Gwinnett Grievances: A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 3

Gwinnett County has a long history of negligence and engagement with voter suppression tactics. They lack the necessary regard for minority voters - and their extensive legal track record is evidence of this. Their negligence has again come to the forefront of the news cycle due to the controversial comments made by their Elections Chair … Continue reading Gwinnett Grievances: A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 3

Gwinnett Grievances A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 2

Gwinnett County has a long history of negligence and engagement with voter suppression tactics. They lack the necessary regard for minority voters - and their extensive legal track record is evidence of this. Their negligence has again come to the forefront of the news cycle due to the controversial comments made by their Elections Chair … Continue reading Gwinnett Grievances A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 2

Gwinnett Grievances: A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 1

Gwinnett County has a long history of negligence and engagement with voter suppression tactics. They lack the necessary regard for minority voters - and their extensive legal track record is evidence of this. Their negligence has again come to the forefront of the news cycle due to the controversial comments made by their Elections Chair … Continue reading Gwinnett Grievances: A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 1

Fulton County Board of Election Meeting Notes 02/16/21

Approval of the agenda Approved Public Comments  Regina Waller: Declaration of Support for Richard Barron. Edward Smith: This board is being unfair and unconstitutional. This decision should be reconsidered Penn Payne: I am urging the board to not remove Mr. Barron as director. In essence he turned the ship around in response to June for … Continue reading Fulton County Board of Election Meeting Notes 02/16/21

Fulton County Board of Elections Meeting 02/12/21

Approval of the Agenda Amended to move executive session to after Public Comments Agenda Approved  Public Comments Briget Thorne: You can ignore my emails, allow me to be slandered, mute me and fire me but i'll keep coming back. I was troubled by the warehouse because my family immigrated from Mexico to avoid corruption. My … Continue reading Fulton County Board of Elections Meeting 02/12/21

State Board of Elections Meeting 02/10/21

Meeting Start- 9:00am Meeting end 1:00pm Members Present  Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, Chairperson   Mrs. Rebecca N. Sullivan, Vice Chair Mr. David J. Worley Mr. Matthew Mashburn Mrs. Anh Le Approval of past minutes Elections Debrief, Ryan Germany:  -Expected a “tough” election year due to rolling out new machines but Covid changed how people wanted … Continue reading State Board of Elections Meeting 02/10/21

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting Notes 02/11/21

Members present: Myesha Good (chair), Robert Proctor, Maurice Hurry Director: Milton Kidd Operations report—Director Kidd reported:  They are working on a backlog of transfer applications of voters who have moved in or out of the county; They worked with two cities posting qualifying fees for the November elections; They are putting into place an online program for … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting Notes 02/11/21

Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections Meeting 02/09/21

Adam Shirley starts off by reading the board member oath. Iccok(screenname) ask for a motion to adopt the agenda. Hunaid motion to adopt the agenda Rocky Raffle seconds it. Icook then wants to approve minutes from January 12 2021. Rocky Raffle moves to approve the minutes Hunaid seconds it. Everyone else approved it by saying … Continue reading Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections Meeting 02/09/21

Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 02/11/21

Members present: Stephen Kelehear (chair), Carol Byers, Rob Cowan Ex Dir: Mary Hammontree Special election—Hammontree reported there will be a special election for a county commissioner office on March 16. Because there are five candidates, it’s likely there’ll be a runoff on April 13. She said seven precincts are affected.Budget—Hammontree said the county commission denied … Continue reading Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 02/11/21

Cobb County Board of Elections Meeting 02/08/21

Meeting called to order at 4:00pm All board members were present either in person or remotely plus Janine Eveler and attorney. PUBLIC COMMENT  Ruben Jones – couldn’t hear him very well, but his comments appeared to be positive ones regarding Cobb County elections. Monica Delancey – activist – she also complimented Cobb BOE and all … Continue reading Cobb County Board of Elections Meeting 02/08/21