Spalding Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley responds to calls for her resignation; denies wrongdoing

STAFF REPORT ::: Spalding County Election Supervisor is responding to calls for her resignation made public today by Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and the local legislative delegation including Sen. Marty Harbin, Rep. David Knight and Rep. Karen Mathiak. Ridley denies allegations that she acted outside the law, claiming instead that she and her […]

Voting machine glitch not caused by software update; investigation ongoing

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The election day malfunction of Spalding County voting machines was not caused by a software update as officials previously cited. Spalding County Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley on Thursday night confirmed the original information provided to her office and the Spalding Board of Elections was incorrect. The erroneous information was reported to […]

Sheriff: Election Office dumpster contained no ballots

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix has confirmed what The GRIP report Thursday night – that no ballots were found among the documents and other paperwork located in a dumpster in the Spalding County Elections and Voter Registration parking lot. The Sheriff’s Office on Friday issued a press release in response to […]