State Election Board Special-Called Meeting April 15

A State Election Board Special-Called Meeting (Webinar) is scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, 2020, beginning at 10:15 a.m. Please use the link below to register for the State Election Board Special-Called Meeting (Webinar) https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5491580500321818126 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. At that website, please fill in your … Continue reading State Election Board Special-Called Meeting April 15

Walker County Votes to Keep Only One Polling Location Open

Due to the threat of Covid-19,  the Walker County Board voted unanimously to have three weeks of early voting at the Lafayette Senior center, 636 S. Main st, Lafayette, Georgia. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Walker County Board of Elections for questions … Continue reading Walker County Votes to Keep Only One Polling Location Open

Scheduled Board of Election Meetings for the Week of April 13

The following is a partial list of  Board of Elections meetings scheduled for the week of April 13, 2020. Monday April 13, 2020 Newton County Board of Elections and Registration will meet for its regular monthly meeting Monday, April 13, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. in the elections office located at 1113 Usher Street, Suite 103, Covington. … Continue reading Scheduled Board of Election Meetings for the Week of April 13

Black Lives Matter Files Law Suit

According to The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Black Voters Matter filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, April 8, 2020, claiming the price for postage to vote by mail is an unconstitutional poll tax. See the link below for the story: https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/lawsuit-argues-postage-cost-vote-mail-georgia-poll-tax/GAG8hjMG4dVX5ywWDLTt8J/

Columbia County Agenda for April 14

  The Columbia County Board of Election will hold its meeting in-person April 14, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. The following is the agenda. Call to Order Roll Call/Quorum Reading and Approval of Agenda Reading and Approval of Minutes Old Business ~March 24, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary New Business ~ May 19th/June 9, 2020 General Primary … Continue reading Columbia County Agenda for April 14

Secretary of State Announces Postponement of Georgia Primary Election to June 9

  According to the official website, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced the postponement of the Georgia Primary Election to June 9, 2020. “This decision allows our office and county election officials to continue to put in place contingency plans to ensure that voting can be safe and secure when in-person voting begins and prioritizes … Continue reading Secretary of State Announces Postponement of Georgia Primary Election to June 9

Rockdale County Discusses Polling Location Health Risks

    The Rockdale County Board of Elections met April 8, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Rockdale  County Board of Elections for questions or official information. Covid- 19 Cynthia Williams is speaking …. Minutes will be held from … Continue reading Rockdale County Discusses Polling Location Health Risks

New Fraud Task Force Announced

  Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced at a press conference, Monday April 6, 2020, a new task force to investigate allegations of fraud within the absentee voting process. "I have selected some of the state's premier law enforcement experts to fill out this team, elections experts, district attorneys and solicitors general who will … Continue reading New Fraud Task Force Announced

Georgia Primary still set for May

For now, the Georgia Primary is scheduled for May 19, 2020, according to an article published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution April 2, 2020. Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger both claim they do not have the authority to postpone. The date is not likely to change soon since the Georgia General … Continue reading Georgia Primary still set for May

Absentee Ballot Applications

Due to the threat of Coronavirus, the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office will mail absentee ballot applications to registered voters. Constituents can return the applications, in the enclosed envelope, the Georgia SOS or forward it to their local voter registration offices via fax, in person, USPS and email. Check out the link below for more … Continue reading Absentee Ballot Applications