Fulton County Board of Elections Meeting 03/18/20

Agenda approved

Public response

Garland Favorito – He asked the board to consider urging people to vote from home. They can get a ballot by email, online or phone.

Forest Web, Fulton County clerk – Thanked the board for the work they do and their support.

Linda Prichert – She reiterated the need to vote by mail. She requested the board post a fact sheet where people can get help thus avoiding some confusion that is circulating.

Approval of precincts

2/20 – move from Barack and Michelle Obama Academy to 768 Hank Aaron Drive due to renovations at the Academy

3/20 – move from Riverwood High School to Heards Ferry Elementary School due to renovations at the high school

4/20 – move Epo1 A&B (Not sure that is correct as it was hard to understand. Couldn’t understand the name of the site.) to United Methodist Church.

**My note: Nothing was mentioned as to how voters will be notified.

Update on rescheduled primary and bond issue – May 19

  • Votes from the presidential primary are secured and will be tabulated on election night.
  • Those who voted will received a ballot during the general primary without the presidential primary ballot.
  • If voters haven’t already voted, they will receive a presidential primary ballot and a general state and county primary ballot.
  • April 27 begins early voting
  • April 20 registration deadline
  • Barron reported: 

Postcards with an application for voting is being mailed in the county.

State is talking about having an online application, applications sent to 60+ and an application sent to everyone.

Suggested pushing ballot by mail

  • Johnson asked: Since GA is not a party registration state, are general and presidential candidates are on the same ballot? Can voters get what they want?
  • Registration deadline is April 20 for the May 19 primary. Will voters still be eligible to vote in Presidential and General primary?
  • Nuriddin asked for the board to receive all communications before they are released to the public.

Meeting adjourned.


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These meetings are open to the public by Georgia law. Georgia Open Meetings Act.

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