Spalding voting machine “glitch” under investigation by Secretary of State

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County voting machines are now functional after an alleged software glitch caused the machines to fail during the early hours of Election Day voting. Spalding County Board of Elections Chairman Margaret Bentley said a representative of Dominion – the company responsible for Georgia’s new voting machines – was responsible for […]

Recount in Griffin mayoral race shows numbers unchanged

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The recount conducted today in the city of Griffin mayoral race between Doug Hollberg and Daa’ood Amin concluded with the same vote count originally reported. The results of the election and recount indicate Hollberg is the victor with 1,374 votes to Amin’s 1,359. There were also five write-in votes. According to […]

NAACP alleges voting irregularity complaints received

Publisher’s note: Since this article appeared in the most recent print edition of The GRIP, three individuals have tendered letters of resignation from the Spalding County Elections Office and one was tendered by a member of the Spalding County Board of Elections. These resignations come amid a myriad of complaints against Spalding County Elections Supervisor […]