Gwinnett County Board of Elections and Registration Meeting 7/21/21

Gwinnett County Board of Elections and Registration Meeting 7-21-2021 Link to the full meeting here: https://viewer.earthchannel.com/PlayerController.aspx?&PGD=gwinetcoga&eID=872 Attending Board Members: Republican Appointment: Alice O'Lenick (Chairperson) Democratic Appointment: Wandy Taylor (Vice Chairman) Democratic Appointment: Stephen W. Day (Member) Republican Appointment: George Awuku (Member) Meeting called to order Approval of the Agenda Approved Previous Minutes June 16th Regular … Continue reading Gwinnett County Board of Elections and Registration Meeting 7/21/21

Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting 04/21/21

Meeting started 6:00pm at Gwinnett J&A Center Auditorium. All members present except Marquez who resigned. 3 members suggested replacing NAME with candidate that was considered with NAME. Chair wants to wait after weekend Republican party meeting to see if they have any suggestions for a replacement. Agenda approved, 3/17 and 3/19 meeting minutes approved. Review … Continue reading Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting 04/21/21

State Legislators Vote Down Bills Designed to Reconstitute Gwinnett Election Board, Among Other Changes

The Georgia House of Representatives voted against several Gwinnett-focused bills during the last week of March, including a bill that would have reconstituted the Gwinnett County Board of Elections and Registrations.  By failing to certify the bill to reconstitute the Gwinnett elections board, there will likely be no changes to the board's current format until … Continue reading State Legislators Vote Down Bills Designed to Reconstitute Gwinnett Election Board, Among Other Changes

Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting Votes to Approve Resolution Supporting Bill That Would Change How Members are Chosen 03/04/21

On Tuesday, March 2 the vast majority of Gwinnett County’s commissioners voted to approve a resolution in support of a pending Georgia General Assembly bill that, if passed, would dramatically alter the process of choosing election boards.  Currently, the sitting Chairperson of the Gwinnett Republican Party chooses two members of the election board, as does … Continue reading Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting Votes to Approve Resolution Supporting Bill That Would Change How Members are Chosen 03/04/21

Gwinnett Grievances: A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 3

Gwinnett County has a long history of negligence and engagement with voter suppression tactics. They lack the necessary regard for minority voters - and their extensive legal track record is evidence of this. Their negligence has again come to the forefront of the news cycle due to the controversial comments made by their Elections Chair … Continue reading Gwinnett Grievances: A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 3

Gwinnett Grievances A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 2

Gwinnett County has a long history of negligence and engagement with voter suppression tactics. They lack the necessary regard for minority voters - and their extensive legal track record is evidence of this. Their negligence has again come to the forefront of the news cycle due to the controversial comments made by their Elections Chair … Continue reading Gwinnett Grievances A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 2

Gwinnett Grievances: A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 1

Gwinnett County has a long history of negligence and engagement with voter suppression tactics. They lack the necessary regard for minority voters - and their extensive legal track record is evidence of this. Their negligence has again come to the forefront of the news cycle due to the controversial comments made by their Elections Chair … Continue reading Gwinnett Grievances: A History of Voter Suppression in Gwinnett County – Part 1

Chairwoman of Gwinnett County Elections Board Dismisses Calls for Resignation

Fifteen members of the Gwinnett County legislative delegation have publicly requested that the chairwoman of the county’s elections board resign due to controversial claims made during and in the wake of the 2020 election cycle. 17 other voting and civil rights organizations, including the New Georgia Project, have joined them in their call for resignation. … Continue reading Chairwoman of Gwinnett County Elections Board Dismisses Calls for Resignation

Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting 01/19/21

*Agenda:  Call to OrderApproval of AgendaOpening RemarksApproval of Previous Meeting Minutes Reports and UpdatesOld BusinessNew BusinessPublic CommentsClosing RemarksAdjourn Stephen Day: Wants to add item to agenda for consideration - under new business, add statement from Democratic members in response to comments made by the election board chair (Wandy Taylor and John Mangano seconds) has motion to … Continue reading Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting 01/19/21

Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting 12/23/20

Called to order Agenda amended to include public comments Approved Diane Fisher from the League of Women’s Voters: These challenges to the voters should be dismissed as they are an attempt to oppress the vote. Loretta: I agree these challenges should be dismissed Vangundy: Challenging voters who he believes according to the national voters address … Continue reading Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting 12/23/20