DeKalb County BOE Receives More Than $4M to Help With Elections

Officials said the DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will be able to hire more personnel and buy additional voting and mail ballot sorting equipment. A grant worth more than $4 million will go towards bettering the election process in DeKalb County. The county made the announcement Tuesday, four weeks before the November general election. … Continue reading DeKalb County BOE Receives More Than $4M to Help With Elections

Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 08/21/20

The deadline to register to vote for the special election for congressional district 5 John Lewis’s vacated seat is August 31st. We have 10 absentee ballot drop boxes and 6 more are on the way. Only 3 will be used for the special election for congressional district 5. Did you know that the public can … Continue reading Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 08/21/20

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

SoS Claims Dekalb Inactive Voter Plan “Would Open Election to Fraud” — Here are the Facts

08/05/2020 -- This morning, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger's office released a press statement on the SOS website titled, "DEKALB COUNTY PROPOSAL WOULD OPEN ELECTION TO FRAUD." This statement is posted under "Latest Election News" but the article is actually only an opinion held by the SoS as he requested Dekalb County rescind their decision … Continue reading SoS Claims Dekalb Inactive Voter Plan “Would Open Election to Fraud” — Here are the Facts

Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 07/16/20

Board Members: Anthony Lewis (R)Susan Motter (D)Dele Lowman Smith(D)Samuel E. Tillman (N)Baoky N. Vu (R) Discussion and Adoption Of A Resolution For The Dekalb County VRE Implementation Plan: Dele Lowemen: So since our meeting last week we had a flurry of meetings and conversations that have been very productive and positive in terms of coming … Continue reading Dekalb County Board of Elections Meeting 07/16/20

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

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announces the names of individuals recruited to the Absentee Ballot Task Force

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced the names of individuals recruited to the Absentee Ballot Task Force. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia Bobby Christine: Bobby Christine worked for a decade in the District Attorney’s Office in Augusta before being appointed a judge on the Columbia County Magistrate Court, where he served … Continue reading Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announces the names of individuals recruited to the Absentee Ballot Task Force

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