Category: Elections


CONYERS—Rockdale County voters elected incumbent Judge Gary Washington as Probate Judge tonight in a three-way race, unofficial results show. Washington received 59.41(2,701) percent of the vote, avoiding a runoff in the special election. Justin Kenney received 36.12 percent(1,642) and Kathy Harvey came in third with 4.40 percent 200). Turnout was low: 4,546 of 64,269 (7.07%) registered […]


DECATUR, GA—The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will hold a special called meeting on Monday, March 15, at 4:30 p.m. for the purpose of considering certification of the results of the runoff election held on March 9, 2021.   This meeting will be conducted via teleconference (Zoom). Simultaneous public access to the meeting […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 20, 2021

  Georgia Secretary of State restricts drop boxes, early processing of absentee ballots The DeKalb Board of Voter Registration and Elections approved changes to advance voting times for two upcoming elections. The board voted to adjust all available advance voting times to begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. to align the Georgia […]

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