Whitfield County Board of Elections 12/12/19

New equipment coming Friday—221 machines and printersThe state will reimburse much of the cost for security. DHS has given each county cybersecurity software.The state will pick up some of the costs for tables, booths, etc.State-provided fact sheet on state costs for the county--$723,000—that they asked the board to show to elected officials.Planning voter outreach through … Continue reading Whitfield County Board of Elections 12/12/19

Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 11/14/19

Director reported she heard mixed reactions to new equipment: some smaller precincts say equipment takes too much space; some suggest magnifiers for people who have trouble reading printed ballots, and having review stations so as not to slow process more than necessary; the process is slower than in past.Discussed ways to educate the public on … Continue reading Whitfield County Board of Elections Meeting 11/14/19

Whitfield County Official Board of Elections Meeting Minutes 09/12/19

CALL TO ORDER:  Stephen Kelehear, Chairman board member called the September 12th, 2019 meeting to order at 8:07 A.M.  Members Present:  Stephen Kelehear, Chairman  Rob Cowan  Carol Byers  Staff Present:  Rhonda Franks  Andrea Springfield  Landon Smith  Special Guest:  Mr. Wade from ACLU  MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING:  Minutes from the August 8th, 2019 meeting were presented … Continue reading Whitfield County Official Board of Elections Meeting Minutes 09/12/19