Metro Atlanta voters will decide a range of local elections and ballot questions in the Nov. 6 general election, including earlier Sunday alcohol sales, creation of a new city in Henry County and county commission and school board seats in several counties.
Brunch Bill: More than 30 cities in metro Atlanta will vote on allowing an earlier start time for Sunday alcohol sales, the so-called Brunch Bill. The change, permitting Sunday alcohol sales at 11 a.m., was allowed by the Georgia Legislature but must also be approved locally by each city and county
New City of Eagles Landing: Affected voters will decide whether to support creation of a new city in Henry County. The cityhood proposal has been hotly debated and challenged in court. Read more.
Tax referendums in Atlanta and Fulton County: Voters will decided eight proposals that could affect property values or taxes for the owners of about 175,000 owner-occupied homes with homestead exemptions in Atlanta, Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park and Roswell as well as residents in the two school districts. Read more. These issues will be decided in a series of local referendums:
- Fulton County Homestead Exemption Ad Valorem Tax
- Fulton County Homestead Exemption Property Tax
- City of Atlanta Schools Homestead Exemption
- Milton Homestead Exemption Property Tax
- Alpharetta Homestead Exemption Property Tax
- Roswell Homestead Exemption Property Tax
- Johns Creek Homestead Exemption Property Tax
Gwinnett Bond Referendum: The Gwinnett County Board of Education is asking approval for a bond issue to fund school improvements.
Also on the ballot:
- Repeal Fulton County Industrial District
- Brookhaven Bond Referendum
- Forsyth County SPLOST
- City of South Fulton Freeport Exemption
City and county elections
Here is a look at the issues in selected races on the ballot in metro Atlanta.
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