Early voting began Monday, and through Wednesday, 16,064 voters had cast ballots.
Maxine Daniels, DeKalb’s elections director, said 47,000 households assigned to precincts with the highest number of voters are being encouraged to take advantage of early voting to avoid long waits.
Advance voting locations are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Community Achievement Center on Flat Shoals Parkway; the DeKalb Voter Registration & Elections Office, 4380 Memorial Drive in Decatur; and at the Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 LaVista Road.
On Oct. 29, three more advance voting precincts will open at the Clark Harrison Building, 330 W. Ponce de Leon, Room A, in downtown Decatur; at Berean Christian Church Community Center, 2440 Young Road, in Stone Mountain; and at the Chamblee Civic Center, 3540 Broad St.
The polls will only be open on two Saturdays – Oct. 20 and 27. Early voting ends on Nov. 2.
Voters also can locate their precincts, a sample ballot and other information at www
.dekalbvotes.com and at My Voter Page at http://mvp.sos.state.ga.us/.
Voters must have one of six acceptable forms of identification – a Georgia driver’s license, which can be expired; state or federal photo ID; a valid U.S. passport; governmental employee ID; U.S. military photo ID; or tribal photo ID.
For more information, call 404-298-4020.