There will be a special election on September 17, 2019 for Atlanta Board of Education District 2 to fill the remainder of our former school board representative, Byron Amos’ term. Here are your candidates who will appear on the ballot for that election. Candidates appear below in the order in which they qualified:
- Chadd Jonesmith | https://chaddforaboe.com/
- Paula Kupersmith | http://paulaforaps.com
- Keisha Carey | http://www.keishacareyatlantaboard.com/
- Aretta Baldon | https://www.arettabaldon.com/
- Will Chandler | http://www.willforaps.com
- Nathaniel Dyer | https://www.nathanielbdyer.com/
- Davida Huntley | http://davidahuntley.com/
- Ed Johnson
- Christopher Brown | https://chrisbrownforatlanta.com/
You can hear from the candidates themselves at this Thursday’s forum at Families First, 80 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. NW. Doors open at 5:45 pm and the forum will begin at 6:15 pm. You can learn more by clicking here.
Though Election Day is on Tuesday, September 17, early voting starts NEXT WEEK, from Monday, August 26 to Friday, September 13. If there is a runoff, that election will be held on October 15, 2019.
Here are the full dates and times for early voting:
- Monday, Aug 26 – Friday, Aug 30 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, Sept 3 – Saturday, Sept 7 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed Labor Day, Monday, Sept 2)
- Monday, Sept 9 – Friday, Sept 13 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
- NO Sunday Voting
And here are the early voting locations:
- Fairburn Library, 60 Valley View Dr, Fairburn 30213
- Fulton County Government, Center 130 Peachtree St, SW Atlanta 30303
- South Fulton Service Center, 5600 Stonewall Tell Rd, College Park 30349
If you’re not sure if you fall under ABOE D2, please know that encompasses Atlanta City Council Districts 3 and 4. This means that only Mechanicsville residents living north of Dodd Ave will be able to vote in this election. Here’s the entire ABOE D2 map.
You can learn more about the election and the candidates here: http://citycouncil.atlantaga.gov/council-divisions/municipal-clerk/2019-city-of-atlanta-special-election