Category: Elections

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 […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 11, 2021

DECATUR,GA— DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) today announced advance voting details for the runoff race expected between Stan Watson, who was leading, and Angela Moore, who was in second place to fill the Georgia House District 90 seat on Election Night, Feb. 9. DeKalb has completed preliminary tabulations for the special election […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 9, 2021

  Story updated Feb. 9, 2021 11:52 p.m. Stan Watson  and Angela Moore  appear headed for a runoff for the Georgia House District 90 seat. Watson received 847 votes (28.18 percent), while Moore  received 510 votes(16.97 percent) in the six-way race, which was held Feb. 9. House District 90 includes portions of DeKalb, Rockdale and Henry […]

On Common Ground NewsJanuary 18, 2021

  DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Board (DeKalb VRE) unanimously certified the election results on Jan. 15, 2021, from the Jan. 5, 2021, runoff election for two U. S. Senate seats and the public service commissioner. Following the required signatures by DeKalb VRE’s board members, the certified results will immediately be sent to the Georgia […]

On Common Ground NewsJanuary 15, 2021

Advance voting begins Jan. 19, Election Day Feb. 9   DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) has finalized details for the special election to fill the vacant Georgia House District 90 seat, previously held by long-time lawmaker Pamela Stephenson. On Friday, Jan. 15, DeKalb VRE’s board unanimously approved early voting and drop box […]

On Common Ground NewsJanuary 7, 2021

Pictured L-R: Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock Well-wishers extend congratulatory statements  With their historic victories in Georgia’s Jan. 5 runoffs, Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff will become the 49th and 50th members of the Democratic caucus in the U.S. Senate. Their victories mean that Democrats for the first time in a decade will control the […]

On Common Ground NewsJanuary 6, 2021

DECATUR—DeKalb County elections officials are processing and counting all outstanding ballots including absentee, military/overseas, and provisional ballots. Officials said in a statement released around 4 p.m. today, Jan. 6, that there remains an estimated 20,000 ballots to be counted. Outstanding ballots include provisional ballots and absentee ballots received on Election Day by the 7 p.m. […]

On Common Ground NewsJanuary 4, 2021

In accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-412, DeKalb County Clerk Debra DeBerry and eFile staff will be available until 10 p.m. or until polls close on Jan. 5, Election Day. Pleadings should be filed at Division 10 Judge Tangela Barrie will be presiding. “Even in the midst of a pandemic, it is important to ensure a free, fair and secure compliance with […]

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