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

Secretary of State Calls for Special Election

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced a special senate election on June 9 in the District 4 counties of Bulloch, Candler, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans and Tattnall. A run-off, if needed, will be held on August 11. For more information see the official announcement at: https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections/call_for_special_election_for_state_senator_district_4 Attribution for photo:Caitelizabeth5 / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)

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

Georgia ACLU Petitions for Paid Postage

Currently, the Georgia Secretary of State and most County Board of Elections have FAILED to agree to provide paid postage for absentee ballots or applications.   Stop Georgia's Poll Tax! Join the ACLU of Georgia in demanding that the Georgia Secretary of State provide paid postage for ALL absentee ballots applications and absentee ballots during … Continue reading Georgia ACLU Petitions for Paid Postage

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/

Camden County Board of Elections & Registration Agenda for April 14, 2020

The following is the agenda for the Camden County Board of Elections & Registration for the April 14, 2020, meeting. BOARD MEETING AGENDA VIA TELECONFERENCE DUE TO COVID-19 Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 3:00 P.M. A. CALL TO ORDER B. INVOCATION C. AGENDA AMENDMENTS* (Add or delete items to the agenda) D. ADOPTION OF AGENDA* E. … Continue reading Camden County Board of Elections & Registration Agenda for April 14, 2020

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

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