Chatham County Board of Elections Minutes 09/14/20

Meeting Highlights Some board members cite multiple problems surrounding the hand recountThe county has a new equipment warehouse Meeting is called to orderThere is a discussion on the table about another precinct.It is noted that it cannot be used for the election if approved What would happen if one of our locations says we can't use … Continue reading Chatham County Board of Elections Minutes 09/14/20

Chatham County Board of Elections Meeting 09/14/20

Meeting Highlights Some board members cite multiple problems surrounding the hand recountThe county has a new equipment warehouse Meeting is called to order There is a discussion on the table about another precinct.It is noted that it cannot be used for the election if approved What would happen if one of our locations says we can't … Continue reading Chatham County Board of Elections Meeting 09/14/20

Chatham County Board of Elections Meeting 08/17/20

Board Members: Chair Thomas MahoneyMarianne HelmsMalinda HodgeAntwan LangDebbie RauersSupervisor Russell Bridges Meeting Notes: A motion has been passed to create a BOE voter education advisory council. The council's purpose is to empower, educate and engage Chatham County citizens in the election process. It will partner with nonprofit nonpartisan entities and organizations. The following voting locations … Continue reading Chatham County Board of Elections Meeting 08/17/20

Chatham County Board of Elections Meeting 07/13/20

Board Members: Chair Thomas MahoneyMarianne HelmsMalinda Hodge Antwan Lang Debbie Rauers Other Staff: Supervisor: Russell BridgesHead Trainer: Billy WootenStaff: Katie Poll Worker Training/ Polling Changes/ Poll Logistics: B.W: Poll worker training will take place the last week of July and the first week of August at the South West Library. We know that there will be a … Continue reading Chatham County Board of Elections Meeting 07/13/20

Chatham County faces multiple early voting location closures 5-11-20

Did you know that the public can attend Board of Elections meetings?  These meetings are open to the public by Georgia law. Become a Peanut Gallery Volunteer Monitor at our next training on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6 pm. Sign up Here Chatham County Board of Elections and Registration Held a Board … Continue reading Chatham County faces multiple early voting location closures 5-11-20

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

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