Floyd County Elections Board Launches ‘Adopt-a-Precinct’ Program

Groups recruited to provide food to poll workers on Election Day. The Floyd County Board of Elections has launched a new program for local groups or businesses to participate in on election day. Their adopt-a-precinct program is a way for local churches, restaurants, community groups or other businesses to provide meals to poll workers on … Continue reading Floyd County Elections Board Launches ‘Adopt-a-Precinct’ Program

Georgia Youth Poll Worker Project Push 5k Sign Ups for November Elections

Click to Sign Up Long lines. Equipment issues. Requested ballots that never arrived. These are some of the many problems surrounding the now infamous, June 9th elections in Georgia. In response to the chaos, recent Georgia State graduate Evan Malbrough didn't just talk about it, he got to work and The Georgia Youth Poll Worker … Continue reading Georgia Youth Poll Worker Project Push 5k Sign Ups for November Elections

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

Voters Want Answers About Election in Fulton County at June Board Meeting

    Fulton County 6-11-20 BOER Meeting Highlights Public Comments about the June 9 election lasted for almost two hours. The public asked questions, expressed outrage and offered help. See public comments at meeting start and end. Operational Reporting for June 9 Included  Polling Locations - Fulton lost 45 polling locations because of Covid - … Continue reading Voters Want Answers About Election in Fulton County at June Board Meeting

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

Ware County Planned Polling Location Consolidations due to Poll Worker Shortage at 5-12-20  BOE Meeting 

Ware County held their monthly Board of Elections meeting 5-12-20 virtually so the public could attend.   Key Points from Meeting The county plans to consolidate smaller polling locations due to shortage of poll workers. A new vice chairman of the board was elected. The county has been seeking 16 - 25 year olds to … Continue reading Ware County Planned Polling Location Consolidations due to Poll Worker Shortage at 5-12-20  BOE Meeting 

Board of Election Meetings May 4-8, 2020

Monday, May 4 Baker County, 9 a.m., in person, Newton, Georgia Echols County, 9 a.m., in-person, 110 GA Hwy 94 E Statenville, Georgia 31648 White County, 9 a.m., TBD,  listen to WRWH radio station for updates Cherokee County, 9:30 a.m., in-person, Albert E. Stone Elections Blding, 400 E. Main St., Canton. Bibb County, 11:00 a.m. … Continue reading Board of Election Meetings May 4-8, 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

Important Election Dates

Elections Voter Registration Deadline Election Date Early Voting Saturday Voting Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary Election, Nonpartisan General Election, and Special Election May 11, 2020 June 9, 2020 May 18, 2020 - June 5, 2020 May 30, 2020 General Primary Runoff, Nonpartisan General Runoff, and Special Runoff Election for Local and State Offices May 11, … Continue reading Important Election Dates