On Tuesday March 19,2019 there will be a Special Election held for the Atlanta City Council District 3 seat vacated by the pass- ing of Councilmen Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Ten candidates have filed declarations of intent to run to complete Young’s remain- ing 3-year term: Byron Amos, Matthew Charles Cardinale, Greg Clay, Patricia
“Granny P” Crayton, Shalise Steele-Young, Ricky Brown, Erika Estrada, Antonio Brown, Mesha Mainor, and former District 3 City Councilman Jabari Simama. Should none of the candidates receive a majority of the votes in the March 19th election there will be a runoff election on Tuesday April 16, 2019.
What you should Know
Early voting will take place Feb. 25 through March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fulton County Government Center, 130 Peachtree St. SW in downtown Atlanta.
There will be no weekend voting provided.
Confirm your poll location prior to Election Day. To confirm your voting location visit www.mvp.sos.ga.gov or call 404-612-7020 for assistance in identifying poll locations.
Attend a Candidates Forum
The League of Women Voters Atlanta Ful- ton County (LWVAF) will host a community building discussion between the qualified candidates for the special election of Atlanta City Council District 3 on the dates below:
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6PM-8PM 550 Lindsay Street Northwest, For more in- formation please visit https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/city-of-atlanta- council-district-3-candidate-forum-tickets- 55950869557
Thursday, February 21, 2019 6PM-8PM Simpson Street Church 800 Joseph E Boone Blvd
Friday, February 22, 2091 5PM-8PM at Higher Ground Empowerment Center, 561 Spencer Church
Monday, February 25, 2019, 6PM-8PM at KIPP PTO 98 Anderson Avenue