Bills to Watch

Bills to Watch

Progressive voting and elections bills and resolutions introduced:

HB 59: Elections; instant runoff voting by overseas citizens and military personnel; authorize: Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58855

HB 77: Elections; superintendent may permit any elector of the county to vote in any precinct of the county which such elector chooses; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58895

HB 101: Elections; restrictions of voting rights for judicially incompetent persons; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58945

HB 113: Elections; same day registration and voting; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58960

HB 121: Elections; certain electors list maintenance activities; eliminate
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58989

HB 132: Elections; written operating procedures for elections and voter registration activities in each county; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59002

HB 162: Morgan County; board of elections; revise provisions

HR 55: Legislative and congressional reapportionment; done by independent, bipartisan commission; provide – CA
Link to resolution: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59123

SB 26: Elections and Primaries; absentee ballot drop boxes at every advance voting location; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58999

SB 35: Elections and Primaries; qualifications of poll officers; revise
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59060

SB 36: Elections and Primaries; development of a pilot program; rural counties; establishing and funding the operation of advance voting location in such counties; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59059

SB 38: Primaries and Elections; permanent absentee voter list; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59062

SB 39: Qualifications of Electors; convictions for offenses involving the purchase, possession, or control of certain controlled substances shall not prevent persons from registering, remaining registered, or voting; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59065

SB 40: Elections and Primaries; the time and method for opening and tabulating absentee ballots; revise
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59064

SR 20: Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment; independent nonpartisan commission instead of the General Assembly; provide – CA
Link to resolution:  https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58969

Regressive voting and elections bills introduced:

HB 62: Elections; boards and superintendents accept and expend private funds; prohibit
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58875

HB 162: Morgan County; board of elections; revise provisions

HB 227: Elections; submission of identification in connection with absentee ballot applications; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59191

HR 56: Elections; clarify that only citizens of the United States who are residents of Georgia shall have a right to vote in elections in this state – CA
Link to resolution: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59124

SB 29: Elections and Primaries; submission of certain forms of identification by electors with absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59020

SB 67: Elections and Primaries; submission of identification in connection with absentee ballot applications; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59216

SB 68: Elections and Primaries; manner of delivery of voted absentee ballots; revise
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59219

SB 69: Primaries and Elections; persons desiring to register to vote or update their voter registration through and application for a driver’s license; indicate such desire on such application; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59221

SB 70: Elections and Primaries; a person who votes in a general election for office of US Representative or US Senate in another state; ineligible to vote in a runoff for any such offices in this state in the same election cycle; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59220

SB 71: Elections and Primaries; the definition of “absentee elector”; revise; reasons for voting by absentee ballot; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59224

SB 72: Elections and Primaries; county registrars shall obtain monthly from the coroner, judge of the probate court, and funeral homes in the county identifying information about persons who died in the county during the previous month; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59222

SB 73: Elections and Primaries; absentee ballot applications to certain election officials and candidates; limit the distribution
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59223

SB 74: Elections and Primaries; ability of poll watchers at tabulating centers to observe the vote counting process; revise
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59225

Unclear, Need Further Analysis

HB 172: Culloden, City of; reduce city council to five members 
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59094

HB 223: Jackson County; authority of the board of elections and registration to act in certain situations; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59185

HB 64: Elections; manner of handling the death of a candidate prior to a nonpartisan election; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58877

HB 65: Elections; date of nonpartisan general elections for certain offices; change
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/58878

SB 62: Elections and Primaries; name and designation of the precinct appears on every ballot; provide
Link to bill: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59208

SR 37: Members of the Senate; four-year term of office; provide-CA
Link to resolution: https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59082

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