Richmond County Board of Elections Meeting 09/14/20

Members Present: Tim McFallsSherry T. BarnesMarcia BrownTerence DicksBob Finnegan Meeting notes: Meeting start: 6:00; Meeting end 7:00Lynn Bailey says the county has 22,300 absentee ballots that have been processed and ready to send out by September 19th,2020. Also stated that the pre-filled ballots that were mailed out were very helpful.Bailey says the county is reminding … Continue reading Richmond County Board of Elections Meeting 09/14/20

Richmond County Board of Elections Special Meeting 08/31/20

Members Present: Lynn BaileyTimothy McFalls Sr.Sherry BarnesMarcia BrownTerrance C. Meeting Notes: Meeting Start 6:00pm Meeting end 6:07pm Mcfalls calls a special meeting to discuss the removal of a candidate for the November 3rd election.Removal of candidate Christine Cunningham is being removed from the ballot due to be deceased.The candidate was non-partisan and there is no law … Continue reading Richmond County Board of Elections Special Meeting 08/31/20

Richmond County Board of Elections Meeting 07/13/20

Meeting Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFSEenve5Cg Members Present  Lynn Bailey Timothy McFalls Sherry BarnesMarcia BrownBob FinneganTerrance Crawford Meeting Notes from Attendee: Start Time 6:00 pm McFalls presents the first item of the agenda which is approval of last meetings minutes.Motion passedBailey states that June 17th meeting took place via in person and not on zoomItem 3: Updates and Info around … Continue reading Richmond County Board of Elections Meeting 07/13/20

 Board of Elections Meeting Week of May 18, 2020

Here is this week’s list of Board of Elections Meetings. Did you know that the public can attend these meetings? Feel free to take notes or record meetings. Read more here: Georgia Open Meetings Act. Learn about attending Board of Elections meetings and becoming a GA Peanut Gallery Volunteer Monitor by attending our next training … Continue reading  Board of Elections Meeting Week of May 18, 2020

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

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