Whitfield County discuss qualifying and poll worker shortage

Whitfield County Board of Election  3/10/22 Members present: Sparky Kelehear (Chair), Carol Byers, Rob Cowan (by phone) Registrar: Mary Hammontree Old business Redistricting—M. Hammontree reported that precinct cards are being ordered to send to voters. There were some changes to county commissioner districts but few other changes.GARVIS—Hammontree reported the state’s new voter registration and tracking … Continue reading Whitfield County discuss qualifying and poll worker shortage

Cherokee County Discusses Hand Counting votes and election allegations 3/14/2022

Meeting called to order at 9:35 AM Present:  Alan Shinall, Chairman, Cindy Castello (R), Donald Sams (D), Rachel Kinsey (D), Mike Byrd (R), Anne Dover, Supervisor; Anne Brombaugh, Attorney for the Board Approximately 30 observers including myself The Sheriff for Cherokee County was introduced to answer questions from the attendees.  The first question focused on … Continue reading Cherokee County Discusses Hand Counting votes and election allegations 3/14/2022

Notice! Dekalb to hold three virtual listening sessions!

Dekalb County will be holding three special virtual sessions with the aim being to hear concerns from the voters in Dekalb County. Voters will be speaking with Keisha Smith, the new executive director of DeKalb County’s elections department who was hired in January The three sessions are as followed: Saturday, March 26th at 11:00 am … Continue reading Notice! Dekalb to hold three virtual listening sessions!

Whitfield County Discusses poll workers quitting 3/10/22

Whitfield County Board of Election  3/10/22 Members present: Sparky Kelehear (Chair), Carol Byers, Rob Cowan (by phone) Registrar: Mary Hammontree Old business Redistricting—M. Hammontree reported that precinct cards are being ordered to send to voters. There were some changes to county commissioner districts but few other changes.GARVIS—Hammontree reported the state’s new voter registration and tracking … Continue reading Whitfield County Discusses poll workers quitting 3/10/22

Dekalb County discusses Early voting hours and locations 3/10/22

MEMBERS PRESENT  Dele Lowman Smith (D) Chair  Nancy Jester (R)  Anthony Lewis (R)  Susan Motter (D)  ABSENT  Karli Swift (At Large)  Called to order 4:30 by Dele Lowman Smith  All members present approved the minutes.  NINE PUBLIC COMMENTS:  LAURIE EDWARDS, DUNWOODY: Asks that poll watcher duties be enumerated because it’s not clear in the poll … Continue reading Dekalb County discusses Early voting hours and locations 3/10/22

Douglas County on the hunt for poll workers 3/10/22

Members present: Myesha Good (chair), Maurice Hurry (vice-chair), Robert Proctor, Kevin Evans, Kelly Cobb Director: Milton Kidd Qualifying information and board membership—M. Kidd stated that a spouse of board member Kelly Cobb had qualified to run for an office. He said state law does not allow family members of candidates to serve on election boards. … Continue reading Douglas County on the hunt for poll workers 3/10/22

Lincoln County BOE Meeting 03/09/22

Victory for Lincoln County locals! Lincoln County Board of elections and registration conducted a meeting on March 9, 2022, where its members voted to “not consolidate” the voting precincts in their County. This comes after pressure from local citizens and multiple organizations to not close 4 polling locations and keep the 7 polling locations that … Continue reading Lincoln County BOE Meeting 03/09/22

Notice! Lincoln County Board of Elections meeting 03/09/22

Lincoln County Board of elections and registration will be conducting a meeting tomorrow March 9, at 5:00pm where its members will vote to "not consolidate" the voting precincts in their County. This comes after pressure from local citizens and multiple organizations to not close 4 polling locations and keep the 7 polling locations that are … Continue reading Notice! Lincoln County Board of Elections meeting 03/09/22

Spalding County BOE Meeting 03/08/22

After tabling the vote in their February meeting, on Tuesday, Mar. 8 Spalding County’s BOE voted on ending Sunday voting for the mid-term elections. This comes after multiple members where removed or left the board and offices in response to HB 769, which only affects Spalding county. Today members of the New Georgia Project Peanut … Continue reading Spalding County BOE Meeting 03/08/22

Notice! Spalding will decide on Sunday voting in November midterms 3/8/22

After tabling the vote in their February meeting, on Tuesday, Mar. 8 Spalding County's Board of elections will vote on Sunday voting for the mid-term elections. This comes after multiple members where removed or left the board and offices in response to HB 769, which only affects Spalding county. Back in September of 2021, the … Continue reading Notice! Spalding will decide on Sunday voting in November midterms 3/8/22