For Immediate Release
February 22, 2008
Contact: Matt Carrothers
Director of Media Relations
Actions Taken by the Georgia State Election Board at its February 14 Meeting
AtlantaóThe Georgia State Election Board held its quarterly meeting on Thursday, February 14.
The Board voted to close the following cases:
The Board voted to defer further action on the following case until completion of an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigations:
The Board voted to refer the following cases to the Attorney Generalís Office for negotiation of a consent order:
The Board ruled in SEB Case No. 2007-000024 involving Mrs. Jasmine Tate that Fulton County should remove Mrs. Tate from the voter registration rolls.
The Board voted to accept the following Consent Orders from the Attorney Generalís Office
The Board voted to defer action on the following consent order until pending legislation has passed:
In SEB Case No. 2007-000012 Lowndes County, the Board voted to recommend the Attorney General negotiate a Consent Order with the respondent
In other business, Deputy Secretary of State Rob Simms presented a legislative update to the Board regarding federal and state elections legislation.
Elections Division Director Mike McCarthy briefed the Board on the February 5, 2008 Presidential Preference Primary and other current elections issues.
The Board voted to adopt the following rules: