Security footage refutes allegation BoE members, Election Supervisor violated Sunshine Law

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Security footage from inside the Spalding County Elections Office confirms that the allegation an illegal meeting involving three members of the Board of Elections and Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley are false. The allegation was made during the Dec. 28 Board of Elections meeting as several members of the audience complained that […]

Election supervisor responds to report of baggage brought into Spalding Election Office

SHEILA  A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley has responded to reports of people with baggage resembling suitcases entering and leaving the Elections and Voter Registration Office throughout the day Tuesday. The GRIP received three videos from a reader who questioned why people would be taking baggage into the Elections Office. After viewing […]

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 […]