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Douglas County BOE 6/8/23

Members present: Myesha Good (chair), Michele Crochetiere, Kevin Evans, Chad Word
Deputy Director—Tesha Green

Felon hearings—T. Green reported there were no felon hearings.
Office operations

Staff reported the following:
? They are working on a voter registration backlog of about 1,800 persons. They will be able to
remove the backlog after they complete redistricting in Villa Rica.

? They are contacting previous poll workers about their availability in upcoming elections.

? They are verifying their inventory to make sure they will have the supplies and equipment they
will need for upcoming elections.

? The primary dates were announced.
Old business

? Staff reported they are updating their training material for poll workers, reflecting changes in
equipment and procedures.

? Staff announced voter registration training is available. Interested persons and entities can
contact the office for scheduling.

? Staff reported for this year’s election, there will be a mayor’s race and two council seat races in
Douglasville; and two council seats in Villa Rica.

New business
? Staff reported the state is implementing a new policy related to cell phones at polling places.

? Staff reported the Secretary of State’s Office will require new polling pads for checking in voters.
The new devices will make it possible to monitor voting locations in “near real-time.”

Executive session
The board went into executive session to discuss a “non-voting legal matter.”

These meetings are open to the public by Georgia law.  

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