Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 02/13/20

90 % of equipment has been received; being stored at two sitesOn March 2, early voting startsFelon hearings—two felon applicants were sent letters asking for information about application inconsistencies. Didn’t respond.Sample ballots are being sent out Did you know that the public can attend Board of Registration and Elections meetings?  These meetings are open to … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 02/13/20

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 01/09/20

Director reported they have received voting machines and printers; looking for ways to store them.Hiring poll workers. Working with high schools to add 100 “student ambassadors” who will be poll workers.They will be coordinating van pickup services from voters’ homes or other locations to advanced voting sites.They have made arrangements to add a sixth voting … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 01/09/20

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 12/12/19

Have 429 felon applications where only the last name and date of birth matchAn ESPLOST question will be added by the education board in the March electionOn January 23 from 10:00 to 1:00, they will have a mock precinct election where voters can learn how to use the new machines. A sample ballot will be … Continue reading Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 12/12/19

Douglas County Board of Elections Meeting 11/09/19

Director reported he’ll be working on opening a sixth location for early voting during the three 2020 elections. The courthouse has “accessibility issues” and he wants a place for senior citizens and others who are disabled. The new location will be in addition to the five now in place.He expects new equipment before January 1.