New Georgia legislation may allow ex-felons to vote

Release: Democratic State Legislators Introduce Legislation to End Felony Disenfranchisement in Georgia ATLANTA – State Representatives Josh McLaurin (D-Sandy Springs), Bee Nguyen (D-Atlanta), Gregg Kennard (D-Lawrenceville), Kim Schofield (D-Atlanta), Rebecca Mitchell (D-Snellville) and Erick Allen…

GBI to assist investigation into General Election

Release: On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) met with officials from the Georgia Secretary of State’s (SOS) Office after receiving a request to assist them with investigations related to the…

Governor Kemp speaks on mail-in ballot and voter…

Release: Governor Kemp Formalizes Election Certification, Calls for Signature Audit, Endorses Voter ID for Mail-In Balloting NOVEMBER 23, 2020 Atlanta, GA – Today from the Governor's Ceremonial Office at the Georgia State Capitol, Governor Brian P.…

Bulloch Co. BOE votes to immediately end quarantines

Release: BOE votes unanimously to immediately end quarantines Students & staff who wear masks no longer required to quarantine due to direct exposure At its scheduled regular session on October 8, the Bulloch County Board of Education unanimously…

Valdosta BOE votes to require face masks

VALDOSTA, GA - The Valdosta Board of Education voted Tuesday during a work session to require face coverings for students and spectators at sporting events. See the post from the Valdosta City Schools Facebook page…

Grant applications for absentee ballot drop boxes reopen

Release: (ATLANTA)-Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has reopened the application process for absentee ballot drop box grants to counties that have not previously received funding. As voters take advantage of Georgia’s no-excuse absentee ballot voting…