Get a refresher on the candidates and issues on the ballot Tuesday. These ballots allow you to see the exact wording of the transportation sales tax question and other issues.
Here are the official sample ballots for DeKalb County voters. To generate a personalized sample ballot and check on your polling place, go to the My Voter page of the state Board of Elections and enter your name, county and birthday. (This will only work if you are currently registered to vote.) Related articles
If you want to have a voice in the transportation referendum, hustle down to the voter registration office by 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Today, Monday, July 2, is your last chance to register to vote in the July 31 primary. To register, go to the DeKalb County Office of Registration and Elections at 4380 Memorial Drive in Decatur. The office is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The most talked about issue on the primary ballot is the regional transportation referendum. Voters in 10 metro Atlanta counties will decide whether to impose a 1-cent sales tax to pay for massive transportation projects. Registered voters will be able to help Democrats and Republicans will be choose their candidates for the November general election. Incumbent Congressmen John Lewis and Hank Johnson face opposition within their own party. DeKalb County commissioners and school board members are also vying …