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

Fulton County Board points to emailing photos as a remedy to the polling tax debate

The Fulton County Board of  Registration and Election pointed to photo taking and emailing as a remedy for the postage-related polling tax debate. Members planned an April 23 special meeting to discuss Coronavirus-related precinct changes. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the  Fulton County … Continue reading Fulton County Board points to emailing photos as a remedy to the polling tax debate

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

Whitfield County Struggles with Staffing Polling Locations and Volume of Absentee Ballot Applications

Whitfield County Board of Elections is struggling with staffing polling locations and the volume of absentee ballot applications received by mail. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Whitfield County Board of Elections for questions or official information. Whitfield County 4-9-20 BOE meeting 9:00 … Continue reading Whitfield County Struggles with Staffing Polling Locations and Volume of Absentee Ballot Applications

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

Camden County Board of Elections & Registration Agenda for April 14, 2020

The following is the agenda for the Camden County Board of Elections & Registration for the April 14, 2020, meeting. BOARD MEETING AGENDA VIA TELECONFERENCE DUE TO COVID-19 Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 3:00 P.M. A. CALL TO ORDER B. INVOCATION C. AGENDA AMENDMENTS* (Add or delete items to the agenda) D. ADOPTION OF AGENDA* E. … Continue reading Camden County Board of Elections & Registration Agenda for April 14, 2020

Columbia County Agenda for April 14

  The Columbia County Board of Election will hold its meeting in-person April 14, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. The following is the agenda. Call to Order Roll Call/Quorum Reading and Approval of Agenda Reading and Approval of Minutes Old Business ~March 24, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary New Business ~ May 19th/June 9, 2020 General Primary … Continue reading Columbia County Agenda for April 14

Oconee County Board of Elections Call for Special Election in November

    The Oconee County Board of Elections called for a special election to take place in November to fill a vacancy of Post 3, due to the passing of Bubba Wilkes. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Oconee County Board of Elections … Continue reading Oconee County Board of Elections Call for Special Election in November