Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 07/09/20

Members present: Myesha Good (chair), David Fedack, Robert Proctor, Daniel Zimmerman, Maurice Hurry Director: Milton Kidd MK said staff and poll workers debriefed on the primary, on July 1. A major concern was security: they had to call law enforcement to several locations because voters insisted on wearing political advertisements. He’ll will talk to law … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 07/09/20

Douglas Plans Rides to Polls in 5-14-2020 Meeting

Douglas County Board of Elections and Registration Held a Board Meeting on 5-14-2020   Meeting Highlights from 5-14-2020 New polling location at Woodie Fite Senior Center. There are 6 early voting locations and 25 locations on Election Day. If a voter plants to vote early early, they can schedule a ride to the poll in … Continue reading Douglas Plans Rides to Polls in 5-14-2020 Meeting

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 06/11/20

Members present: Myesha Good (Chair), Robert Proctor, Daniel Zimmerman, , Maurice Hurry Director Milton Kidd reported they received 15,700 absentee ballots. There 900 left to be counted, which they will finish on June 12. They will certify them on June 19. He said he thought it was a successful election and cited no major problems.He … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 06/11/20

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

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

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 04/23/20

Watched recording on Facebook Members present: David Fedack, Robert Proctor, Daniel Zimmerman, Myesha Good, Maurice Heard Staff: Milton Kidd, Director, and two others whose names I didn’t get. Kidd conducted the meeting because elections for new officers were going to be held.  Election of chairperson: Myesha Good was elected chairperson (Fedack, Good, and Heard voted … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 04/23/20

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 03/12/20

Early voting started March 2; a new senior center site started for early voting March 9; four more locations will open March 14, 2020Staff and board chair taped a public service announcement about the election process that will air on the public access channelCoronavirus protocols have been formulated for voting sitesTwo cases were brought up … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 03/12/20