Lowndes County Official Board of Elections Meeting Minutes 12/08/20

 Meeting Held: Tuesday December 8, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.   Location: Lowndes County Board of Elections  Board Members: Present: Jackie Goolsby, Ray Corbett, and Carla Jordan Quorum present?  Yes Office Staff: Deb Cox – Supervisor of Elections 1.  CALL TO ORDER:       Jackie Goolsby called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m.  2.  INVOCATION:  Led by Carla … Continue reading Lowndes County Official Board of Elections Meeting Minutes 12/08/20

Lowndes County Board of Elections Meeting 11/10/20

o Roll callRay Corbett, Membero Carla Jordan, Membero Jackie Goolsby, ChairmanDeb Cox supervisor of electionsPublic:Pam hampardcorey mcfarlandbobby portovanDennis MarksMinutes from the last meeting approvedCitizen comments:Dennis Marks Lowndes County democratic party, thanks the voters, 46, 543 ballots cast in Lowndes 61.7percent of voters in Lowndes. Thanked the candidates especially local candidates. Thanked the BOE forextended early … Continue reading Lowndes County Board of Elections Meeting 11/10/20

Lowndes County Board of Elections meeting 11/10/20

Previous Minutes Approved Public Comments Could not hear name: Thanks voters and board of elections for the amount of turnout. Has a few suggestions for improvement Absentee ballots should be mailed from the county instead of ArizonaDrop boxes at every polling locationsEstablish a larger facility for early votingOffer mask to all voters who themA $346,000 … Continue reading Lowndes County Board of Elections meeting 11/10/20

Lowndes County Board of Election Meeting 09/08/20

Meeting Highlights: The county is discussing using a grant to open additional drop boxesThe county is currently short by about 80 poll workers Meeting Notes: The Meeting is called to order.Approval of minutesApprovedInvocationPublic CommentsDennis: How well is poll worker recruitment going?Answer: We need about 80 moreWill the county need additional teams to open ballots?Answer:NoIs the … Continue reading Lowndes County Board of Election Meeting 09/08/20

Lowndes County Board of Election Meeting 07/14/20

Summary: County has generators for backup electricity in needed polling precinctsThere are 2,000 registered voters in 2 precincts which will be open for voting, Two Trinity and Naylor.County is going to need 239 poll workers for the runoff electionsDiscussion to consider changing the Northside polling location for the January 2021 election.  Members Present: Deb CoxRay … Continue reading Lowndes County Board of Election Meeting 07/14/20

Lowndes County Faces Extreme Poll Worker Shortage 5-12-2020

Meeting Highlights from 5-12-2020  Lowndes county is 125% over budget due to the unexpected run-off locations. There are also two additional reimbursement payments for $10,000 for new equipment.  There is a shortage of poll workers: the county needs 185, but has only 38 workers. The suggested solution is to consolidate/close precincts.  There are two new … Continue reading Lowndes County Faces Extreme Poll Worker Shortage 5-12-2020

Lowndes County Board of Elections Meeting 05/12/20

Meeting start time: 4:30   and end time: 4:53 p.m.Board members present: Ray Corbett, Member, Carla Jordan, Chairman, Jackie Goolsby, Member, Deb Cox, Supervisor of Elections Number of members of the public present: At least 4 that I heard on the call.  It was very difficult to hear due to background noise.  Citizen thanks for … Continue reading Lowndes County Board of Elections Meeting 05/12/20

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

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