Voting in the Brookhaven Runoff Election

November 27, 2012

For Brookhaven residents, there is a very important election that will occur on Tuesday, December 4. This is the date of the runoff for the first Mayor and City Council of the new City of Brookhaven. Don’t miss this opportunity to get our new city started on the right foot.

Click here to see the sample ballot for the election.

There are three ways you can vote:

1. On Tuesday, December 4, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at your regular polling location.

2. Today through Friday, November 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day, at the DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections Office, 4380 Memorial Drive, near I-285 across from the DeKalb County Jail.

3. Request an absentee ballot. Click here for the absentee ballot request form that you will need to complete. This form must be mailed so that it is received in the DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections Office no later than Friday, November 30. They will mail you an absentee ballot. Then, your ballot must be returned via mail or in person so that it is received in the DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections Office no later than Tuesday, December 4, at 7:00 p.m. Here is the address for mailing your absentee ballot application and subsequently your ballot:

DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections
4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 300
Decatur, GA 30032

Please click here to see a map of the four Brookhaven City Council districts. There are runoffs for Mayor and Districts 1, 3 and 4. District 2 was the only district to elect a councilmember by more than 50% of the vote in the November election, avoiding a runoff. Congratulations to Councilman-elect Jim Eyre on his victory.


Brookhaven Candidate Forum

November 26, 2012

The Brookhaven Reporter is hosting a free public forum for candidates in the December 4 runoff election for mayor and city council of the new City of Brookhaven. All candidates in the runoff have been invited to participate. The forum is TONIGHT, Monday, November 26, at 7:00 p.m. in Lupton Auditorium on the Oglethorpe University campus.


Vote Today!

November 6, 2012

This is a friendly reminder that TODAY is your last day to vote in the General Election.

Your regular polling location will be open until 7:00 p.m.

Click here to see the DeKalb County sample ballot and click here for the Fulton County ballot, or click here to retrieve a sample ballot from the Georgia Secretary of State’s website that is specific to your polling place.

For those voting in the City of Brookhaven’s first-ever city election, the Brookhaven Reporter has put together a voter’s guide in each city council race, complete with video introductions of the candidates: Mayor, City Council District 1, City Council District 2, City Council District 3 and City Council District 4 (click to view each race).

Each Brookhaven voter will be choosing their mayor and one city council member.

See you at the polls!


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