Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 11/12/20

Members present: Myesha Good (chair), Robert Proctor, Daniel Zimmerman, Maurice HurryDirector: Milton Kidd Director Kidd reported they certified the election results Nov 10. They will begin the recountNov 13 at 9:00 am. He described the process for the recount. In response to a question fromProctor, Kidd said he’s trying to get 30 two-person teams to … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 11/12/20

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 10/08/20

Chair Myesha Good David Fedack Robert Proctor Daniel Zimmerman Maurice Hurry Elections Supervisor Milton Kidd The Board of Elections Has secured grants from 2 different organizations. The Center of Technology and Civic Life for $1.6 million and The Schwarzenegger Institute on Public Policy for $99,600.We currently have 7 drop boxes for absentee ballots and will … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 10/08/20

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 09/10/2020

Board Members: Myesha Good Milton KiddBob ProctorDaniel Zimmerman Bob Hurry Meeting notes: Meeting start 5:00 Meeting end 5:30 Plans to add 4 more drop boxes in countyWants to change bus line times in county from 8am - 8pm for poll work transportationHave processed 15,000 absentee ballots so far Meeting Starts with motion to approve agenda for meeting.Motion PassedMotion … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 09/10/2020

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 08/13/20

Members present: Myesha Good (chair), David Fedack, Robert Proctor, Daniel Zimmerman, Maurice Hurry Director: Milton Kidd (MK) New business—MK had a staff member read a letter sent to BOE from Democrats in the Douglas County legislative delegation: They requested that the BOE consider increasing access to absentee ballots by 1) mailing applications to all voters, … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 08/13/20

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 07/09/20

Members present: Myesha Good (chair), David Fedack, Robert Proctor, Daniel Zimmerman, Maurice Hurry Director: Milton Kidd MK said staff and poll workers debriefed on the primary, on July 1. A major concern was security: they had to call law enforcement to several locations because voters insisted on wearing political advertisements. He’ll will talk to law … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 07/09/20

Douglas Plans Rides to Polls in 5-14-2020 Meeting

Douglas County Board of Elections and Registration Held a Board Meeting on 5-14-2020   Meeting Highlights from 5-14-2020 New polling location at Woodie Fite Senior Center. There are 6 early voting locations and 25 locations on Election Day. If a voter plants to vote early early, they can schedule a ride to the poll in … Continue reading Douglas Plans Rides to Polls in 5-14-2020 Meeting

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 06/11/20

Members present: Myesha Good (Chair), Robert Proctor, Daniel Zimmerman, , Maurice Hurry Director Milton Kidd reported they received 15,700 absentee ballots. There 900 left to be counted, which they will finish on June 12. They will certify them on June 19. He said he thought it was a successful election and cited no major problems.He … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 06/11/20

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 04/23/20

Watched recording on Facebook Members present: David Fedack, Robert Proctor, Daniel Zimmerman, Myesha Good, Maurice Heard Staff: Milton Kidd, Director, and two others whose names I didn’t get. Kidd conducted the meeting because elections for new officers were going to be held.  Election of chairperson: Myesha Good was elected chairperson (Fedack, Good, and Heard voted … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 04/23/20

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/

Douglas County Opens Polling Location for Seniors Only

According to its website, “for the first time in the history of Douglas County, Georgia, the Douglas County Board of Elections and Registration Department has decided to provide a 6th advance voting location geared to older adults age 55 and older, serving Douglas County's largest voting block of residents.” The polling station, located at  the … Continue reading Douglas County Opens Polling Location for Seniors Only