Get Out The Vote (GOTV): Helen Butler to lead GOTV training Sept. 12

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The DeKalb Coalition for Voter Education and Mobilization is hosting a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) training, which will be facilitated by Helen Butler, executive director of the Georgia Coalition of the People’s Agenda.

The training will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m., at the Community Achievement Center, 4552 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur.




Butler will cover the following voter education strategies:

  • Absentee ballots – (managing voter suppression issues)
  • How to get Your Neighbors, Church Members and Relatives to Vote Early
  • Can a convicted felon vote?

Voting the ballot from “top” to “bottom”

The meeting is touted as “a must attend” for sororities, fraternities, HOAs, church groups, and others who are conducting voter registration drives, and Get Out The Vote initiatives ahead of the Nov. 6 election.

Oct. 9 is the last day to register to vote in the November election. Early voting begins Oct. 15.

Mark Your Calendars:

Sept. 18, 5:30 p.m.

Candidate Forum

Beulah Baptist Church

2340 Clifton Springs Rd., Decatur



Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m.


Tucker Library

5234 LaVista Road, Tucker



Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m.

Candidate Forum

Decatur Library

215 Sycamore Street, Decatur



Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m.


Stonecrest Library

3123 Klondike Road, Lithonia



Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m.

Early Voting Initiative

Community Achievement Center

4522 Flat Shoals Pkwy, Decatur



Oct. 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m.


Scott Candler Library

1917 Candler Road, Decatur


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