Category: Secretary of State

Post-Election Day Roundup

A few thoughts that stand out from yesterday’s election: How swift and broad Gwinnett’s seachange is continues to astound me. By now I’m sure everyone’s seen that there were some 30,000 more votes cast in the Democratic Presidential Primary than Republican. And Georgia’s longest-serving school board member is likely going to lose her reelection bid.

Speaker Ralston Claims Millions Of Dollars Wasted In Delay Of Moving Primary

The following was just sent over by Speaker David Ralston’s office. It’s seems there’s still a bit of a chill in the relations between the Secretary of State and his former legislative chamber. “I appreciate the Secretary of State finally using his statutory authority — which he has had all along — to delay the

Questions And Answers Regarding The Primary Election From The Secretary of State’s Office

I’m posting this Q&A I received from the Secretary of State’s office as a way to hopefully clarify some questions and concerns about the upcoming primary in May and the impact of COVID-19. As coronavirus has upended our daily lives, pushed many into quarantine, and caused chaos in the economy, elections in Georgia have changed

Secretary of State Raffensperger Backs Bill To Codify Special Election Practice

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger issued a press release a few days ago saying that he backs HB 757. The bill would codify the process of setting special election qualifying dates–a process that has been followed by state officials for about four decades now–into state law. The bill that’s being carried by House Judiciary Chairman

SOS Raffesnperger Announces Partnership To Enhance Voter Registration Systems

From a press release: (ATLANTA) — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger today announced Georgia as the 26th state to join the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), a multistate partnership that uses a sophisticated and secure data-matching tool to improve the accuracy and efficiency of state voter registration systems. “Joining ERIC is a tremendous step forward for

Secretary of State-Elect Brad Raffensperger Announces Transition Team

A press release was issued announcing Secretary of State-elect Brad Raffensperger’s transition team. Jordan Fuchs, former campaign manager for Secretary-elect Raffensperger, will be leading the charge as Transition Director. The following will be serving on the transition board (in alphabetical order) Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker Charles W. Buffington, Jr. Donna Sant Former Sandy Springs