Welcome to Dekalb Strong!

Our Mission:  To promote transparent and effective government in DeKalb County by encouraging strong citizen engagement at neighborhood, county and legislative levels.

The DeKalb Strong, May 24 Election, Voter Guide


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Dekalb Strong will hold a candidate forum to allow voters to meet candidates in the Dekalb County contested local races. The event will be held on April 30, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Rehoboth Baptist Church, 2997 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker, GA 30084.

This is an opportunity for the community to meet multiple candidates in person, ask questions, obtain campaign materials, and share ideas, all in one location.

Dekalb Strong has invited all candidates in contested races who have provided emails in their qualification materials.

Lavista Hills donors FINALLY revealed.

Our analysis of the big money donations flowing into LaVista Hills from outside of DeKalb County can be found here.

Longtime DeKalb leader Liane Levetan weighs in on cityhood.

Editorial by former DeKalb County CEO Liane Levetan, published October 22, 2015:
Liane Levetan editorial

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Ms. Levetan was the DeKalb County CEO from 1993-2000.

Debate between DeKalb Strong and Lavista Hills, September 30, 2015

Cityhood has failed as a solution to DeKalb problems. We support smart reforms that actually address the root of the problem instead of adding extra layers of government.