The Urban League of Greater Atlanta - Young Professionals has compiled a one stop short for all the important information you need to know about the upcoming event. Please bookmark this page for updated information on debates, local forums, political events, and any news.



Each debate will be broadcast live on C-SPAN, ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, as well as all cable news channels including CNN, Fox News and MSNBC among others.

Presidential Debate

    • Monday September 26, 2016
    • 9- 10:30pm

Vice Presidential Debate

    • Tuesday October 4, 2016
    • 9-10:30pm

Presidential Town Hall Debate

    • Sunday October 9, 2016
    • 9-10:30pm

Presidential Debate

    • Wednesday October 19, 2016
    • 9-10:30pm

Bills on the Ballot: What are you voting for?

    • Tuesday October 4, 2016 6:00pm
    • National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

The Issue: Opportunity School District Public Forum in Atlanta 

    • Thursday October 6, 2016. 6:30pm
    • The Gathering Spot

Atlanta Press Club General Election Debate: Debate for U.S. Senate and Congressional District 3

    • Sunday October 23, 2016 5:30pm
    • Congressional District 3, 6:00pm U.S. senate
    • Georgia Public Broadcasting

Atlanta Press Club Proposed Referendum Forum : Discussion on the Opportunity School District Referendum 

    • Sunday, October 30, 2016 6:00pm 
    • Georgia Public Broadcasting



Last day a person may register and be eligible to vote in the General Election/November Special Election /Runoff Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-224(a)*

    • October 11, 2016

Advanced (In-Person) Voting begins for the General Election/November Special Election. O.C.G.A. §21-2-385 (d)(1)

    • October 17, 2016

Mandatory Saturday Voting for the General Election/November Special Election. O.C.G.A. § 21-2-385 (d)(1)

    • October 29, 2016

General Election

    • November 8, 2016

General Election Runoff Date for Local and State Offices

    • December 6, 2016

General Election Runoff Date for Federal Offices

    • January 10, 2017

City of Atlanta Mayoral Election

    • November 7, 2017

My Voter Page (Georgia Secretary of State)

    • Official Georgia government site provides voter information including a personalized sample ballot and voter registration status.

Register to Vote Online

    • Online voter registration for the state of Georgia

ULGA-YP Voter Toolkit

AJC Voter Guide

Georgia Ballot Measures, Ballotpedia

Eventful - Local Political Events

NY Times - Who Will Be President?

    • Presidential election ratings and forecasts


    • Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about elections, politics, etc.

270 To Win

    • Interactive map to create your own 2016 election forecast
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