Your Atlanta Guide for Election Day 2021

You didn’t vote early, so now you’re stressing out to find your polling station. You also frantically search for candidates and questions on today’s ballot.

If this is you, we feel your pain and we have you covered.

Details: You can visit Georgia My voter page to find out where you will vote and see a sample ballot.

  • Polling stations are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Atlanta. If you line up before 8 p.m., you can vote.
  • Remember to bring your State approved voter ID so you can vote.

We know you are delighted to show the world that you are part of the democratic process, but remember that it is Against law to take a picture of your ballot. But you are free to #PostthePeach!

What’s on the ballot: Atlanta voters will choose a new mayor, city council representatives and school board members.

  • They will also decide whether they want to enact property tax relief that would fund Atlanta public schools on a permanent basis and consider renewing the APS and Fulton County schools sales tax to fund construction projects.
  • Several Atlanta Municipal Court judge seats are also on the ballot.

Learn more: You can find out more about the top five candidates for mayor by reading the profiles written by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: President of the Municipal Council Felicia Moore, attorney Sharon Gay, Board Member André Dickens, the former mayor Kasim Roseau and Board Member Antonio Brown.

  • You can also read our Q&A with the 15 mayoral candidates on their main issues.

Suburban towns including Roswell, Sandy Springs and Peachtree City are also organizes elections. Check the MVP portal to verify your ballot.

  • Atlanta Magazine too request top questions from mayoral candidates on affordable housing, crime and other issues.

You can visit the AJC to learn about the candidates in the race for Atlanta City Council president and candidates board seats.

  • A second round is scheduled for November 30 if no candidate obtains more than 50% of the vote.

If you see something wrong with your polling station, click here to submit your complaint or call the Georgia Secretary of State’s Election Fraud Hotline at 877-725-9797 or the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice at 800-253-3931 .

Our thought bubble: Go ahead and vote!



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