Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 12/22/20

1. Approve Agenda: Vu moved, unclear second, but approved unanimously. 2.  Public Comment: Chair reads statement re emailing public comments to electionspubliccmnt@dekalbcountyga.gov  between 1-1:30PM on 12/22/20. 3. Executive Session for litigation purposes: Motion by Smith, second by Vu, Board enters 1:08PM.  Returns 1:33PM, but without sound until 1:34. 4. Voter Challenges: Chair allows motion by … Continue reading Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 12/22/20

There Are 8 Hearings Scheduled for Today to Challenge Voter Lists

14 days away from the January run off elections, there are 8 special called Board of Elections hearings scheduled to consider challenges to voter lists across the state of Georgia. These challenges are questioning the validity of the names currently on county rolls and, ultimately, calling for the removal of voters. Challenges have already been … Continue reading There Are 8 Hearings Scheduled for Today to Challenge Voter Lists

Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 11/30/20

Agenda Item 1: Jan 5 runoff and early voting location and hours: lacking somewhere in Brookhaven so reached out to schools, Seeing if we can use John Lewis School but TBD (wanted to use the same places as the last election but some are TBD because of holidays during this period) Unconfirmed sites: 1. House … Continue reading Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 11/30/20

Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 11/30/20

Meeting Highlights  Early voting locations will not accept Absentee BallotsA vote is made to finalize Early voting hours and give the director authority to choose the last three early voting sites. Called to order Public Comments None Commissioner Johnson:  We have submitted the civic life grant We are working on getting a complete list for … Continue reading Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 11/30/20

Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 11/15/19

New BRE Attorney Vivienne Ernstes  and deputy attorney Terry Phillips introduced themselves. She is replacing Bennett Bryan, who’s running for office.  Item 1 - Approval of Minutes - passed Item 2 – Public Comment First commenter Paula Bosworth concluded her remarks by saying the audience couldn’t hear BRE discussions, and that they need amplification. The … Continue reading Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 11/15/19

DeKalb County Board of Elections Special Meeting 10/21/20

Public Notice on Website: MEETING DEKALB COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRTION AND ELECTIONS The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will hold a Special Called Meeting on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 9:30 AM. This meeting will be conducted via teleconference (Zoom). Simultaneous public access to the meeting will be available via livestream on DCTV’s … Continue reading DeKalb County Board of Elections Special Meeting 10/21/20

Dekalb County Specially Called Board of Elections Meeting 10/24/20

Dear Board Members:I was encouraged that the BOCC Ops Committee is concerned about voter wait-times. Plans for deputy registrars and other measures discussed in their meeting could help ease wait times. But this board needs to go farther. Director Hamilton’s plans to wait to create more Emergency Paper Ballots if needed were not reassuring. Her … Continue reading Dekalb County Specially Called Board of Elections Meeting 10/24/20

Dekalb County Board of Elections 10/14/20

Moved Election Day sites were discussed by attorney in terms of their advertising requirements. Board deferred finalizing polling locations, citing Covid-19 as an excuse Public comments are now just emailed in, not read. They will be available on DeKalb Elections website, although they have yet to replace their administrative assistant and meeting minutes and things … Continue reading Dekalb County Board of Elections 10/14/20

Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 10/09/20

Chair Samuel E. Tillman Anthony Lewis Susan Motter Dele Lowman Smith Baoky N. Vu Elections  Supervisor Erica Hamilton Once all of the drop boxes that we have ordered as of now are installed, we will have 28 total drop boxes in 26 locations. There are 6 drop boxes on order. The 3 boxes at our … Continue reading Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 10/09/20

Dekalb County Specially Called Meeting 10/07/20

Highlights The Board receives a 4.8 Million dollar grantSpacing issues are a concern for the November 3rd Election Meeting is called to order. Motion to approve Agenda Motion approved Public Comments Vote at Home We have a couple of areas of address to go over: Staffing LevelsHow often Drop box ballots are collected Safety Guidelines … Continue reading Dekalb County Specially Called Meeting 10/07/20