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Early Voting for Countywide E-SPLOST and Municipal Elections

Source: Dekalb Commissioner Jeff Rader

On Tuesday, November 8th, voters will have the opportunity to vote to renew the Educational Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST). The educational special purpose local option sales tax (E-SPLOST) is to continue a 1 per cent sales tax for educational purposes for the DeKalb, Atlanta and Decatur school systems.  This 1 per cent tax has been collected since 1997 and must be voted on every five years to continue.  For more details on the E-SPLOST, go to the following websites:

·        DeKalb School System website at
http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/splost-iv

·        Atlanta Public Schools website at
http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/site/default.aspx?PageID=1

·        Decatur City Schools website at
http://www.csdecatur.net/SPLOST/more

In addition to the E-SPLOST, each municipality in DeKalb is conducting elections to elect city officials, approve Sunday liquor sales, and to approve special referendums.   Please come out and cast your vote.   Early voting for all DeKalb County voters has begun for the municipal and countywide special elections that will be conducted on November 8th. The voting will continue  weekdays through Friday, November 4 from 8:30 AM until 4:00 PM.  The location is the Voter Registration office at 4380 Memorial Drive.  There will be no voting on Monday, November 7.

Questions? Contact Voter Registration at 404-298-4020 or visit website atwww.dekalbvotes.com to see sample ballots and to locate your polling place for Election day.

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