September 30, 2016 Radio Commentary

Question No. 1 on November Ballot

Radio Commentary, 90.7, 91.7 New Life FM, September 30, 2016 – By Sue Ella Deadwyler

The deadline for registering to vote in the General Election is October 11th. Early in-person voting is scheduled for October 17th through November 4th, the Friday before the General Election. To accommodate those who can’t vote during the week, all polls will be open Saturday October 29th; some local polls may choose to open on Saturday or Sunday.

While candidates get most of the attention, also on November 8th voters will decide whether to make four changes to the State Constitution. In addition to those four questions, some ballots contain questions for local residents to decide. For example: DeKalb County voters will decide whether to extend the homestead tax exemption, which is scheduled to expire in a few months. So, I’ll vote YES on the homestead tax question in my county. Continue reading