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Macon-Bibb Board of Elections Meeting 05/28/20


  1. Welcome & Recognition of Visitors via Teleconference


Request approval of the minutes from the regular Board meeting held Thursday, April 30, 2020 (ACTION)

Request approval of the minutes from the Special Call meeting held Monday, May 4, 2020 


Request approval of the minutes from the Special Call meeting held Tuesday, May 19, 2020




  1. Absentee Ballot Box – Update 
    • Box has been ordered but may not be on hand until November.
    • Are you saying drop boxes won’t be available for the June 9 election? How many boxes were ordered?


Discussion of challenges to persons running for office. A challenge (Mrs. Raines) to one person running for office who lives in another state (SC). Allegedly, the person is using the address of a local relative and running for Mayor of Macon. Ficklin reminds the board that if the challenge did not happen within a specified period after qualification. When the candidate qualified, he/she had to sign an affidavit of residency and voter registration within the county.

  1. Items from the Chief Registrar (Veronica)
    1. (Include number abs applications mailed and ballots returned as of May 27, 2020)
  1. Active 106,057 Inactive 6,879 Combined Total 112,936 as of May 28, 2020
  2. ElectioNet Voter Registration Dashboard Report 
    1. DDS Department Driver Services Applications – 668
    2. OLVR – Online Voter Registration Applications 134
    3. Verification of Pending Voters – 1
  3. Items from Board Members
  1. Items from the Supervisor
  1. Correspondence: (Copies for Board meeting files)
    1. SEB Adopted Proposed Emergency Rule: Early Processing of Absentee Ballots

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