A town hall on rural broadband, the state of the county, plus some important election dates to know... all in this month's edition of Walker 180. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch the video version of this production. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed
Thousands of Walker County voters will soon have new representation in the Georgia General Assembly. House District’s 1 and 2 have been impacted by redistricting. Areas south of Chickamauga, seen here in green, will be moving from District 1 (yellow) into District 2 (green), while areas of LaFayette will be moving from District 2 into … Continue reading State Redistricting to Impact House Districts 1 & 2 in Walker County
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LaFayette, GA - The Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette was ordered closed this morning due to COVID-19. Judge Kristina Cook Graham signed an amendment to the third order declaring a judicial emergency in the Superior Court of Walker County, Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit. The amendment immediately closed the courthouse until 9:00 a.m. on Monday, December … Continue reading Walker County Courthouse Closed Until December 7, 2020 due to COVID-19
The Risk Limiting Audit, or manual recount, of 29,514 ballots cast in the Presidential Race in Walker County, Georgia will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Walker County Civic Center. There will be an observation area for members of the public interesting in watching the hand recount. Danielle Montgomery, Elections … Continue reading Risk Limiting Audit, aka Manual Recount, Begins Friday in Walker County
Early voting in the November 3rd election is underway at the Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette. Voters who requested an absentee ballot can return them by mail, at the Elections office or at a new ballot drop box. The drop box is located between the courthouse and the Commissioner's office. Voters can drive up … Continue reading Absentee Ballot Drop Box Installed at the Walker County Courthouse
LaFayette, GA – The Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette is closed to the public until Monday, August 3rd. Superior Court Chief Justice Kristina Cook Graham signed an order to close the building today at Noon after someone employed in the courthouse tested positive for COVID-19. The closure will provide time for the courthouse to be … Continue reading Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette Closed Until August 3rd
Topics include proclamations for Hunger Free & Hospice Month, an appointment to the County Attorney position, North Georgia Region I Emergency Medical Services Council and Rossville Library Board and the surplusing of old voting machine equipment.
LaFayette, GA - Voters can expect to receive an informational mailing from the Walker County Elections Office, as the county prepares to transition to a Board of Commissioners form of government. After working for months to update voter data to make sure every voter is placed in the correct district, Elections officials mailed out 39,723 precinct … Continue reading Walker County Voters to Receive Informational Precinct Cards
The first Board of Commissioners election doesn’t take place until 2020, but the staff at the Walker County Elections Office is already hard at work making sure every voter is placed in the correct district.