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Schedule to Speak to
City Council needs to hear from us!
If you have a particular issue to bring before council, request to be put on the agenda to speak before City Council at the next meeting. The meeting dates and times can vary, so please check the City Council Website for scheduling information.
To request speaking time, you must email your request to be added to the speaker’s list to the City Clerk, Nykesha Jackson.
Election Integrity Hotline
Party Officials, Volunteers, and Voters can contact the Hotline by
Currently, responses can be expected within 24 hours. As Election Day approaches, response times will be shorter. On Election Day and during the Canvass period, the Hotline will be monitored full-time.
Republican Election Officers are the first line of defense against election fraud. The Republican Pollwatchers are the second line of defense by being a second set of eyes to assist the Election Officers.
Pollwatchers must work with all of the Election Officers to defend election integrity. Although they are partisan, they must observe the process with the objective of making sure that the §24.2 election laws are being fully observed. Inadvertent or deliberate misuse of election procedures by any Election Officer can change election results. When deviations from the law are observed, Pollwatchers may request immediate correction action. By law they have the right to escalate unresolved issues to their party or to the General Registrar of Voting for their county/city..