Today is Clarkston City Council Election Day

Clarkston City Hall. Photo by Dean Hesse.

Clarkston, GA — The special election to fill Yterenickia “YT” Bell’s seat on the Clarkston City Council will be held today, March 16.

“Voting on Election Day March 16, will take place at the two precincts: Clarkston First Baptist Church Family Life Center at 4007 Church Street, and the Clarkston Community Center at 3701 College Ave, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.,” the city’s website says. “Any person who is a resident of the city of Clarkston and who is registered at least thirty (30) days prior to this election with the DeKalb County Board of Registrations and Elections as an elector within the city of Clarkston shall be eligible to vote in this election.  Deadline for voter registration [was] February 16, 2021.   The city of Clarkston has two (2) Voting Precincts. city of Clarkston voters MUST Vote at their designated precinct.”

To find your precinct, visit the Georgia Secretary of State’s My Voter Page by clicking here.

The three candidates are Shana “Tiny” McAllister, Dean Moore and Mark Perkins.

More information about the candidates can be found here.

People who wish to vote will need to bring one of the following forms of identification, according to the Georgia Secretary of State’s office:

– Any valid state or federal government-issued photo ID, including a free ID Card issued by your county registrar’s office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)

– A Georgia Driver’s License, even if expired

– Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state

– Valid U.S. passport ID

– Valid U.S. military photo ID

– Valid tribal photo ID

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