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

Clarke County BOE Struggles to Decipher Meeting Notes

The Clarke County Board of Elections members discussed the possibility of utilizing a translation app during the April monthly meeting. Members struggled to understand  meeting minutes due to incomplete note taking. Adoption of minutes was a confusing task for the BOE. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public … Continue reading Clarke County BOE Struggles to Decipher Meeting Notes

State of Georgia to Resend Absentee Ballot Applications

Many active voters who receive their mail at P.O Boxes did not get an absentee ballot application “Gabriel Sterling, the implementation manager for the state’s voting system, said the Secretary of State’s office will soon mail new request forms to about 323,000 voters,” according to an article in The Atlanta Journal- Constitution published Tuesday. Read … Continue reading State of Georgia to Resend Absentee Ballot Applications

Brooks County Board Of Elections Estimates PPE Costs

The Brooks County Board of Elections estimated PPE costs of $1,700 during the April monthly meeting. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Brooks County Board of Elections with questions or for official information. Brooks County Board Of Election Notes 4/21/2020 Start Time: 5:00pm … Continue reading Brooks County Board Of Elections Estimates PPE Costs

Gordon County Announces Ballot Drop Off Box Location

The Gordon Board of Elections announced the Board of Election Office, 101 South Piedmont Street Calhoun, Georgia, 30701 as a ballot drop off box location during the April monthly meeting. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Gordon County Board of Elections with questions … Continue reading Gordon County Announces Ballot Drop Off Box Location

The State of Georgia’s Official Rules Regarding Absentee Ballot Drop Off Boxes

Georgia Rule 183-1-14-0.6-14 refers to the requirements County Registrars must adhere to regarding secure absentee ballot drop boxes. In summary, County Registrars are authorized to establish one or more drop box locations only on County or municipal government property, generally accessible to the public. Drop box locations may open beginning 49 days before Election Day … Continue reading The State of Georgia’s Official Rules Regarding Absentee Ballot Drop Off Boxes

Gwinnett County Announces Proposed Ballot Drop Off Box Locations

The Gwinnett County Board of Elections adopted nine ballot drop off box locations during the April monthly meeting. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service only. Contact the Gwinnett County Board of Elections with questions or for official information. BOE Meeting: April 21, 6 p.m. gwinnettgov.webex.com Notes … Continue reading Gwinnett County Announces Proposed Ballot Drop Off Box Locations

Board of Elections Meetings Scheduled for the Week of April 27-May 1, 2020

The following is a list of the Board of Elections meetings scheduled for the week of April 27-May 1, 2020, and how they can be attended amid COVID-19. Monday, April 27 Liberty County 4 p.m. in-person in the Old Courthouse- Downtown Lamar County- 6 p.m. in-person in the Administration Building, 408 Thomaston Street, Suite D, … Continue reading Board of Elections Meetings Scheduled for the Week of April 27-May 1, 2020

Lawsuit seeks primary election delay to June 30

  The Coalition for Good Governance filed an 85-page complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia asking for a delay of the June 9 primary election to June 30,  according to an article published April 21, 2020, in the Rome News-Tribune. “The suit also asks the U.S. District Court for … Continue reading Lawsuit seeks primary election delay to June 30