that may have been caused by Hurricane Sandy. For details and articles about the presidential and local election races, check out Stone Mountain-Lithonia Patch's election guide.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Did either candidate get a bounce? Let us know what you think.
Monday, October 15, 2012
You can cast your early vote for President until Nov. 2.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
If you have a question for the candidates, submit it in the comments section below and it could be asked during the televised Oct. 16 Town Hall Presidential Debate.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Hey Stone Mountain and Lithonia residents, if last Wednesday’s presidential debate left you with more questions than answers, here’s your chance for the presidential candidates to address the issues that most matter to you. The next presidential debate will be a town hall meeting format at Hofstra University in Long Island, where voters will ask President Obama and Mitt Romney about domestic and foreign policy. Patch is asking you, our readers, to participate by submitting questions for the candidates. All you have to do is post your question in the comments section below and we’ll send it to the Commission on Presidential Debates. The Commission is partnering with Patch's parent company Aol, along with Google and Yahoo, to take questions …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Check out her first blog on Patch: "Romney -1 Obama -0"
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
While the RNC served as a last ditch attempt to unify the base, the DNC took a unified base and molded it into an effective force, says Tucker senator Curt Thompson.
President Obama had a high bar set for his speech at the Democratic National Convention last week. Rousing speakers at both the RNC and DNC had given the public their fill of oratory over the last two weeks, and after Bill Clinton’s excellent speech (even Republicans across the aisle gave begrudging respect to Clinton’s commanding presence), Americans were expecting President Obama to come out strong. Pundits were calling it one of the most important speeches he’d have to give. While that may have been an exaggeration, President Obama’s speech was still a pivotal event in the campaign dialogue and his bid for re-election. The speech carried with it both the motivational prose that made the President famous four years earlier while also …
Friday, June 15, 2012
On Tuesday, Nov. 6, check back here for updates on the races and issues that will affect Stone Mountain-Lithonia.
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. What's on the ballot? President of the United States. The presidential election features the Democratic incumbent, President Barack Obama, against the GOP nominee, Gov. Mitt Romney and Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party. Contest for State House Districts 86 and 93 seats. 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 state rep. District 5 and District 4 Congressional seats. Republican Howard Stopeck will face Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. John Lewis for the District 5 Congressional seat. In the 4th Congressional District, incumbent Hank Johnson is …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Finally, temps in the 80s again.
Welcome to Monday and a new week. Here are a few things to know as you head into them. Cooler weather - finally - and rain in the forecast: We'll be back down in the 80s today, finally, with a high of 87 degrees and a 70 percent chance of rain. We may get as much as half an inch of the wet stuff. The low tonight will be about 73 degrees. In the city: The Downtown Development Authority of the city of Stone Mountain meets at 6:30 p.m. at 965 Main Street. In unincorporated Stone Mountain: Meet your community police officers at Chick-fil-A on Memorial Drive. Neighborhood Watch organizers and all interested in improving their neighborhoods are invited to attend -- it's open to all. What do atomic bombs and swimwear have in common? In July of …