(ATLANTA)-Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger today called on the DeKalb County Board of Registrations and Elections to rescind its decision to send absentee ballot requests to both active and inactive voters, saying the move increases the possibility of voter fraud and diverts resources from critical voter services, such as proper staffing of polling places. The inactive voter list is largely
BRAD RAFFENSPERGER CALLS ON LOCAL GROUPS TO COMMIT TO POLL WORKING: LAUNCHES POLL WORKER RECRUITMENT TOOLS
(ATLANTA) – Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger called Tuesday for civic organizations, religious groups and others to help counties recruit critically needed poll workers for the November general election. “Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is working with civic organizations across the state to enhance county poll worker recruitment efforts,” said Walter Jones, communications manager for the Secretary of State’s Office. “At
(ATLANTA)–In an effort to further the false liberal narratives about Georgia’s elections record, a recent New York Times article (“Anatomy of An Election ‘Meltdown’ in Georgia,” July 25) contained numerous errors. “We can’t comment on whether the multitude of falsehoods in the story resulted from intent or incompetence, but we will correct the record,” said Walter Jones, Voter Education manager
ATLANTA)-Governor Brian Kemp announced Monday the date of the special election required for U.S. House of Representatives District 5, which became vacant with the death of Rep. John Lewis (D-5). The special election will be held on September 29 for the district, which includes parts of Clayton, DeKalb, and Fulton counties. A runoff, if needed, will be held on December
(ATLANTA) – The Office of Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger joined with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Atlanta Regional Office and the Federal Trade Commission Southeast Regional Office to bring Georgians a free and educational teletown hall titled, “Avoiding Financial Scams: COVID-19 and Beyond.” The free event took place on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.