Lowndes County Faces Extreme Poll Worker Shortage 5-12-2020

Meeting Highlights from 5-12-2020  Lowndes county is 125% over budget due to the unexpected run-off locations. There are also two additional reimbursement payments for $10,000 for new equipment.  There is a shortage of poll workers: the county needs 185, but has only 38 workers. The suggested solution is to consolidate/close precincts.  There are two new … Continue reading Lowndes County Faces Extreme Poll Worker Shortage 5-12-2020

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

Bibb County Board of Election Meeting Notes 4-30-2020

The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Bibb County Board of Elections with questions or for official information. Bibb County Board of Election  Meeting via teleconference, 4 p.m., April 30th, 2020. Board Meeting: Mike Kaplan (Chair) Henry Ficklin (Chairman) Herbert Spangler(Vice-Chair) Rinda Wilson Cassandra … Continue reading Bibb County Board of Election Meeting Notes 4-30-2020

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

Rockdale County BOE Notes- 4/29/20

Rockdale County Notes- 11a.m. 4/29/20 The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Rockdale County Board of Elections with questions or for official information. Dropbox Because they are not open to the public, the only alternative to mail is for the voter to slide the … Continue reading Rockdale County BOE Notes- 4/29/20

Important Election Dates

Elections Voter Registration Deadline Election Date Early Voting Saturday Voting Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary Election, Nonpartisan General Election, and Special Election May 11, 2020 June 9, 2020 May 18, 2020 - June 5, 2020 May 30, 2020 General Primary Runoff, Nonpartisan General Runoff, and Special Runoff Election for Local and State Offices May 11, … Continue reading Important Election Dates

The State of Georgia’s Official Rules Regarding Absentee Ballot Drop Off Boxes

Georgia Rule 183-1-14-0.6-14 refers to the requirements County Registrars must adhere to regarding secure absentee ballot drop boxes. In summary, County Registrars are authorized to establish one or more drop box locations only on County or municipal government property, generally accessible to the public. Drop box locations may open beginning 49 days before Election Day … Continue reading The State of Georgia’s Official Rules Regarding Absentee Ballot Drop Off Boxes

Chatham County Board of Elections Meeting 2-10-20

Chatham County Board of Elections Meeting 2-10-20 Attended: Board Members: Thomas Mahoney III, Chairmen of the Board, Debbie Rauers, Melinda Hodge, Marianne Heimes, Anton T. Lang Russell Bridge - Board of Elections Supervisor, Lynne Trabue - Polling and 7 members of the community Agenda Items: Called to order at 3:30pm - January Minutes were approved … Continue reading Chatham County Board of Elections Meeting 2-10-20