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

Peanut Gallery Hosts 6 p.m. Training Session for Volunteer Monitors April 28

Join us 4-28-20 to learn how you can help protect Georgia’s 2020 elections as a Peanut Gallery Volunteer Monitor. If you would like to volunteer to attend Board of Elections (BOE) meetings and report the findings to The Peanut Gallery, please contact us. Our volunteers assist us in holding BOEs accountable and keeping citizens informed. … Continue reading Peanut Gallery Hosts 6 p.m. Training Session for Volunteer Monitors April 28

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

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