Walker County Votes to Keep Only One Polling Location Open

Due to the threat of Covid-19,  the Walker County Board voted unanimously to have three weeks of early voting at the Lafayette Senior center, 636 S. Main st, Lafayette, Georgia. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Walker County Board of Elections for questions … Continue reading Walker County Votes to Keep Only One Polling Location Open

Black Lives Matter Files Law Suit

According to The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Black Voters Matter filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, April 8, 2020, claiming the price for postage to vote by mail is an unconstitutional poll tax. See the link below for the story: https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/lawsuit-argues-postage-cost-vote-mail-georgia-poll-tax/GAG8hjMG4dVX5ywWDLTt8J/

Secretary of State Announces Postponement of Georgia Primary Election to June 9

  According to the official website, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced the postponement of the Georgia Primary Election to June 9, 2020. “This decision allows our office and county election officials to continue to put in place contingency plans to ensure that voting can be safe and secure when in-person voting begins and prioritizes … Continue reading Secretary of State Announces Postponement of Georgia Primary Election to June 9

New Fraud Task Force Announced

  Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced at a press conference, Monday April 6, 2020, a new task force to investigate allegations of fraud within the absentee voting process. "I have selected some of the state's premier law enforcement experts to fill out this team, elections experts, district attorneys and solicitors general who will … Continue reading New Fraud Task Force Announced

Georgia Primary still set for May

For now, the Georgia Primary is scheduled for May 19, 2020, according to an article published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution April 2, 2020. Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger both claim they do not have the authority to postpone. The date is not likely to change soon since the Georgia General … Continue reading Georgia Primary still set for May