Lowndes County Board of Election Meeting 09/08/20

Meeting Highlights:

  1. The county is discussing using a grant to open additional drop boxes
  2. The county is currently short by about 80 poll workers

Meeting Notes:

  • The Meeting is called to order.
  • Approval of minutes
    • Approved
  • Invocation
  • Public Comments
    • Dennis: How well is poll worker recruitment going?
      • Answer: We need about 80 more
    • Will the county need additional teams to open ballots?
      • Answer:No
    • Is the State or local office mailing out ballots?
      • Both. The state will mail them out until the last two weeks then we’ll take over
  • The County is discussing using a grant for the following:
    • Hazard pay for poll workers
    • Additional pay for Advance voting
    • Additional drop boxes(would be 10 in total)
  • None of this is finalized. This was listed for further discussion.

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