Glynn County Board of Elections Meeting 04/13/21

I. 7 officials present: one staff member with a mask and 6 members (fiveboard members and the director) (2 wearing masks, with one wearing the maskunder the nose) 4 spectators present (including Gail, also from the peanut gallery) II. Discussion of sex offenders/predators list. Full background check comesat a cost of $15. Discussion of what … Continue reading Glynn County Board of Elections Meeting 04/13/21

Glynn County Board of Elections Meeting 04/13/21

I arrived about 2:05pm and the meeting had begun. The board was discussing what eligibility requirements they wanted in place for Poll Workers. They brought up background checks but decided against that. The final decision was any Poll Worker 18 years or older would have to be a registered voter. Anyone 16 yrs  or 17 … Continue reading Glynn County Board of Elections Meeting 04/13/21

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

Glynn County Board of Elections and Registration Special Meeting Minutes 08/26/20

The Special Called Meeting of the Board of Elections and Registration was called to order by Chairman Gibson at 2:00pm. Members Present: Patricia Gibson, Chairman Patricia Featherstone, Vice ChairmanKeith Rustin, Secretary Sandy Dean, MemberTommy Clark, MemberChristopher Channell, SupervisorChristina Redden, Assistant SupervisorMarc Johnson, AttorneyPam ShierlingTaylor Cooper Executive Session: A motion was made and seconded to move … Continue reading Glynn County Board of Elections and Registration Special Meeting Minutes 08/26/20

Glynn County Board of Elections and Registration Special Meeting Minutes 08/21/20

The Special Called Meeting of the Board of Elections and Registration was called to order by Chairman Gibson at 1:00pm. Members Present: Patricia Gibson, ChairmanPatricia Featherstone, Vice Chairman Keith Rustin, SecretarySandy Dean, Member Tommy Clark, Member Christopher Channell, SupervisorChristina Redden, Assistant SupervisorMarc Johnson, Attorney Ron AdamsPam ShierlingTaylor Cooper Executive Session: Mr. Clark made a motion … Continue reading Glynn County Board of Elections and Registration Special Meeting Minutes 08/21/20

Glynn County Board of Elections and Registration Minutes 08/18/20

The August meeting of the Board of Elections and Registration was called to order by Chairman Gibson at 6:30pm. Members Present: Patricia Gibson, ChairmanPatricia Featherstone, Vice ChairmanKeith Rustin, Secretary Sandy Dean, Member Tommy Clark, MemberChristopher Channell, SupervisorChristina Redden, Assistant SupervisorMark Johnson, Attorney Penny Hennessy Max Hess Public Comment: No public comment Approval of Minutes of … Continue reading Glynn County Board of Elections and Registration Minutes 08/18/20

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