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DORAVILLE VOTING

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017 LOCATION:


DORAVILLE CITY
FACT SHEET HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?

DEKALB COUNTY CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS


SPECIAL REFERENDUM

Ballot Language: SB District 1


143 "Shall the Act be approved Incumbent: Councilmember Robert Patrick
which amends the homestead Candidates: Stuart Anderson, Dennis E. Chupp,
exemption from certain DeKalb Robert Patrick
County ad valorem taxes for District 2
county purposes in an amount Incumbent: Councilmember Dawn O'Connor
equal to the amount by which Candidates: Joseph Geierman, Tim Snyder,
the current year assessed value Peaches Toppin
District 3
of a homestead exceeds the
Incumbent: Councilmember Sharon Spangler
base year assessed value of
Candidates: Stephe Koontz, Lee Flier
such homestead by extending
the time limitation on such
exemption?"

Interpretation: Senate Bill 143


allows for a referendum to be
placed on the November ballot
that asks for the creation of a
penny Equalized Homestead
Option Sales Tax, or EHOST,
and a penny Special Purpose
Local Option Sales Tax, or
SPLOST.

If voters approve the sales tax,


money would go exclusively
toward transportation and public
safety projects. If more than half
of voters say yes, homeowners
would also receive property tax
discounts.
TUCKER VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017 LOCATION:
TUCKER CITY
FACT SHEET HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?

DEKALB COUNTY CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS


SPECIAL REFERENDUM

Ballot Language: SB Mayor


143 "Shall the Act be approved Incumbent: Mayor Frank Auman
which amends the homestead Candidate: Frank Auman
exemption from certain DeKalb District 1
Incumbent: Councilmember Honey Van De Kreke
County ad valorem taxes for
Candidates: Pat Soltys, Honey Van De Kreke
county purposes in an amount District 2
equal to the amount by which Incumbent: Councilmember Matt Robbins
the current year assessed value Candidate: Matt Robbins
of a homestead exceeds the District 3
base year assessed value of Incumbent: Councilmember Michelle Penkava
Candidates: David Deaton, Michelle Penkava
such homestead by extending
the time limitation on such
exemption?"

Interpretation: Senate Bill 143


allows for a referendum to be
placed on the November ballot
that asks for the creation of a
penny Equalized Homestead
Option Sales Tax, or EHOST,
and a penny Special Purpose
Local Option Sales Tax, or
SPLOST.

If voters approve the sales tax,


money would go exclusively
toward transportation and public
safety projects. If more than half
of voters say yes, homeowners
would also receive property tax
discounts.
BROOKHAVEN VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017 LOCATION? VISIT
MVP.SOS.GA.GOV
FACT SHEET

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?

DEKALB COUNTY CITY


SPECIAL COUNCIL
REFERENDUM ELECTIONS

Ballot Language: SB District 2


143 "Shall the Act be approved Incumbent: Council
which amends the homestead
exemption from certain DeKalb
Member John Park
Candidate: John Park
1
County ad valorem taxes for District 4
county purposes in an amount Incumbent: Council
equal to the amount by which Member Joe Gebbia
the current year assessed value Candidates: Dale Boone,
of a homestead exceeds the Joe Gebbia
base year assessed value of
such homestead by extending
the time limitation on such
exemption?"
3
Interpretation: Senate Bill 143
allows for a referendum to be 2
placed on the November ballot
that asks for the creation of a
penny Equalized Homestead
Option Sales Tax, or EHOST,
and a penny Special Purpose
Local Option Sales Tax, or
SPLOST.

If voters approve the sales tax,


money would go exclusively 4
toward transportation and public
safety projects. If more than half
of voters say yes, homeowners
would also receive property tax
discounts.
CLARKSTON VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017 LOCATION?
VISIT
FACT SHEET MVP.SOS.GA.GOV

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
DEKALB COUNTY
SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS
REFERENDUM

Ballot Language: SB Mayor


143 "Shall the Act be approved Incumbent: Mayor Edward "Ted" Terry)
which amends the homestead
Candidate: Beverly H. Burks, Edward "Ted"
exemption from certain DeKalb
County ad valorem taxes for Terry
county purposes in an amount Council Seats
equal to the amount by which Incumbents: Council Member & Vice Mayor
the current year assessed value Dean Moore & Ahmed Hassan
of a homestead exceeds the
base year assessed value of
Candidates: Jamie Carroll, Jennifer Schliestett,
such homestead by extending
the time limitation on such Laura Carol Hopkins, Yterenickia YT
exemption?" Bell, Christopher Busing, Dean S. Moore, Grant
Hassan Salaam, Jennifer Schliestett
Interpretation: Senate Bill 143
allows for a referendum to be
placed on the November ballot
that asks for the creation of a
The election type for Council
penny Equalized Homestead Members is plurality with the
Option Sales Tax, or EHOST,
candidates for council members
and a penny Special Purpose
Local Option Sales Tax, or receiving the greatest, second
SPLOST.
greatest, and third greatest number
If voters approve the sales tax, of votes cast for council members
money would go exclusively shall be elected. (Citizens vote for
toward transportation and public
safety projects. If more than half their top 3 candidates.)
of voters say yes, homeowners
would also receive property tax
discounts.
CHAMBLEE VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017 LOCATION? VISIT
MVP.SOS.GA.GOV
FACT SHEET

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?

DEKALB COUNTY CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS


SPECIAL REFERENDUM

Ballot Language: SB
Mayor
143 "Shall the Act be approved Incumbent: Mayor R. Eric Clarkson
which amends the homestead Candidate: Van Pappas, R. Eric Clarkson
exemption from certain DeKalb District 1
County ad valorem taxes for Incumbent: Councilmember John Mesa
county purposes in an amount Candidates: John Mesa
equal to the amount by which District 2
Incumbent: Councilmember Mayor Pro Tem Brian Mock
the current year assessed value
Candidate: Brian Mock
of a homestead exceeds the
base year assessed value of
such homestead by extending
the time limitation on such
exemption?"

Interpretation: Senate Bill 143


allows for a referendum to be
placed on the November ballot
that asks for the creation of a
penny Equalized Homestead
Option Sales Tax, or EHOST,
and a penny Special Purpose
Local Option Sales Tax, or
SPLOST.

If voters approve the sales tax,


money would go exclusively
toward transportation and public
safety projects. If more than half
of voters say yes, homeowners
would also receive property tax
discounts.
NORCROSS VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
NORCROSS CITY
FACT SHEET HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Mayor
Incumbent: Mayor Bucky Johnson
Candidate: Craig Newton
Council Seat
Incumbent: Councilmember Craig Newton
Candidate: Chuck Paul, Hoyt Hutcheson
Council Seat
Incumbent: Councilmember Pierre Levy
Candidate: Daniel Watch, Thad Thompson

The mayor and councilmembers shall be


elected by a majority vote of the votes
cast for each position.
DULUTH VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
DULUTH CITY
FACT SHEET HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Post 1
Incumbent: Councilmember Marsha Anderson Bomar
Candidate: Marsha Anderson Bomar
Post 2
Incumbent: Councilmember Jim Dugan
Candidates: Chaohan Louis Tseng, Kirkland Dion Carden,
Jim Dugan
Post 3
Incumbent: Councilmember Billy Jones
Candidate: Billy Jones

The mayor and councilmembers shall be


elected by a majority vote of the votes
cast for each position.
PEACHTREE CORNERS VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
PEACHTREE
FACT SHEET CORNERS CITY
HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Post 2
Incumbent: Councilmember Eric Christ
Candidates: Eric Christ
Post 4
Incumbent: Councilmember Jeanne Aulbach
Candidate: Jeanne Aulbach, Luke Crawford, Joe Sawyer
Post 6
Incumbent: Councilmember Weare Gratwick
Candidate: Weare Gratwick

The mayor and councilmembers shall be


elected by a majority vote of the votes
cast for each position.
SNELLVILLE VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
SNELLVILLE
FACT SHEET SENIOR CENTER

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Post 3
Incumbent: Councilmember Cristy L. Lenski
Candidates: Cristy L. Lenski
Post 4
Incumbent: Councilmember
Candidate: Johann L. Berenguer, Gretchen Schulz
Post 5
Incumbent: Councilmember Barbara A. Bender
Candidate: Barbara A. Bender

The mayor and councilmembers shall be


elected by a majority vote of the votes
cast for each position.
SUWANEE VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
SUWANEE CITY
FACT SHEET HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Post 3
Incumbent: Councilmember Linnea Miller
Candidates: Paquita V. Wright, Linnea Miller
Post 4
Incumbent: Councilmember Beth Hilscher
Candidate: Joe Briggs, Beth Hilscher
Post 5
Incumbent: Councilmember Dan Foster
Candidate: John Kantor, Dan Foster

The mayor and councilmembers shall be


elected by a majority vote of the votes
cast for each position.
JOHNS CREEK VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
JOHNS CREEK
FACT SHEET CITY HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Mayor
Incumbent: Mayor Mike Bodker
Candidates: Alex Marchetti, Mike Bodker
Post 1
Incumbent: Council Member Lenny Zaprowski
Candidates: Issure Chen Yang, Lenny Zaprowski
Post 3
Incumbent: Council Member Cori Davenport
Candidates: Vicki Horton, Richard Trey Holladay, John
Bradberry, and Mark Venco
Post 5
Incumbent: Council Member Stephanie Endres
Candidates: Chris Jackson, Stephanie Endres

The mayor and councilmembers shall be


elected by a majority vote of the votes
cast for each position.
LILBURN VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
LILBURN CITY
FACT SHEET HALL/LIBRARY
BUILDING

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Post 3
Incumbent: Councilmember Eddie Price
Candidates: Shabaka C. Fletcher, Philip Holland, Eddie Price
Post 4
Incumbent: Councilmember Tim Dunn
Candidates: Tim Dunn

The mayor and councilmembers shall be


elected by a majority vote of the votes
cast for each position.
BERKELEY LAKE VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
BERKELEY LAKE
FACT SHEET CITY HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Seat 1
Incumbent: Council Member Rodney Hammond
Candidate: Rodney Hammond
Seat 2
Incumbent: Council Member Scott Lee
Candidate: Scott Lee
Seat 3
Incumbent: Council Member Chip McDaniel
Candidate: Chip McDaniel

Council members are elected at large by


the voters of the entire municipality by
simple plurality of the votes cast; i.e. if
five people run for the two council seats
up for election, the two candidates with
the highest number of votes are elected
BUFORD VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
BUFORD CITY
FACT SHEET HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COMMISSIONER
ELECTIONS

Post 2
Incumbent: Commissioner L. Chris Burge
Candidate: Gary Ingram, L. Chris Burge
Post 3
Incumbent: Commissioner Michael Smith
Candidate: Brad Weeks

CITY SCHOOL BOARD


MEMBER ELECTIONS

School Board Member


Incumbent: Bruce Fricks
Candidate: Bruce Fricks
School Board Member
Incumbent: Pat Pirkle
Candidate: Pat Pirkle

The mayor, commissioners, and school board members


shall be elected by a majority vote of the votes cast for
each position.
DACULA VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
DACULA CITY
FACT SHEET HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Mayor
Incumbent: Mayor Jimmy Wilbanks
Candidate: Jimmy Wilbanks
Council Member
Incumbent: Councilmember Wendell Holcombe
Candidate: Wendell Holcombe
Council Member
Incumbent: Councilmember Donna Barber Peairs
Candidates: Daniel R. Spain, Donna Barber Peairs

The mayor and councilmembers shall be


elected by a majority vote of the votes
cast for each position.
BRASELTON VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
BRASELTON
FACT SHEET TOWN HALL

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Mayor
Incumbent: Mayor Bill Orr
Candidate: Bill Orr
District 2
Incumbent: Councilmember Peggy B. Slappey
Candidate: Peggy B. Slappey
District 4
Incumbent: Councilmember Rhonda Stites
Candidates: Robert Clark, Hardy Johnson
SUGAR HILL VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
SUGAR HILL
FACT SHEET COMMUNITY
CENTER

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Mayor
Incumbent: Mayor Steve Edwards
Candidate: Steve Edwards
Post 4
Incumbent: Councilmember Curtis Northrup
Candidate: Curtis Northrup
Post 5
Incumbent: Councilmember Mike Sullivan
Candidates: Taylor Anderson, Joshua Mantz
GRAYSON VOTING
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017
LOCATION:
ROCK GYM
FACT SHEET PRECINCT

WHAT'S ON MY BALLOT?
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Mayor
Incumbent: Mayor Allison Wilkerson
Candidate: Allison Wilkerson
Post 2
Incumbent: Councilmember Laurie Anderson
Candidate: Bob Foreman, Donald Thrower
Post 4
Incumbent: Councilmember Linda Jenkins
Candidates: Linda Jenkins

The mayor and councilmembers shall be


elected by a majority vote of the votes
cast for each position.