Ballot Questions? Getting You Answers.

On October 23rd, the Center for Civic Innovation held a live event with representatives from the State of Georgia, City of Atlanta, Fulton County, and Atlanta Public Schools to talk about the questions included on the November 6, 2018 ballot. If you weren’t able to make it, you can still check out the slide presentation and the Facebook Livestream. The video is also on YouTube, with direct links to items of discussion below.

Be sure to check out the new section of our #VoteLocal website – – that has additional resources on all the ballot questions so you can get the information you need to answer these important questions.

Ballot Questions? Getting You Answers.

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Direct links to key points in the video:

  • 5:00 - Representative Cannon talks about why we’ve got questions on the ballot and provides an overview of the statewide questions

  • 15:45 - panelists introduce themselves

  • 19:45 - brief explanation of taxes, services, and assessments

  • 25:10 - Referendum A proposing a “floating” homestead exemption for City of Atlanta taxes: #VoteLocal

  • 31:50 - Special Election on Atlanta Public Schools homestead changes: #VoteLocal

  • 36:40 - Special Election on the Fulton County Industrial District: #VoteLocal

  • 45:40 - audience Q&A

Be a voter and go vote on early, by-mail, or on election day: November 6th!

Civic EventsKyle Kessler