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

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

DEKALB COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION & ELECTIONS MEETING  2-13-20

DEKALB COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION & ELECTIONS MEETING  2-13-20 Notes Georgia Peanut Gallery Notes are jotted down during Board of Elections (BOE) meetings by volunteers. Meetings can move fast. We are trying to provide information about what’s happening at Board of Elections around the state. Refer to the county website or contact individual county BOE for … Continue reading DEKALB COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION & ELECTIONS MEETING  2-13-20

BOARD OF REGISTRATIONS AND ELECTIONS, DEKALB COUNTY: MARCH 8TH, 2016 MEETING

In attendance: Michael Coveny (I) Samuel Tillman (Chairman, D) Baoky Vu (R) ..... Bennett Bryan (Attorney) Maxine Daniels (Director of Voter Registration and Elections) Election Day Issues Chairman Tillman: some unusual things happened on Election Day. Most had to do with poll and area managers making what he considers errors. At one precinct, the scanners … Continue reading BOARD OF REGISTRATIONS AND ELECTIONS, DEKALB COUNTY: MARCH 8TH, 2016 MEETING

BOARD OF REGISTRATIONS AND ELECTIONS, DEKALB COUNTY: FEBRUARY 11TH, 2016 MEETING

  In attendance: Michael Coveny (I) William Mercier (R) Leona Perry (D) Samuel Tillman (D) Baoky Vu (R) ..... Vivian Ernstes (County Attorney) Motion to amend agenda, for Member Mercier to regretfully and respectfully submit his resignation. Approved. Tax Commissioner We have an interim tax commissioner and we need a special election for that seat on … Continue reading BOARD OF REGISTRATIONS AND ELECTIONS, DEKALB COUNTY: FEBRUARY 11TH, 2016 MEETING

BOARD OF REGISTRATIONS AND ELECTIONS, DEKALB COUNTY: JANUARY 14TH, 2016 MEETING

In Attendance: Michael Coviny (I, Chairman) Leona Perry (D) Samuel Tillman (D) Baoky Vu (R) ..... Maxine Daniels (Director, Voter Registration and Elections for DeKalb County) Voter Registration Challenge Elizabeth Springer’s residence was challenged by a citizen named Wineburg who testified she never lived at the residence listed on her voter registration application. The board … Continue reading BOARD OF REGISTRATIONS AND ELECTIONS, DEKALB COUNTY: JANUARY 14TH, 2016 MEETING