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

Rockdale County Lays Out Plans for June 9th Election in 5-14-20 Meeting

Rockdale County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Meeting Highlights from 5-14-20 The absentee ballot drop box is now in its designated location. All necessary PPE has been acquired for polling sites. Three polling places are unavailable and moved to a different site. They are listed in the notes below.  Did you know that the … Continue reading Rockdale County Lays Out Plans for June 9th Election in 5-14-20 Meeting

Walker County Lays Out Plans for June 9th Election in 5-14-20 Meeting

Walker County Board of Elections and Registration Meeting Highlights from 5-14-20 8710 absentee ballots have been mailed and 3481 received. Up from the usual 1000 absentee ballots. Single early voting location at the elections office in the Walker County Courthouse due to COVID-19. The address is 103 S Duke Street LaFayette, GA 30728 To protect … Continue reading Walker County Lays Out Plans for June 9th Election in 5-14-20 Meeting

Chatham County faces multiple early voting location closures 5-11-20

Did you know that the public can attend Board of Elections meetings?  These meetings are open to the public by Georgia law. Become a Peanut Gallery Volunteer Monitor at our next training on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6 pm. Sign up Here Chatham County Board of Elections and Registration Held a Board … Continue reading Chatham County faces multiple early voting location closures 5-11-20

Newton County Receives 15,770 Absentee Ballot Requests, Up From Usual 200-300

Top Three Takeaways from 5-31-20 Meeting Newton County received 15,770 absentee ballot requests by 5-10-20. In a usual election, the board receives about 200 - 300 absentee ballot requests. There is an Absentee Ballot Drop box at the Newton County Administration Building, 1113 Usher Street, Covington, Georgia 30014 at the side entrance of the building. … Continue reading Newton County Receives 15,770 Absentee Ballot Requests, Up From Usual 200-300

Bibb County BOE Talks Budget Changes

Meeting Minutes Snippet The Bibb County Board of Elections held their monthly meeting yesterday. In an attempt to meet election day demands - poll workers will be required to do more -- the Board elected to increase polling location payouts. They also moved to reduce the number of purchased vans and to reduce the repairs … Continue reading Bibb County BOE Talks Budget Changes

Effingham County Board of Election Meeting Agenda – May 11, 2020

Below is the agenda for the Effingham County Board of Elections and Registration meeting to be held May 11, 2020. The meeting will be held via teleconference. Check the official website for updated information: http://www.effinghamcounty.org/248/Elections-Registration AGENDA Effingham County Board of Elections and Registration Meeting May 11, 2020 @9:30 a.m. 284 HWY 119 S. Springfield, Ga … Continue reading Effingham County Board of Election Meeting Agenda – May 11, 2020

Columbia County BOE Meeting Notes 4-13-2020

The Columbia County Board of Elections met Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. The following are the official minutes supplied by The Columbia county Board of Elections. Contact the Columbia Board of Elections with questions. Those present were: Board Members: Larry Wiggins (Chair), Wanda Duffie, Ann Cushman; office staff Nancy Gay. Mr. Wiggins motioned … Continue reading Columbia County BOE Meeting Notes 4-13-2020

Absentee Voters in Georgia Surpass One Million

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, “More than 1 million Georgians requested absentee ballots, shattering all previous records and demonstrating support for Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s shift from in-person voting.” Read the Official statement here:https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections

Board of Election Meetings May 4-8, 2020

Monday, May 4 Baker County, 9 a.m., in person, Newton, Georgia Echols County, 9 a.m., in-person, 110 GA Hwy 94 E Statenville, Georgia 31648 White County, 9 a.m., TBD,  listen to WRWH radio station for updates Cherokee County, 9:30 a.m., in-person, Albert E. Stone Elections Blding, 400 E. Main St., Canton. Bibb County, 11:00 a.m. … Continue reading Board of Election Meetings May 4-8, 2020