Cobb County Board of Elections 08/20/20

Meeting Notes: Virtual Meeting called to order at 12:03pm Public Comment Priscilla Smith – a Marietta resident with Kennesaw mailing address and a candidate for House District 34. She thanks the Board of Elections for their attempts to request funding from the Board of Commissioners.  Georgia is #1 in COVID, so she applauds the Board’s … Continue reading Cobb County Board of Elections 08/20/20

Cobb County Board of Elections Meeting 09/01/20

Members Present: Janine EvelerBeau GunnBrenda JemisonGerry Miller Meeting Notes: Meeting Start 4:00; Meeting end 4:30Gunn calls meeting to order to discuss the request approval change to the polling location for precinct Shallowford Falls 01 from Harmony Grove Baptist Church to Shallowford Falls Elementary School and to request approval to change the polling location for precinct Acworth … Continue reading Cobb County Board of Elections Meeting 09/01/20

Drop Box Location Changes in Cobb and Dekalb Ahead of Upcoming Elections

We are working on a comprehensive drop box location list for the November elections, similar to the June and August lists we published. As there are constantly changes being made across the state, here are some updates from some of Georgia's largest counties: Cobb:  Beginning September 16, 2020 until November 3, 2020 at 7pm the … Continue reading Drop Box Location Changes in Cobb and Dekalb Ahead of Upcoming Elections

Updated: Cobb County Calls Special BOE Meeting for 7/27/20

UPDATED 7/28/2020 See Meeting Agenda Virtual Meeting called to order shortly after 12pmObserver arrived late for this meeting (12:15p) and missed Public Comment, though it appears that Board Members, Chairman Phil Daniell and Jessica Brooks responded to and answered most questions towards the end of the meeting.Approved minutes from last meeting.Janine Eveler then discussed the … Continue reading Updated: Cobb County Calls Special BOE Meeting for 7/27/20

Cobb County Board of Elections Meeting 07/13/20

Summary: Attendee Meeting Notes: Virtual Meeting called to order shortly after 4pm Throughout the entire meeting, there were numerous issues with the host’s internet and audio outages were frequent. My notes will reflect that much information was missed and I left the meeting slightly early. Public Comment Sara (didn’t get last name) – she thanked the staff for … Continue reading Cobb County Board of Elections Meeting 07/13/20

Cobb County Addresses June 9th Election Issues During 06/19/20 Meeting

Notes from Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration Meeting 06/19/20 Summary: The public was invited to share their election experiences, multiple of whom citing they waited in line for 5-6 hours. issues with machine monitors and blame shifting of the state and county officialsJanine Eveler, Director of Elections and Registration, described the many issues … Continue reading Cobb County Addresses June 9th Election Issues During 06/19/20 Meeting

Cobb Plans In-Person Voting Procedures for Upcoming Elections 5-11-20

Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration Held a Board Meeting on 5-11-20  Meeting Highlights from 5-11-20 Cobb Polling locations will practice social distancing by spacing machines and limiting people inside. Stylus and voting cards will be cleaned between each vote. There is a backlog on the application process with a 1-2 day turnaround. The … Continue reading Cobb Plans In-Person Voting Procedures for Upcoming Elections 5-11-20

Georgia Counties Board of Elections Meeting Week of May 11, 2020

Here is this week’s list of Board of Elections Meetings. Did you know that the public can attend these meetings? Feel free to take notes or record meetings. Read more here: The Georgia Open Meetings Act. Learn about attending Board of Elections meetings and becoming a Peanut Gallery Volunteer Monitor by attending our next training … Continue reading Georgia Counties Board of Elections Meeting Week of May 11, 2020

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

Georgia election officials prepare for what they will do if a voter appears ill

Georgia elections officials  prepare for what they will do if a voter appears ill during  early voting in the June 9 Primary. “GPB News and the Georgia News Lab asked dozens of county supervisors how they would handle such a situation. None reported receiving any guidance from the state elections officials as of publication, leaving … Continue reading Georgia election officials prepare for what they will do if a voter appears ill