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

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

Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting 11/18/20

John Mangano: Thanks to observers and crew for recount work. Move to accept the minutes. Accepted. No changes. All in favor. Oct 9 minuts approved. Committee Reports: Go over policy on the chairman speaking for the board. Stephen Day: Other minutes to approve. 20th and 27th minutes to approve. Fumbling to find attachments in email … Continue reading Gwinnett County Board of Elections Meeting 11/18/20

Gwinnett Board of Elections Meeting 10/20/20

Meeting Start 6:00 Meeting End 7:23 Meeting Officially called to session at 6:06 All members are present Motion to approve agenda Motion approved Motion to approve minutes from september 15 Motion approved Chrissy says the county is at 89 percent of their goal for staffing the polls.  They need more than 8 non-issuing clerks to … Continue reading Gwinnett Board of Elections Meeting 10/20/20

Gwinnett Special Meeting 10/19/20

Members Present  Lynn Ledford (Division Director) Kristi Royston (Elections Supervisor) Shantell Black (Assistant Elections Supervisor) Jesse Harris (Assistant Elections Supervisor) Kelvin Williams (Assistant Elections Supervisor)  Kareem Briscoe (Elections Coordinator) Felisa Cordy (Elections Coordinator) Grayson Davis (Elections Coordinator) Prachi Salgarkar (Elections Coordinator) Started Meeting 7 minutes late Meeting Start: 5:00pm  Meeting end 5:48pm The Speaker intends … Continue reading Gwinnett Special Meeting 10/19/20

Gwinnett County Board of Elections Special Meeting 10/09/20

5:05 p.m. Meeting called to order 5:48 p.m. Meeting Adjourned  In Attendance:  Stephen Day – Board member Alice O’Lenick – board member Wandy Taylor – board member Kelvin Williams -?? Trent Bumgardner -?? Melanie Wilson – staff  Kristi Royston - staff Shantell Black - staff Ben Satterfield – Board member  Agenda approved  Tested ballots to … Continue reading Gwinnett County Board of Elections Special Meeting 10/09/20