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Congressman Johnson announces 2014 winners of CBCF scholarships

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of the 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Spouses Education Scholarships. The five winners hail from across the Fourth Congressional Dis


Advance voting for the November General Election begins Oct. 15

Advance Voting begins October 15 and continues through Friday, Nov. 2.

In DeKalb County, voters can cast their ballots at these locations:
Voter Registration & Elections Office, 4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 300, Decatur Community Achievement Center, 4522 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur
Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 LaVista Road, Tucker.
These polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 2, including two Saturdays, Oct. 20 and 27.

In addition, the polls at the Clark Harrison Building, 330 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Room A, Decatur; the Chamblee Civic Center, 3540 Broad St., Chamblee and Berean Christian Church Community Center, 2201 Young Road, Stone Mountain will be open during the final week of voting, Oct. 29 through Nov. 2 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to provide greater access to early voting. There will be no voting on Saturday, Nov. 3 or Monday, Nov.5. Voters must go to their assigned precinct on Election Day, Nov. 6, in order to vote. For additional information, including sample ballots, visit the DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections website at

DeKalb Absentee Ballots

Voters who wish to vote absentee by mail may submit their requests now. Application forms are available online at and must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 to be processed. Ballots must be returned to the Voter Registration & Elections Office no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 6, to be counted.


In Rockdale, advance voting will be held Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Board of Elections Voter Registration Office, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby C, Conyers, 30094  

Rockdale Absentee Voting

Absentee Ballot Applications are available at the Voter Registration Office, or can be downloaded/printed at

In Fulton County, voters can cast their ballots Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at one of six locations. Voting will be offered t all six locations on Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Here are the sites:

Adamsville Recreational Center, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., SW, Atlanta

Buckhead Library, 269 Buckhead Ave., Atlanta

Fulton County Government Center,130 Peachtree Street, SW, Suite 2186, Atlanta

North Fulton Service Center, 7741 Roswell Road, Suite 232, Sandy Springs

Ocee Library, 5090 Abbotts Bridge Road, Johns Creek

South Fulton Service Center, 5600 Stonewall Tell Road, Room 108, College Park


Fulton Absentee Ballots

Registered voters can request an absentee ballot by mail by filling out an absentee ballot application and e-mailing it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or faxing it to the Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections (404-730-8839 or 404-730-7024). The application is available at The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the Nov. 6, 2012 General Election is Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.  Completed absentee ballots must be received by the Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections no later than 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at one of three County facilities: the Fulton County Government Center, the North Fulton Service Center or the South Fulton Service Center (addresses listed above).


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