by Robin Kemp

Want democracy with those fries?

The Clayton County NAACP will hold a drive-through voter registration drive Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at two McDonalds locations:

6745 Georgia Hwy. 85, Riverdale


3907 Jonesboro Road, Forest Park

Clayton County NAACP is using the hashtag #GetVoteReady and welcomes volunteers. E-mail or call (404) 424-6567.

If you haven’t registered to vote and you want to vote in the Nov. 3 Presidential election, you have until Monday, Oct. 5 to get registered.

If you’re already registered and want to vote in the special election to finish the late Rep. John Lewis’ last term, you can cast your ballot early today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at these locations:

  • Elections and Registration Office, 121 S. McDonough St., Jonesboro
  • Carl Rhodenizer Rec Center, 3499 Rex Road, Rex
  • Morrow Municipal Complex. 1500 Morrow Road, Morrow
  • Virginia Burton Gray Rec Center, 1475 E. Fayetteville Road, Riverdale

To check your voter registration status or the status of your absentee ballot, visit the Georgia My Voter Page at

Find out more about voter registration requirements from the Clayton County Board of Elections and Registration at