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Rep. Mike Dudgeon joins Education Reform Commission

Rep. Mike Dudgeon joins Education Reform Commission

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Rep. Mike Dudgeon (R-Johns Creek) to the new Education Reform Commission.

The commission will study Georgia's education system and recommend improvements. Deal announced the group's creation during his recent State of the State address.

"My primary focus throughout my eight years as an elected public official has been to help public education in Georgia," Dudgeon said. "I believe my background as a former school board member, an entrepreneur, and my openness to new models of funding and educational delivery will help the commission succeed in its mission to implement education reforms where it's needed in our great state."

The commission is chaired by former University of Georgia president Chuck Knapp. It will deliver its suggestions to the governor no later than Aug. 1.

Early voting for runoff election begins Jan. 20

Early voting for runoff election begins Jan. 20

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- North Fulton County voters are encouraged to cast their ballots early for the Feb. 3 runoff special election for State House District 50.

Residents can cast their ballots beginning Tuesday, Jan. 20 through Friday, Jan. 30 and on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Johns Creek Environmental Campus located at 8100 Holcomb Bridge Road.

Election Day Poll Locations

The following polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on election day for registered voters to cast their ballots:

JC01-Shakerag Elementary School

10885 Rogers Circle

Duluth, GA 30097

 

JC02-Johns Creek United Methodist Church

Poll location change for Jan. 6 Special Election

Poll location change for Jan. 6 Special Election

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections will be required to change one (1) polling location for the 2014 Special Election to fill the vacancy for State House District 50 in North Fulton County. All affected voters will be notified of the change in location by first-class mail. Concerned residents are urged to check on-line to find out if the change would affect their poll on Election Day.

“Unfortunately, we will not be able to use one school as polling locations for the upcoming run-off election,” said Richard Barron, Director of the Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections. “The school will be undergoing renovations making it unusable for polling.”

North Fulton voters can vote absentee by mail for special election

North Fulton voters can vote absentee by mail for special election

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Some North Fulton County voters may prefer to vote absentee by mail for State House District 50.

To request an absentee ballot, registered voters may fax or mail a written request for an absentee ballot. Voters can vote absentee by mail for any reason. Citizens can request an absentee ballot through Friday, Jan. 2.

Election Day is Tuesday, Jan. 6. Requests for absentee ballots may be submitted now.

Absentee VOTE BY MAIL

Eligible voters (meaning registered voters) desiring to vote by mail may do so without providing a reason or identification if they mail in their application for a ballot. However, this does not apply to voters who registered for the first time in Georgia by mail and did not provide ID with their registration application.

Fulton County to conduct special election for Georgia House District 50

Fulton County to conduct special election for Georgia House District 50

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- A special election will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 to fill a vacancy in State House District 50. The election for Georgia House District 50 will occur at select City of Johns Creek precincts.

Early voting will be held Monday, Dec. 15 through Friday, Jan. 2 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Johns Creek Environmental Campus, 8100 Holcomb Bridge Road.

Saturday voting will be held Dec. 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Early voting locations will be closed for holidays on December 24, 25, and January 1.

On Jan. 6, polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the following precinct locations:

 

JC01-Shakerag Elementary School

10885 Rogers Circle

Fulton County is ready for Election Day

Fulton County is ready for Election Day

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- On Tuesday, Nov. 4, all 370 precincts in Fulton County will open to welcome voters. The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections is confident that pre-election preparations will result in an easy and pleasant voting experience for all electors. As always, administrative and technical support is available in the field and at the Election phone bank to address questions that may arise.

As of Oct. 30, 75,051 voters have cast ballots during early voting and 5,942 via absentee ballot.

Voters who plan to vote in person on Nov. 4 should keep the following points in mind:

Fulton voters can request absentee ballots through Oct. 31

Fulton voters can request absentee ballots through Oct. 31

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Some Fulton County voters may prefer to vote absentee by mail. To request an absentee ballot, registered voters may fax or mail a written request or go online to request an absentee ballot application. Voters can vote absentee by mail for any reason. Citizens can request an absentee ballot through Friday, Oct. 31. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4.

A request letter should include the name and date of the election, the voter’s name, address as registered, date of birth and the voter’s signature. The letter can be faxed to 404-730-8839 or mailed to Fulton County Voter Registration, Attn: Absentee Ballot, 130 Peachtree Street SW, Suite 2186, Atlanta, GA 30303. Absentee ballots may also be requested in person at one of the three Fulton County Government centers: