Richmond County Board of Elections Special Meeting 08/31/20

Members Present:

  • Lynn Bailey
  • Timothy McFalls Sr.
  • Sherry Barnes
  • Marcia Brown
  • Terrance C.

Meeting Notes:

  • Meeting Start 6:00pm Meeting end 6:07pm 
  • Mcfalls calls a special meeting to discuss the removal of a candidate for the November 3rd election.
    • Removal of candidate Christine Cunningham is being removed from the ballot due to be deceased.
    • The candidate was non-partisan and there is no law for the removal of such candidate. 
    • The lawyer provided suggests that the county can use any procedure comfortable as McFalls asks for suggestions.
  • Terrance C. suggests to bring a  motion to remove the candidate from the ballot.
    • The motion is created and is passed.
  • Bailey says the county will work with the ballot builder to change the ballot. Nothing else needs to be changed.
  • The board sends it condolences 
  • With no other business the meeting is adjourned.

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

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