Why Does Tucker 2015 Still Need To Raise Money?

Why Does Tucker 2015 Still Need To Raise Money?

Educating the community about the benefits of cityhood and the Nov. 3rd referendum requires active volunteers and financial resources. A campaign to reach the more than 33,000 people in Tucker costs money. While we’ve been very frugal with our donations, and chosen less expensive but more time-consuming face-to-face interactions …

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Can I absentee vote by mail for the Tucker referendum?

Can I absentee vote by mail for the Tucker referendum?

Yes. Any registered voter in Georgia can vote absentee by mail, but you must request an absentee ballot application. Absentee ballot applications can be downloaded from the Secretary of State website located here …

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How do I register to vote in the referendum for Tucker Cityhood?

How do I register to vote in the referendum for Tucker Cityhood?

That’s a question our volunteers have been asked by new Tucker residents as well as newly minted 18 year-olds eager to vote in their first election.

The last day to register and still be able to vote on November 3rd is Monday, Oct. 5th

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Will the proposed new cities change school attendance zones?

Will the proposed new cities change school attendance zones?

No. DeKalb County School attendance zones are maintained by the DeKalb County School District and, with the exception of the City of Decatur and the City of Atlanta, are not aligned with city boundaries.

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Are cities able to create their own school districts?

Are cities able to create their own school districts?

No. In 1945 the State of Georgia passed a constitutional amendment prohibiting the creation of additional school districts. Cities that have their own school districts now (e.g., Atlanta, Decatur and Marietta) had them prior to 1945.

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