Sponsored by: Rep. Barry Fleming
Committee: : House Special Committee on Election Integrity
- Adds to the existing definition of “superintendent”: an individual appointed by the State Election Board to exercise the power of election superintendent
- The State Election Board may suspend county or municipal superintendents and appoint an individual to take their place. The appointed superintendent may exercise all the powers and duties of a superintendent, including personnel decisions regarding the director of elections, the election supervisor, and all poll officers.
- Outlines provisions for petitioning, conducting hearings, suspension, and other procedures.
ACLU of Georgia’s Position: