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30 September 2008

Recall Election in Lithonia Today

Today, voters in the DeKalb County city of Lithonia will have the opportunity to pull a page from Donald Trump's book and say to Mayor Joyce McKibben...You're fired.

On Tuesday, the focus will...be on McKibben as voters go to the polls to decide whether to oust her from the office she has held less than a year.

Simply put, that means 263 voters must vote McKibben out of office.

If the recall effort is successful, qualifying begins immediately for those who want to run for mayor. A special election would be held Nov. 18.
[Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution, "Voters will get a chance to fire Lithonia mayor", September 28, 2008]

263 votes should be hard to get, right?

The polls open in Lithonia at 7:00AM