Polls open for elections in Atlanta and metro area
Tuesday is Election Day in Atlanta, and voters will decide who will represent them in five Board of Education districts.
Driving the news: Precincts are open from 7am to 7pm for voters to cast ballots for candidates running in Districts 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9.
Why it matters: Board of Education members are responsible for hiring and firing the Atlanta Public Schools superintendent. The board also approves the system's annual operating budget and implements policies.
Be smart: You can find your polling place, and view a sample ballot at the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page.
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