Camden County Board of Elections Meeting 09/22/20

Members present: Chair Joseph MichaelsBarbara HahnDr. Jannett BradfordJames CorbettKyle Rapp (not present)Elections Supervisor Shannon Nettles Meeting notes: A motion has passed to add an additional Saturday of voting on October 17th at the Woodbine BOE office 9am-4pm for early voting4754 absentee ballots have been mailed out so far and we have received 41 back as … Continue reading Camden County Board of Elections Meeting 09/22/20

Camden County Board of Elections Meeting 09/01/20

Highlights: Public concern about early voting options.A motion to add a drop box was not approved.All 3 weeks of early voting will be at The Camden County Annex in Kingsland off of Gross RD Board Members: Chair Joseph MichaelsBarbara HahnJames CorbettDr. Jannet BradfordKyle Rapp Election Supervisor Shannon Nettles Public Comment: Gregory Lee: I live on … Continue reading Camden County Board of Elections Meeting 09/01/20

Lawsuit Demands Spanish-language Absentee Ballots in Gwinnett County

A civil rights group representing five Georgia organizations has filed a federal lawsuit demanding Spanish-language absentee ballot applications to residents in Gwinnett County who aren’t fluent in English. Read more about it at https://www.ajc.com/news/local/lawsuit-demands-spanish-absentee-ballot-applications-gwinnett/3Earr6IjzbeJ5NWGReJ6AJ/

STATE ELECTIONS BOARD MEETING – 4/15/2020- Notes

The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Georgia State Board of Elections with questions or for official information. STATE ELECTIONS BOARD MEETING - 4/15/2020 Public Comments  Summary of Public Comments: Rayburn, Thomas, Mark, Worthen, Germany from SOS staff Matt Mashburn moves to approve minutes, … Continue reading STATE ELECTIONS BOARD MEETING – 4/15/2020- Notes

Board of Election Meetings for the Week of April 20, 2020

The following is a list of the Board of Elections meetings scheduled for the week of April 20-24, 2020, and how they can be attended due to COVID-19. Monday, April 20 Chattooga County - 9 a.m. in-person, 10017 Commerce Street. Dodge County- 6 p.m. unknown Wheeler County-  5 p.m. cancelled Coweta County- Rescheduled for April … Continue reading Board of Election Meetings for the Week of April 20, 2020

Camden County Adopts New Polling Location: Mentions Non-deliverable Absentee Ballot Applications

The Camden County Board of Elections voted to adopt St. Mary’s Church, 101 Pine Street St. Mary’s, Georgia 31558 as a new  Precinct 10 polling location April 14, 2020. The Board also mentioned non-deliverable absentee ballot applications for voters who receive their mail at P. O. Boxes.   The following includes brief notes taken by a … Continue reading Camden County Adopts New Polling Location: Mentions Non-deliverable Absentee Ballot Applications

Georgia State Election Board Offers Drop Box Solution in Light of Postage Debate

The State Election Board voted unanimously April 15 to allow  voters to drop off ballots at drop boxes. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, “drop boxes can be set up on government property before Georgia’s primary on June 9. Voters will be able to submit their absentee ballots without having to pay for postage …”  … Continue reading Georgia State Election Board Offers Drop Box Solution in Light of Postage Debate

The State of Georgia Covers most of the Cost of Coronavirus Prevention at the Polls

According to the Polk County Board of Elections, the State of Georgia is covering 90 percent of the costs for protective and cleaning equipment related to Coronavirus-related threats at the polls. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Polk County Board of Elections for … Continue reading The State of Georgia Covers most of the Cost of Coronavirus Prevention at the Polls

Peanut Gallery Hosts 6 p.m. Training Session for Volunteer Monitors April 28

Join us 4-28-20 to learn how you can help protect Georgia’s 2020 elections as a Peanut Gallery Volunteer Monitor. If you would like to volunteer to attend Board of Elections (BOE) meetings and report the findings to The Peanut Gallery, please contact us. Our volunteers assist us in holding BOEs accountable and keeping citizens informed. … Continue reading Peanut Gallery Hosts 6 p.m. Training Session for Volunteer Monitors April 28

Carriers to deliver “official election mail” regardless of postage

NOTE: This is being reported to the AJC, but the Georgia Secretary of State hasn’t confirmed it. In the meantime to ensure delivery,The Peanut Gallery strongly advises "putting a stamp on it." Please email us at info@newgeorgiaproject.org if you need help with the postage. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, absentee ballots will be counted … Continue reading Carriers to deliver “official election mail” regardless of postage