Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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See Stone Mountain-Lithonia's election guide and stay tuned for updates on local races. Want to join our live discussion of Election Day in Georgia? Follow this link: Georgia Votes: Steady Turnout, Long Lines at Some Locations
You may need a coat and umbrella at the polls Tuesday.
Take a warm jacket and an umbrella with you to the Election Day polls, because it's not going to be good voting weather Tuesday. Forecasters say temperatures will start in the mid-40s and rise only into the low-50s while Stone Mountain, Lithonia and other voters in DeKalb and Gwinnett County are at the polls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oh yeah, and it’s probably going to rain, too. WeatherBug, the source for weather information on Patch sites, says there will be a 76 percent chance of rain at 7 a.m. in Stone Mountain, 74 percent in Lithonia, updated at 8 p.m. and 5 p.m. Nov.5, respectively. See also: Stone Mountain-Lithonia Election Guide
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.
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.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The chance to cast your vote for president prior to Nov. 6 includes two Saturdays. Also, Berean Christian Church Community Center in Stone Mountain will be an early voting place beginning on Oct. 29.
Early voting for the presidential election begins next Monday, Oct. 15 and lasts until Friday, Nov. 2, 7 a.m.- 7 p.m. Can't make it in during the week? There will be two Saturdays to vote: Oct. 20 and Oct. 27 at the Voter Registration and Elections Office on 4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 300 in Decatur; Community Achievement Center, Inc. at 4522 Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur; and Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 LaVista Rd. in Tucker. Beginning Monday, Oct. 29 through Friday Nov. 2, Berean Christian Church Community Center, 2440 Young Rd. in Stone Mountain, will be an early voting place from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Of course voters can visit the Voter Registration and Elections Office on 4380 Memorial Dr., Suite 300 in Decatur, which will include an …
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 …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Enter search terms into one or more fields to find out about donations from Stone Mountain and Lithonia. And scroll below the search area to read more details.
GOP Presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney and Pres. Barack Obama both have supporters who have donated to their respective campaigns in the 30087 ZIP code since April 2011, according to data from the Federal Election Commission. There were ten single donations of $1,000 or more to Pres. Obama in 30087, while Gov. Romney's effort has four contributions that are $1,000 or more in the same ZIP code. The commission's records show no donations to Gov. Romney from those in the 30088, 30058, or 30038 ZIP codes. Want to see how folks in your neighborhood are supporting the candidates with donations? Just plug in information in the chart below to find out. What do you think of the data? Do you see something that looks interesting? Tell us in the …
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 …