Floyd County Elections Board Launches ‘Adopt-a-Precinct’ Program

Groups recruited to provide food to poll workers on Election Day. The Floyd County Board of Elections has launched a new program for local groups or businesses to participate in on election day. Their adopt-a-precinct program is a way for local churches, restaurants, community groups or other businesses to provide meals to poll workers on … Continue reading Floyd County Elections Board Launches ‘Adopt-a-Precinct’ Program

Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion to Serve as Polling Precinct and Campus Recruiting Poll Workers

Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion will serve as an early voting site for all residents of Fulton County Oct. 21–23. Henry F. McCamish, Jr. Basketball Complex; source news.gatech.edu The venue will also serve as a polling precinct for voters assigned to this precinct on Election Day, Nov. 3. Voters assigned to vote at McCamish on election day will … Continue reading Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion to Serve as Polling Precinct and Campus Recruiting Poll Workers

Georgia Youth Poll Worker Project Push 5k Sign Ups for November Elections

Click to Sign Up Long lines. Equipment issues. Requested ballots that never arrived. These are some of the many problems surrounding the now infamous, June 9th elections in Georgia. In response to the chaos, recent Georgia State graduate Evan Malbrough didn't just talk about it, he got to work and The Georgia Youth Poll Worker … Continue reading Georgia Youth Poll Worker Project Push 5k Sign Ups for November Elections

SoS Claims Dekalb Inactive Voter Plan “Would Open Election to Fraud” — Here are the Facts

08/05/2020 -- This morning, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger's office released a press statement on the SOS website titled, "DEKALB COUNTY PROPOSAL WOULD OPEN ELECTION TO FRAUD." This statement is posted under "Latest Election News" but the article is actually only an opinion held by the SoS as he requested Dekalb County rescind their decision … Continue reading SoS Claims Dekalb Inactive Voter Plan “Would Open Election to Fraud” — Here are the Facts

Senate Bill 463 would have Prevented Mailing of Absentee Ballot Applications

The Georgia House Committee on Governmental Affairs approved Senate Bill 463. This bill includes an amendment that would stop proactively mailing out ballot applications at both the state and local level. This comes after Secretary of State Brad Raffensberger’s office mailed absentee ballot request forms to 6.9 million Georgia voters for the June 9th primary … Continue reading Senate Bill 463 would have Prevented Mailing of Absentee Ballot Applications

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/

Bryan County’s New Equipment Scans a Thousand Ballot Applications a Minute

  The Bryan County Board of Elections announced they purchased a scanner capable of processing a thousand ballot applications a minute. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Bryan County Board of Elections for questions or official information. Bryan BOE meeting 4-16-20 3:00 p.m.-3:30 … Continue reading Bryan County’s New Equipment Scans a Thousand Ballot Applications a Minute

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

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

Henry County Pushes for Four-year Term Director Position; Thousands of Ballot Applications Returned Non-deliverable

The Henry County Board of Elections discussed a push for legislative reform allowing for a four-year director term during the April monthly meeting. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the  Henry County Board of Elections for questions or official information. Henry County Meeting Notes … Continue reading Henry County Pushes for Four-year Term Director Position; Thousands of Ballot Applications Returned Non-deliverable