BREAKING NEWS: Spalding Board of Elections votes in private executive session outside public view

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Board of Elections during its Tuesday morning special called meeting held two votes in executive session outside the public view. Those votes were not repeated once the public meeting was resumed as required by the Georgia Open Meetings law. After being called to order at 10 a.m., the […]

Griffin civil rights group says race is basis of calls for election supervisor’s resignation

STAFF REPORT ::: The Urban Outreach Association (UOA), a self-described non-partisan civil rights organization, is calling for the resignation of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger after Raffensperger on Tuesday called for the resignation of Spalding County Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley. In a press release issued Tuesday afternoon, Raffensperger stated that he and the Spalding […]

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 […]