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

Senate Bill 463 would have Prevented Mailing of Absentee Ballot Applications

The Georgia House Committee on Governmental Affairs approved Senate Bill 463. This bill includes an amendment that would stop proactively mailing out ballot applications at both the state and local level. This comes after Secretary of State Brad Raffensberger’s office mailed absentee ballot request forms to 6.9 million Georgia voters for the June 9th primary … Continue reading Senate Bill 463 would have Prevented Mailing of Absentee Ballot Applications

Fulton County Board of Commissioners Approves Task Force to Oversee Election Process

  Fulton County Board of Commissioners Meeting Election Related Highlights  * The Board of Commissioners approved a task force to oversee the election process and early voting. * The Secretary of State’s office will create an online portal for absentee ballots applications. * Poll workers will have in-person training before the August runoff. Did you … Continue reading Fulton County Board of Commissioners Approves Task Force to Oversee Election Process

Board of Election meetings for the week of June 29th

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: Georgia Open Meetings Act. Learn about attending Board of Elections meetings and becoming a GA Peanut Gallery Volunteer Monitor by attending our next training … Continue reading Board of Election meetings for the week of June 29th

Athens-Clarke County Covers Postage for Absentee Ballots 6-3-20 BOE Meeting

Meeting Highlights The county will pay USPS for postage on absentee ballots sent in with no postage or without enough postage. The county installed four absentee ballot drop box locations. The last one at the fire station was installed the week of 6-1-20. There was a light turnout in early voting as of 6-3-20.    … Continue reading Athens-Clarke County Covers Postage for Absentee Ballots 6-3-20 BOE 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

Bibb County BOE Talks Budget Changes

Meeting Minutes Snippet The Bibb County Board of Elections held their monthly meeting yesterday. In an attempt to meet election day demands - poll workers will be required to do more -- the Board elected to increase polling location payouts. They also moved to reduce the number of purchased vans and to reduce the repairs … Continue reading Bibb County BOE Talks Budget Changes

Oglethorpe County BOE limits the number of people who can vote at one time

To increase social distancing, the Oglethorpe County Board of Elections decided to limit the number of people who can vote at one time during the May monthly meeting. The following includes the minutes provided by the Oglethorpe County Board of Elections.  Contact the Oglethorpe County BOE office with questions. Oglethorpe County Board of Elections Minutes … Continue reading Oglethorpe County BOE limits the number of people who can vote at one time

Effingham County Board of Election Meeting Agenda – May 11, 2020

Below is the agenda for the Effingham County Board of Elections and Registration meeting to be held May 11, 2020. The meeting will be held via teleconference. Check the official website for updated information: http://www.effinghamcounty.org/248/Elections-Registration AGENDA Effingham County Board of Elections and Registration Meeting May 11, 2020 @9:30 a.m. 284 HWY 119 S. Springfield, Ga … Continue reading Effingham County Board of Election Meeting Agenda – May 11, 2020

Bibb County Board of Election Meeting Notes 4-30-2020

The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Bibb County Board of Elections with questions or for official information. Bibb County Board of Election  Meeting via teleconference, 4 p.m., April 30th, 2020. Board Meeting: Mike Kaplan (Chair) Henry Ficklin (Chairman) Herbert Spangler(Vice-Chair) Rinda Wilson Cassandra … Continue reading Bibb County Board of Election Meeting Notes 4-30-2020