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

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

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

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

Peanut Gallery Hosts 6 p.m. Training Session for Volunteer Monitors April 28

Join us 4-28-20 to learn how you can help protect Georgia’s 2020 elections as a Peanut Gallery Volunteer Monitor. If you would like to volunteer to attend Board of Elections (BOE) meetings and report the findings to The Peanut Gallery, please contact us. Our volunteers assist us in holding BOEs accountable and keeping citizens informed. … Continue reading Peanut Gallery Hosts 6 p.m. Training Session for Volunteer Monitors April 28

July Democratic National Committee Postponed until August

The Democratic National Committee postponed the July 13, 2020, Milwaukee, Wisconsin convention until the week of August 17, 2020. Below is the post found at: https://www.facebook.com/demconvent Democratic National Convention The post reads, "In light of the unprecedented health crisis facing our country, the 2020 Democratic National Convention will now be held the week of August … Continue reading July Democratic National Committee Postponed until August

State of Georgia Special Called State Election Board Meeting and Hearings 2-28-20

On 2-28-20 the State of Georgia Election Board convened a Special Called Meeting and Hearing. The following includes the agenda and extensive notes from the meeting transcribed by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public service. Contact the State Election Board for questions or official information. Agenda State Election Board AGENDA SPECIAL CALLED STATE OF … Continue reading State of Georgia Special Called State Election Board Meeting and Hearings 2-28-20

State of Georgia Board of Elections Meeting 1-22-20

Special Called State Election Board Meeting and Hearings 1-22-20 Office of Secretary of State GA State Election Board Meeting and Hearings 2 Martin Luther King JR. Dr. SE 18th Floor, West Tower Room 1816 Atlanta, GA 30334 Agenda January 22, 2020 State Board of Elections Meeting - Click Here Meeting Public Comments Section **Note spelling … Continue reading State of Georgia Board of Elections Meeting 1-22-20