Glynn County Board of Elections Meeting 05/11/21

2021/2022 Board of Elections Chair is Patricia Featherstone  and the Vice-Chair is Keith Rustin. There are no new board members. The same board members are serving but in different board responsibilities.  An issue of a possible conflict of interest was expressed in family members of board members serving as volunteers. There are board members whose … Continue reading Glynn County Board of Elections Meeting 05/11/21

Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 02/11/21

Members present: Stephen Kelehear (chair), Carol Byers, Rob Cowan Ex Dir: Mary Hammontree Special election—Hammontree reported there will be a special election for a county commissioner office on March 16. Because there are five candidates, it’s likely there’ll be a runoff on April 13. She said seven precincts are affected.Budget—Hammontree said the county commission denied … Continue reading Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 02/11/21

Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 12/23/20

Zoom Meeting  CALL TO ORDER:  Stephen Kelehear, Chairman board member called the Special called  December 23, 2020 meeting to order at 8:00 A.M.  Members Present:  Stephen Kelehear, Chairman  Carol Byers  Rob Cowan  Staff Present:  Mary Hammontree-Election Supervisor  Special Guest:  NA  MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING:  NA  OLD BUSINESS:  NA  NEW BUSINESS:  A. Challenge of Electors for … Continue reading Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 12/23/20

Statement from the New Georgia Project: Cobb County Early Voting Location Closures Are an Affront to Black and Latinx Communities

For Immediate Release December 9, 2020 Media Contacts: Nicole Hendersonnicole@newgeorgiaproject.org404-939-1594 Teresa D. Southernteresa@newgeorgiaproject.org478-320-7753 Statement from the New Georgia Project: Cobb County Early Voting Location Closures Are an Affront to Black and Latinx Communities Atlanta, Georgia - In response to reports that election officials in Cobb County set out to significantly cut down early-voting sites for the U.S. Senate runoffs, … Continue reading Statement from the New Georgia Project: Cobb County Early Voting Location Closures Are an Affront to Black and Latinx Communities

Cobb County Board of Elections Meeting 11/13/20

Meeting called to order at 12:06pm Public Comments Abby Oyegun – attorney with Asian American election protection organization.  She mainly commended the Cobb County Elections staff on their handling of the November 3rd election. Jackie Bettadapur – Chair of Cobb County Democrats.  Also commended the staff for the well run election.  No significant reports of … Continue reading Cobb County Board of Elections Meeting 11/13/20

Georgia Secretary of State Announces Nov 3 Election Audit

The Secretary of State’s Office will announce on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EST the November General Election statewide contest to be audited by all 159 counties. The meeting will be held at 214 State Capitol, Atlanta, Georgia 30334, and it will be accessible via the following link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VbWHeGFXSViTL0M-4zIMOw.  Using this website, please fill-in … Continue reading Georgia Secretary of State Announces Nov 3 Election Audit

Fulton County Board of Elections Special Meeting 11/03/20

November 3, 2020 – 6:30pm Attending: Mary Carole Cooney, ChairpersonVernetta Keith Nuriddin, Vice ChairpersonMark WingateDr. Kathleen RuthAaron V. Johnson AgendaTwo additions:Intergovernmental agreement with the city of Atlanta for a homestead exemption and an ad valorem tax for municipal purposes. No additional cost to Fulton CountyIntergovernmental agreement with Union City for a homestead exemption and an … Continue reading Fulton County Board of Elections Special Meeting 11/03/20

Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 09/07/20

Members present: Stephen Kelehear (chair) and Carol Byers Ex Dir: Mary Hammontree Chair commended staff for the way they conducted the primary election.Mary Hammontree reported 33 poll workers have dropped out since the last election. They have been replaced, and there are 25 more workers for the Nov election. She’s trying to get a bilingual … Continue reading Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 09/07/20

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

Georgia Peanut Gallery Provides Guidance on State Drop Boxes

A ballot drop box provides a secure and convenient means for voters to return their mail ballot. A drop box is a secure, locked structure operated by election officials where voters may deliver their ballots from the time they receive them in the mail up to the time polls close on ElectionDay. Ballot drop boxes … Continue reading Georgia Peanut Gallery Provides Guidance on State Drop Boxes