Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 27, 2017 – MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Secretary of State’s Office has been made aware of erroneous messages being distributed by individuals claiming to be members of the NAACP and Open Progress claiming that the person receiving the message was not a registered voter when they were in-fact registered voters. The links below are the appropriate links to sites hosted by the Secretary of State’s Office that will allow voters to check their registration status or to submit a registration form online:

Alabama Online Voter Registration

Online Registration Verification

Polling Place Locator

Alabama voters will come together on December 12, 2017 to elect the next United States Senator from Alabama. Today is the deadline to register to vote in person by the close of business at your county board of registrars’ office (typically 5:00 p.m.), online by 11:59 p.m. or postmarked by November 27, 2017.

Voters are reminded that the new crossover voting law does not apply to a General Election. In the General Election on December 12, all registered voters in Alabama may vote for the candidate of their choice.

Additionally, the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Thursday, December 7, 2017. And, the deadline to return an absentee ballot is Monday, December 11, 2017.

The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WRITE-IN VOTES

Re: CASTING A WRITE-IN BALLOT

2017 SPECIAL ELECTION

Casting a Write-In Ballot

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Re: COFFEE COUNTY VOTING MACHINES TO BE TESTED

2017 SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION

On Tuesday, August 8th beginning at 1:30 p.m. the voting machines to be used in the August 15th Special Primary Election will be tested. The voting machine check will be conducted at the Farm Center Coliseum Building at the Coffee County Complex, Hwy 84W, New Brockton. The test is open to the general public and anyone is invited to attend. This testing is pursuant to §17-7-25 Code of Alabama, 1975 as amended.

For further information contact:

Steven E. Blair
Judge of Probate
Enterprise office – 347-2688 or Elba office – 897-2211

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Re: ABSENTEE VOTING DEADLINE 2017 SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION

Please note that Thursday, August 10th at 4:30 p.m. is the deadline to apply for absentee ballots for the August 15th Special Primary Election.

Applications for absentee voting are available at the absentee election manager’s office in New Brockton. Absentee Election Manager is Linda Mills. Mailing address is P. O. Box 427, New Brockton, Al 36351. Her physical location is 5 County Complex, New Brockton, Alabama.

Any qualified voter may submit an absentee ballot application by mail or in person to the Absentee Election Manager’s office for the following reasons;

• The voter is out of the country or state on Election Day.
• The voter has any physical illness or infirmity which prevents the voter from attending the polls.
• The voter works a shift that has at least 10 hours, which coincide with the hours the polls are open at the voter’s regular polling place.
• The voter is a student enrolled in school outside the county of residence.
• The voter is a member, a spouse or a dependent of a member of the United Stated Armed Forces, or is similarly qualified to vote absentee according to the Federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act.
Alabama voters voting under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act may receive additional information by contacting the Board of Registrars office or the office of the Alabama Secretary of State for expanded options

Completed ballots must be returned by the voter in person to the Absentee Election Manager at P. O. Box 427, New Brockton, Alabama 36351 no later than one day prior to the election, or if mailed through the United States Postal Service, it must be postmarked no later than one day prior to the election. Multiple ballots cannot be mailed in the same envelope.

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Re: VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE

2017 SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION

Please note that Monday, July 31st at 4:30 p.m. is the deadline for registering to vote for the August 15, 2017 Special Primary Election. The Board of Registrars’ office is located in the Coffee County Complex, Highway 84W, New Brockton, Al.

Requirements to register to vote are:
1. Person must be 18 years of age and a United States citizen; and
2. Person must live at the address provided on the application to register; and
3. Person must not be barred from voting by reason of felony conviction; and
4. Person must not have been adjudged “mentally incompetent” in a court of law.

Voters who want to update their voting information to reflect a change in name or address should contact the Board of Registrars. The telephone number for the Board of Registrars is 894-5347.

For further information contact:

Coffee County Board of Registrars
4 County Complex, Highway 84W
New Brockton, Al

Alabamians may also obtain a voter registration application at Driver License Offices, Libraries, and at Alabama Public Assistance offices such as Medicaid, WIC and DHR.

WHAT IS NEEDED TO OBTAIN MY FREE ALABAMA VOTER ID CARD?
To receive a free Alabama photo voter ID card a voter must show:

• A photo document or a non-photo identity document can be used if it contains your full legal name and date of birth;
• Documentation showing the voter’s date of birth (can be verified by information in the statewide voter file);
• Documentation showing the person is a registered voter (can be verified by voter registration information);*
• Documentation showing the voter’s name and address as reflected in the voter registration record (can be verified by voter registration information);*
* THE PROCESSING AGENTS WILL VERIFY THIS ITEM NEEDED TO RECIVE THE FREE ALABAMA PHOTO ID CARD BY CHECKING THE VOTER’S RECORD IN THE STATEWIDE VOTER REGISTRATION SYSTEM.

For more information contact the
Coffee County Board of Registrars Office
334-894-5347
2 County Complex
New Brockton, Al 36351

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PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Re:     CROSS-OVER VOTING/SENATE BILL 108

The following Act relating to primary elections went into effect July 1, 2017. Please click on the link below to read in its entirety.

Read Senate Bill 108


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Re:     2017 SPECIAL ELECTION

                We have been notified by the Governor’s office that the resetting of the Special Election to elect a member to the United States Senate for the remainder of the term for which former United States Senator Jeff Sessions was elected is set forth as follows:

Primary Election                              Tuesday , August 15, 2017

Primary Run-off Election:            Tuesday, September 26, 2017

General Election:                            Tuesday, December 12, 2017

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Re:      COFFEE COUNTY VOTING MACHINES TO BE TESTED
              2016 GENERAL ELECTION 

On Tuesday, November 1st beginning at 1:30 p.m. the voting machines to be used in the November 8th    Election will be tested.  The voting machine check will be conducted at the Farm Center Coliseum Building at the Coffee County Complex, Hwy 84W, New Brockton.  The test is open to the general public and is invited to attend.  This testing is pursuant to §17-7-25 Code of Alabama, 1975 as amended.

For further information contact:

Steven E. Blair, Judge of Probate

Enterprise office – 347-2688 or Elba office – 897-2211

 

 

Re:      VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
              2016 GENERAL ELECTION 

Please note that Monday, October 24th  at 4:30 p.m. is the deadline for registering to vote in time for the November 8th  Primary  Election. The Board of Registrars’ office is located in the Coffee County Complex, Highway 84W, New Brockton, Al.

Requirements to register to vote are:

  1. Person must be 18 years of age and a United States citizen; and
  2. Person must live at the address provided on the application to register; and
  3. Person must not be barred from voting by reason of felony conviction; and
  4. Person must not have been adjudged “mentally incompetent” in a court of law.

Voters who want to update their voting information to reflect a change in name or address should contact the Board of Registrars.  The telephone number for the Board of Registrars is 894-5347.

For further information contact:

Coffee County Board of Registrars

4 County Complex, Highway 84W

New Brockton, Al

Alabamians may also obtain a voter registration application Driver License Offices, Libraries, and at Alabama Public Assistance offices such as Medicaid, WIC and DHR.

 

 

Re:      ABSENTEE VOTING DEADLINE  
             2016 GENERAL ELECTION
 

We ask that you alert the public of this information on a variety of occasions between now and November 3rd

Please note that Thursday, November 3rd at 4:30 p.m. is the deadline to apply for absentee ballots for the  November 8th General Election.

Applications for absentee voting are available at the absentee election manager’s office in New Brockton.  Absentee Election Manager is Linda Mills mailing address is P. O. Box 427, New Brockton, Al  36351.  Her physical location is 5 County Complex, New Brockton, Alabama.

Any qualified voter may submit an absentee ballot application by mail or in person to the Absentee Election Manager’s office for the following reasons;

  • The voter is out of the country or state on Election Day.
  • The voter has any physical illness or infirmity which prevents the voter from attending the polls.
  • The voter works a shift that has at least 10 hours, which coincide with the hours the polls are open at the voter’s regular polling place.
  • The voter is a student enrolled in school outside the county of residence.
  • The voter is a member, a spouse or a dependent of a member of the United Stated Armed Forces, or is similarly qualified to vote absentee according to the Federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act.

Alabama voters voting under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act may receive additional information by contacting the Board of Registrars office or the office of the Alabama Secretary of State for expanded options

Completed ballots must be returned by the voter in person to the Absentee Election Manager at P. O. Box 427, New Brockton, Alabama 36351 no later than one day prior to the election, or if mailed through the United States Postal Service, it must be postmarked no later than one day prior to the election.

Multiple ballots cannot be mailed in the same envelope.

 

 

Re:       COFFEE COUNTY VOTING MACHINES TO BE TESTED
              2016 PRIMARY ELECTION

 

On Tuesday, February 23rd   beginning at 1:30 p.m. the voting machines to be used in the March 1st    Election will be tested.  The voting machine check will be conducted at the Farm Center Coliseum Building at the Coffee County Complex, Hwy 84 W, New Brockton.  The test is open to the general public and is invited to attend.  This testing is pursuant to §17-7-25 Code of Alabama, 1975 as amended.

For further information contact:

Steven E. Blair
Judge of Probate

Enterprise office – 347-2688 or Elba office – 897-2211

Or check out our website at

www.coffeecountyvotes.com

 

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Re:       ABSENTEE VOTING DEADLINE  2016 PRIMARY ELECTION

 Please note that Thursday,  February 25th    at 4:30 p.m. is the deadline to apply for absentee ballots for the  March 1st Primary Election.

Applications for absentee voting are available at the absentee election manager’s office in New Brockton.  Absentee Election Manager is Linda Mills mailing address is P. O. Box 427, New Brockton, Al  36351.  Her physical location is 5 County Complex, New Brockton, Alabama.

Any qualified voter may submit an absentee ballot application by mail or in person to the Absentee Election Manager’s office for the following reasons;

  • The voter is out of the country or state on Election Day.
  • The voter has any physical illness or infirmity which prevents the voter from attending the polls.
  • The voter works a shift that has at least 10 hours, which coincide with the hours the polls are open at the voter’s regular polling place.
  • The voter is a student enrolled in school outside the county of residence.
  • The voter is a member, a spouse or a dependent of a member of the United Stated Armed Forces, or is similarly qualified to vote absentee according to the Federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act.

Alabama voters voting under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act may receive additional information by contacting the Board of Registrars office or the office of the Alabama Secretary of State for expanded options

Completed ballots must be returned by the voter in person to the Absentee Election Manager at P. O. Box 427, New Brockton, Alabama 36351 no later than one day prior to the election, or if mailed through the United States Postal Service, it must be postmarked no later than one day prior to the election.

Multiple ballots cannot be mailed in the same envelope.

 

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PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CORRECTED  PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to Section §17-6-4(b), Code of Alabama, 1975, I, Steven E. Blair, Probate Judge of Probate of Coffee ,Alabama hereby give notice of the changes to the voting places therein as set out below.  This notice outlines a designation of new voting  precincts in Coffee County via prior resolution of the Coffee County Commission, dated September 14, 2015.

Precinct District 1 Victoria Community Center Voting House is relocated to Victoria Baptist Church Center, 11491 Highway 125, Jack,  by designation of the Coffee County Commission

Precinct District 3   Ino Voting House is relocated to Ino Senior Center, 6264 Highway 134, Kinston, by designation of the Coffee County Commission

Precinct District 3 Damascus Voting House is relocated to Damascus Senior Center 127 County Road 514, Elba by designation of the Coffee County Commission.

The Sheriff of Coffee County, Alabama shall post a copy of this notice at each courthouse and at two public places within each election district.

Done this the 4th day of November, 2015.

/s/ Steven E. Blair