Special elections are scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 17 in Atlanta and Fulton County. (JASON GETZ/SPECIAL TO THE AJC)
Photo: Jason Getz
Photo: Jason Getz

Atlanta, Fulton County hold special election Tuesday

Seat on Fulton County Commission and another on Atlanta school board are on the ballot

Special elections are scheduled Tuesday in metro Atlanta for a seat on the Fulton County Commission and another on the Atlanta Board of Education. 

Voters who live in Atlanta School Board District 2 and Fulton County Commission District 6 are eligible to vote. 

The Fulton County special election will choose a successor to longtime Commissioner Emma Darnell, who died earlier this year. 

The Atlanta Board of Education election will replace former school board member Byron Amos, who resigned to run for Atlanta City Council. 

Information about the special election, including voting locations, can be found on the Fulton County elections web site. 

If needed, a runoff election will take place Oct. 15. 

> Read more about the Atlanta School Board election

> Read more about the Fulton County Commission election

The AJC will post election results beginning Tuesday after the polls close.

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