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About 30,000 Registered Voters Can Decide On Cityhood

Montgomery Elementary precinct has the most voters, while Skyland has the fewest.


About 30,000 people are registered to vote on the issue of Brookhaven incorporation on Tuesday, July 31.

According to the Reporter Newspapers, the DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections Division says about 4,000 of those are classified as inactive voters.

will have the city of Brookhaven issue on their respective ballots.

According to county figures, the Montgomery Elementary precinct has the most voters, with 3,593 registered. The precinct is second, with 3,527 voters, and the precinct is third largest, with 2,803.

The precinct has the fewest number of voters, with 1,820. Skyland is home to the Drew Valley community, where the anti-cityhood movement has a significant presence.

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Eric H July 26, 2012 at 09:52 PM
Eddie I can't argue that point, I'm sure it does apply to some people, though not to all, and I dare say not to the majority. But hey without good scientific polling as to motivation (though who would admit to that even if polled) we are just lobbing theories. With my last post (sorry about the typos) I merely wanted to point out one thing that lessened my fears about drowning out the voices of those not in the majority. I really think this is the best way to go in a community that does have a diversity, diversity that I think will make the City of Brookhaven the best newer city in metro Atlanta. I think they were drawn to reflect communities of interest. It may lead to some contentious council meetings but at least it will help assure the diverse communities of the City have a voice.
Dr. Jeff July 26, 2012 at 10:50 PM
Oh too bad Mr. FUDge Impacted Daddy Eddie! There you go again being rude and telling me what to do. Well, I will now change your constipation to the big D and share I voted today! The result: Voted Wisest, VOTED YES!!! Voted Smartest, VOTED YES!!!
Dr. Jeff July 26, 2012 at 10:54 PM
By the way Eddie Haskill, the Paternalistic dude... You can call me what you like (and be completely wrong about your labels) but I've only commented on a short-term basis and you know it. If anyone is a long-term pain in the A... It's you! How much is DeKalb and NO CITY paying you for all your slanted commentaries?
Eddie E. July 27, 2012 at 03:14 AM
Dr. Joke, I am happy to give of my time and finances to help protect my neighbors from the invading horde of parasitic contractors. What about you my anonymous menace compatriot?
Eddie E. July 27, 2012 at 03:16 AM
Dr. Joke, When did I say royalists? Tools? probably, corporate parasites? of course! People with their neighbors interests at heart? not a chance! We'll see Wednesday. Just don't whine about a recount.

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