Entity: Macon-Bibb County - Georgia

An Update on Our Investigation into Georgia’s Election System and Voter-Roll Purges

December 23, 2019
We launched our State Accountability Project in March with the goal of shedding light on voter suppression and election issues. Here's a look at what we've discovered so far in Georgia.

ORR to Macon-Bibb County in Georgia Seeking Records on Misdemeanor Voting Rights

October 30, 2019
Open Records request to Macon-Bibb County, Georgia seeking any guidance or directives from the Secretary of State’s office regarding the ability of those incarcerated or previously convicted of misdemeanors to vote.

Macon-Bibb County Election Updates Regarding Voter Roll Maintenance from November 2016 to June 2019

October 14, 2019
Macon-Bibb County election updates and bulletins regarding voter roll maintenance. These bulletins discuss voter registration processing, changes to how Georgia identifies who is unable to vote due to serving a felony sentence, and how counties should cancel voter registrations for having no activity for two general elections. These documents are from November 2016 to June 2019.

FOIA to Macon County, Georgia Seeking Communications from the State Elections Director Regarding Voter Roll Maintenance

June 3, 2019
FOIA to Macon County, Georgia seeking communications from the State Director of Elections related to voter roll maintenance and potential purging of voter rolls.

No Records Response from Macon-Bibb County Board of Elections Regarding Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

April 23, 2019
The Macon-Bibb County Board of Elections in Georgia claimed it had no records responsive to our request for communications with groups like the Heritage Foundation and Public Interest Legal Foundation.

Open Records Request to Macon-Bibb County Seeking Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

April 22, 2019
Open Records Request to Macon-Bibb County Board of Elections seeking communications with public figures and activists, such as former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who have prominently claimed that voter fraud is widespread and advocated for restrictions on voting.