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

Cobb Plans In-Person Voting Procedures for Upcoming Elections 5-11-20

Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration Held a Board Meeting on 5-11-20  Meeting Highlights from 5-11-20 Cobb Polling locations will practice social distancing by spacing machines and limiting people inside. Stylus and voting cards will be cleaned between each vote. There is a backlog on the application process with a 1-2 day turnaround. The … Continue reading Cobb Plans In-Person Voting Procedures for Upcoming Elections 5-11-20

Douglas Plans Rides to Polls in 5-14-2020 Meeting

Douglas County Board of Elections and Registration Held a Board Meeting on 5-14-2020   Meeting Highlights from 5-14-2020 New polling location at Woodie Fite Senior Center. There are 6 early voting locations and 25 locations on Election Day. If a voter plants to vote early early, they can schedule a ride to the poll in … Continue reading Douglas Plans Rides to Polls in 5-14-2020 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

Fulton County Moves Several Polling Locations; Looks Into Taking The Temperatures of Voters

The Fulton County Board of Elections announced the relocation of several polling places during the April monthly meeting. The Board also decided to look into the possibility of taking the temperatures of voters who show up at the polls to vote. The following includes brief notes taken by a Peanut Gallery volunteer as a public … Continue reading Fulton County Moves Several Polling Locations; Looks Into Taking The Temperatures of Voters

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