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Active Registered Voters
  • as of 10/21/14
  • Republicans:157,999
  • Democrats:125,982
  • NPAs81,414
  • Minor:14,358
  • Total:379,753

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2014 Important Dates

Date

Event and Statutory Reference

January 31

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to certify list maintenance activities for prior 6 months to the Division of Elections(Sections 98.065 and 98.075, F.S. – No later than January 31 of each year)

February 1

Initiative petition signature certification deadline (Article XI, section 5, Fla. Const. – not later than February 1 of the general election year)

March 4

Legislative Session begins (Article III, section 3, Fla. Const. - first Tuesday after the first Monday in March)

March 29

Department of State to publish notice of general election in a newspaper of general circulation in each county twice before beginning of qualifying (Section 100.021, F.S. – During the 30 days prior to the beginning of qualifying. Qualifying begins April 28, 2014.)

March 31

Noon deadline for federal, judicial, state attorney and public defender candidates seeking to qualify by the petition method to submit their signed petitions to Supervisors of Elections (Sections 99.095 and 105.035, F.S. – Before noon of the 28th day preceding the 1st day of the qualifying period for the office sought)

April 14

14-day period begins allowing qualifying officers to accept and hold qualifying papers for federal, judicial, state attorney and public defender candidates to be processed and filed during the qualifying period (Sections 99.061 and 105.031, F.S. – No earlier than 14 days prior to the beginning of the qualifying period)

April 18

Deadline for officers qualifying as judicial, state attorney or public defender candidates to submit written resignations if the terms of the offices, or any part thereof, run concurrently with each other (Section 99.012, F.S.– At least 10 days prior to the first day of the qualifying period)

April 21

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to certify to the Division of Elections the number of valid signatures for federal, judicial, state attorney and public defender candidates seeking to qualify by the petition method (Sections 99.095 and 105.035, F.S. – No later than the 7th day before the first day of the qualifying period)

April 28

Noon, qualifying period begins for all federal, judicial, state attorney and public defender candidates (Sections 99.061 and 105.031, F.S. – At any time after noon … of the 120th day prior to the primary election)

May 2

Noon, qualifying period ends for all federal, judicial, state attorney and public defender candidates (Sections 99.061 and 105.031, F.S. – No later than noon of the 116th day prior to the date of the primary election)

May 8

First day state write-in absentee ballots made available to overseas voters (Section 101.6951, F.S. – 180 days prior to the General Election)

May 9

Deadline for Department of State to certify to the Supervisors of Elections the names of all duly qualified federal, judicial, state attorney and public defender candidates who have qualified with the Department (Section 99.061, F.S. – Within 7 days after the closing date for qualifying)

May 19

Noon, deadline for statewide, multi-county, county and district candidates seeking to qualify by the petition method to submit their signed petitions to Supervisors of Elections (Section 99.095, F.S. – Before noon of the 28th day preceding the 1st day of the qualifying period for the office sought)

May 22

Department of State to remit to the respective state executive committees of political parties, 95% of their entitled filing fees and party assessments from federal, state attorney, and public defender candidates (Section 99.103, F.S. – No later than 20 days after the close of qualifying)

May 28

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to notify overseas voters of upcoming primary and general elections (Section 100.025, F.S. – At least 90 days prior to regular primary and general elections)

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to complete any address list maintenance program activities and to remove from the rolls designated ‘inactive’ registered voters who are designated as "inactive" because of an undeliverable who not voted, requested an absentee ballot, or updated their voter registration records after 2 general federal elections (Section 98.065, F.S. – 90 days prior to a federal election)(Note: Voters ineligible for reasons such as felony conviction, mental incapacity, death, not a U.S. citizen, fictitious person, etc., can be removed at any time including in the 90-day period before an election) 

June 2

14-day period begins for qualifying officers to accept and qualifying papers for statewide, multi-county, county and district candidates to be processed and filed during the qualifying period (Section 99.061, F.S. – No earlier than 14 days prior to the beginning of the qualifying period)

June 6

Written resignations due for officers qualifying as a candidate for statewide, multi-county, county, or district office if the terms of the offices, or any part thereof, run concurrently with each other (Section 99.012, F.S. – At least 10 days prior to the first day of the qualifying period)

June 9

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to certify to the Division of Elections the number of valid signatures for statewide, multi-county, and district candidates seeking to qualify by the petition method (Section 99.095, F.S. – No later than the 7th day before the first day of the qualifying period)

June 16

Noon, qualifying begins for all statewide, multi-county, county, and district candidates (other than judicial, state attorney, and public defender candidates)(Section 99.061, F.S. – Noon of the 71st day prior to the primary election)

June 20

Noon, qualifying ends for all statewide, multi-county, county, and district candidates (other than, judicial, state attorney, and public defender candidates)(Section 99.061, F.S. – No later than noon of the 67th day prior to the primary election)

June 21

Supervisors of Elections to submit to the Department of State a list containing the names, party affiliations, and addresses of all candidates and the offices for which they qualified (Section 99.092, F.S. – Immediately after the last day for qualifying)

June 27

Supervisors of Elections to prepare daily electronic files of absentee ballot request information and upload to the Department of State for the Primary Election (Section 101.62, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.043, F.A.C. – 60 days prior to the primary on a daily basis by 8 a.m. and continuously until 15 days after the general election)

Deadline for Department of State to certify to the Supervisors of Elections the names of all duly qualified statewide, multi-county, county, and district candidates who have qualified with the Department (Section 99.061, F.S. – Within 7 days after the closing date for qualifying)

June 27 - July 2 Any revisions to security procedures due to the Department of State (Section 101.015, F.S. – At least 45 days before early voting begins, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)
July 10

Department of State to remit to the respective state executive committees of political parties, 95% of their entitled filing fees and party assessments from statewide, multicounty, and district candidates (Section 99.103, F.S. – No later than 20 days after the close of qualifying)

July 12

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to send absentee ballots to UOCAVA voters for the Primary Election (Section 101.62, F.S. – No fewer than 45 days before the primary election)

July 20

Supervisors of Elections to remit filing fees to the state executive committee of the political party of the candidates (Section 99.061, F.S. – Within 30 days after the close of qualifying)

July 22 - July 29 Mandatory 8-day window during which Supervisors of Elections must send out absentee ballots to all domestic voters who requested absentee ballots (Section 101.62, F.S. – Between 35th and 28th day before the election)
July 25

Deadline to report HAVA "Balance" Report (i.e., remaining balance of HAVA funds as of June 30, 2014)(Help America Vote Act of 2002)

July 27

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to designate early voting sites for the Primary Election and to notify the Division of Elections of addresses and hours for each site (Section 101.657, F.S. – No later than the 30th day prior to the election)

First day a challenge to a voter may be filed for the Primary Election (Section 101.111, F.S. – No sooner than 30 days before an election)

July 27 - August 1

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to mail notice of time and location of logic and accuracy test (L&A test) to county party chairs and candidates who did not receive notice at qualifying (Section 101.5612, F.S. – At least 15 days prior to the beginning of early voting, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)

July 28

5 p.m. Deadline to register or change your party for the Primary Election (Section 97.055, F.S. – On the 29th day before each election)

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to request reimbursement for 2009 HHS Funds (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Voting Access for Individuals with Disabilities (VOTE) Program for Polling Place Accessibility

July 28 - August 2

Noon, poll watcher designations due for early voting sites for Primary Election (Section 101.131, F.S. – Before noon at least 14 days before early voting begins, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)

July 31

Supervisors of Elections to certify address and eligibility list maintenance activities to the Division of Elections (Sections 98.065 and 98.075, F.S. – No later than July 31 of each year)

August 1 - August 6

First day to conduct logic and accuracy test (L&A test) for Primary Election (Section 101.5612, F.S. – No more than 10 days prior to beginning of early voting, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)

August 4

Last day for supervisors to post election preparation report on official website (Section 100.032, F.S. – at least 3 months before a general election)

August 4 - August 9

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to approve poll watchers and provide poll watcher identification badges for early voting sites for the Primary Election (Section 101.131, F.S. – No later than 7 days before early voting begins, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)

August 6

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to appoint poll workers for the Primary Election (Section 102.012, F.S. – At least 20 days prior to any election)

Last day state write-in ballot is available to overseas voters (Section 101.6951, F.S. – 90 days prior to a general election)

August 11

7 a. m., Canvassing board may begin canvassing absentee ballots for the Primary Election (Section 101.68, F.S. – 7 a.m. on the 15th day before the election)

Early voting may begin prior to the mandatory early voting period, at the discretion of the supervisor (Section 101.657, F.S. – Early voting may be offered at the discretion of the supervisor of elections on the 15th, 14th, 13th, 12th, 11th, or 2nd day before an election)

August 12

Noon, poll watcher designations for the Primary Election due (Section 101.131, F.S. – Prior to noon of the 2nd Tuesday preceding the election)

If early voting begins on August 11, first day for Supervisors of Elections to prepare daily electronic files of early voting summary and early voting details and upload to the Department of State (Section 101.657, F.S. and Rule 1S- 2.043, F.A.C. – No later than noon of each day for the previous day’s activities)

August 16

Early voting must begin for the Primary Election (Section 101.657, F.S. – Early voting shall begin on the 10th day before an election)

August 17

First day after mandatory 8-day early voting period begins for Supervisors of Elections to prepare daily electronic files of early voting summary and early voting details and upload to the Department of State (Section 101.657, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.043, F.A.C.– No later than noon of each day for the previous day’s activities)

August 19

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to approve poll watchers and provide poll watcher identification badges for the Primary Election (Section 101.131, F.S. – On or before the Tuesday before the election)

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to mail or email sample ballots to voters for the Primary Election (Section 101.20, F.S. – At least 7 days prior to any election)

August 20

5 p.m. deadline for Supervisors of Elections to receive requests for absentee ballots to be mailed to voters for the Primary Election (Section 101.62, F.S. – No later than 5 p.m. on the 6th day before the election)

August 21

First day that a designee can pick-up an absentee ballot on behalf of a voter for the Primary Election (Section 101.62, F.S. – up to 5 days prior to the election)

August 22

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to mail absentee ballots requested for the Primary Election (Section 101.62, F.S. – No later than 4 days before the election)

5 p.m. deadline for late registration for specified subcategory of UOCAVA individuals (Section 97.0555, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.029, F.A.C.– 5 p.m. on the Friday before the election; any uniformed services or Merchant Marine member discharged or separated, or returned from military deployment or activation after 29-day registration deadline, or for any overseas U.S. citizen who left employment after 29-day registration deadline, and any family member accompanying them)

August 23

Early voting ends for the Primary Election, unless Supervisor of Elections in respective county has decided to extend early voting to include Sunday (2nd day) before election (Section 101.657, F.S. – Early voting shall end on the 3rd day before an election)

August 24

Early voting ends for the Primary Election if Supervisor of Elections in respective county has decided to offer early voting on the 2nd day before election (Section 101.657, F.S. – Early voting may also be offered at the discretion of the supervisor of elections on the . . . . 2nd day before an election)

August 25

Noon, Last day for Supervisors of Elections to prepare daily electronic files of early voting summary and early voting details and upload to the Department of State (Section 101.657, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.043, F.A.C. – No later than noon of each day for the previous day’s activities

Last day to publish sample ballot in newspaper of general circulation in the county for the Primary Election (Section 101.20, F.S. – Prior to the day of the election)

Last day for Supervisor of Elections to deliver ‘no excuse’ absentee ballot to voter or designee to pick up no excuse absentee ballot. (Section 101.62, F.S.)

7 p.m. deadline for supervisors to upload into county election management system the results of all early voting and absentee ballots that have been canvassed and tabulated by the end of the early voting period (Section 102.141 (4)(a), by 7 p.m. on the day before the election)

August 26

PRIMARY ELECTION (Section 100.061, F.S. – On the Tuesday 10 weeks prior to the general election)

"Emergency excuse" affidavit required for Supervisor of Elections to deliver absentee ballot to voter or voter’s immediate family designee on Election Day, other than to registered voters through supervised voting in assisted living facility (Section 101.62, F.S.- Except as provided in s. 101.655, the supervisor may not deliver an absentee ballot to an elector or an elector's immediate family member on the day of the election unless voter affirms in an affidavit to an emergency that keeps the voter from being able to go to his or her assigned polling place.)

7 p.m. deadline for receipt of absentee ballots for the Primary Election (Section 101.67, F.S., – All absentee ballots must be received by 7 p.m. election day)

Preliminary Election Results must be filed with the Department of State, within 30 minutes after polls close and in 45-minute increments thereafter on election night until all results (except provisional ballots) are completely reported. (Section 102.141, F.S.,)(All Election Day ballots cast, early voting ballots, and for absentee ballots, those that are canvassed and tabulated by each reporting increment, until completed.)

Department of State to remit remainder of filing fees and party assessments to the respective political parties (Section 99.103, F.S. – No later than the date of the primary election)

August 28

5 p.m., deadline for persons voting a provisional ballot to provide evidence of eligibility to Supervisors of Elections (Section 101.048, F.S. – No later than 5 p.m. on the 2nd day following the election)

August 29

Noon, deadline for county canvassing boards to file 1st Unofficial Results of the Primary Election with the Department of State (Section 102.141, F.S. – No later than noon of the 3rd day after a primary election)

August 31

3 p.m., deadline for county canvassing board to file 2nd Unofficial Results for the Primary Election, if recount conducted (Section 102.141, F.S. – No later than 3 p.m. of the 5th day after a primary election)

September 2

5 p.m., deadline for county canvassing boards to submit Official Results to the Department of State for the Primary Election (Section 102.112, F.S. – 5 p.m. on the 7th day following a primary)

County canvassing boards to submit ‘Conduct of Elections’ report on Primary Election to the Division of Elections (Section 102.141, F.S., – At the same time that the results of an election are certified)

September 3

County canvassing boards to begin publicly noticed manual audit of the voting system for the Primary Election (Section 101.591, F.S. – Immediately following the certification of the election by the county canvassing board)

Supervisors of Elections to transmit to the Department of State a list containing the names of all county and district officers nominated or elected, the office for which each was nominated or elected, and the mailing address of each (Section 102.151, F.S. – Immediately after the county canvassing board has canvassed the returns of the election)

September 4

9 a.m., Elections Canvassing Commission meets to certify ‘Official Results for federal, state, and multicounty office (Section 102.111, F.S. – 9 a.m. on the 9th day after a primary election)

September 5 - September 10

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to submit any revisions to Security procedures to the Department of State (Section 101.015, F.S. – At least 45 days before early voting begins, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)

September 9

11:59 p.m. deadline for completion of the manual audit and for the results to be made public (Section 101.591, F.S. and Rule 1S-5.026, F.A.C. – No later than 11:59 p.m. on the 7th day following certification of the election by the county canvassing board)

September 20

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to send absentee ballots to UOCAVA voters for the General Election (Section 101.62, F.S. – not less than 45 days before the general election)

September 24

Report of manual audit due to Division of Elections (Section 101.591, F.S. and Rule 1S-5.026, F.A.C. – Within 15 days after completion of the audit)

September 25

Last day by when Supervisor of Elections must make information about provisional ballot available to individual voters on free access system for the Primary Election (Section 101.048, F.S. – No later than 30 days following the election)

September 30 - October 7

7-day mandated period for Supervisors of Elections to mail absentee ballots to all domestic (non-UOCAVA) absentee voters (Section 101.62, F.S. – Between 35th and 28th day before the election)

October 4

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to file precinct level results of the Primary Election with the Division of Elections (Section 98.0981, F.S.– Within 30 days after certification of election results by Elections Canvassing Commission for primary election)

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to update voting history for Primary Election (Section 98.0981, F.S. – Within 30 days after certification of election by Elections Canvassing Commission results for primary election)

October 5

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to designate early voting sites for the General Election and to provide the Division of Elections with addresses and hours for early voting sites (Section 101.657, F.S. – No later than the 30th day prior to the election)

First day that a voter may challenge in writing another voter’s eligibility to for the General Election (Section 101.111, F.S. – No sooner than 30 days before an election)

October 5 - October 10

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to mail notice of time and location of logic and accuracy (L&A) test to county party chairs and candidates who did not receive notice at qualifying (Section 101.5612, F.S. – At least 15 days prior to the beginning of early voting, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)

October 6

Deadline to register to vote for the General Election (Section 97.055, F.S. – On the 29th day before each election. If the 29th day falls on a Sunday or a legal holiday, the registration books must be closed on the next day that is not a Sunday or a legal holiday)

October 6 - October 11

Noon deadline to submit poll watcher designations for early voting sites for General Election (Section 101.131, F.S. – Before noon at least 14 days before early voting begins, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)

October 10 - October 15

First day to conduct logic and accuracy test for General Election (Section 101.5612, F.S. – No more than 10 days prior to beginning of early voting, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)

October 13 - October 18

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to approve poll watchers and provide poll watcher identification badges for early voting sites for the General Election (Section 101.131, F.S. – No later than 7 days before early voting begins, specific date will depend on when county will begin conducting early voting)

October 15

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to appoint poll workers for the General Election (Section 102.012, F.S. – At least 20 days prior to any election)

October 19

Deadline for Department of State to report to Florida Legislature updated voting and voter information (Section 98.0981, F.S. – Within 45 days after certification of election results for primary election)

Department of State to make publicly available on website compiled precinct level results of the Primary Election (Section 98.0981, F.S. – Within 45 days after certification of election results for primary election)

October 20

7 a.m., canvassing board may begin canvassing absentee ballots for the General Election (Section 101.68, F.S. – 7 a.m. on the 15th day before the election)

Early voting may begin, at the discretion of the supervisor (Section 101.657, F.S. – Early voting may be offered at the discretion of the supervisor of elections on the 15th, 14th, 13th, 12th, 11th, or 2nd day before an election)

October 21

Noon deadline to submit poll watcher designations for the General Election (Section 101.131, F.S. – Prior to noon of the 2nd Tuesday preceding the election)

If early voting begins on October 20, first day for Supervisors of Elections to prepare daily electronic files of early voting summary and early voting details and upload to the Department of State (Section 101.657, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.043, F.A.C. – No later than noon of each day for the previous day’s activities)

October 25

Mandatory early voting period begins for the General Election (Section 101.657, F.S. – Early voting shall begin on the 10th day before an election)

October 26

First day after mandatory 8-day early voting period begins for Supervisors of Elections to prepare daily electronic files of early voting summary and early voting details and upload to the Department of State (Section 101.657, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.043, F.A.C.– No later than noon of each day for the previous day’s activities)

October 28

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to approve poll watchers and provide poll watcher identification and badges for the General Election (Section 101.131, F.S. – On or before the Tuesday before the election)

Last day to mail or email sample ballots to voters for the General Election (Section 101.20, F.S. – At least 7 days prior to any election)

October 29

5 p.m. deadline for Supervisors of Elections to receive requests to mail absentee ballots voters for the General Election (Section 101.62, F.S. – No later than 5 p.m. on the 6th day before the election)

October 30

First day to provide absentee ballots to designees for the General Election (Section 101.62, F.S. – Up to 5 days prior to the election)

October 31

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to mail absentee ballots for the General Election (Section 101.62, F.S. – No later than 4 days before the election)

5 p.m. deadline for late registration for specified subcategory of UOCAVA individuals (Section 97.0555, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.029, F.A.C. – 5 p.m. on the Friday before the election; any uniformed services or Merchant Marine member discharged or separated, or returned from military deployment or activation after 29-day registration deadline, or for any overseas U.S. citizen who left employment after 29-day registration deadline, and any family member accompanying them)

Deadline for Supervisors to submit annual report on HHS Funds (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Voting Access for Individuals with Disabilities (VOTE) Program for Polling Place Accessibility

November 1

Early voting ends for the General Election, unless supervisor has decided to extend early voting to Sunday (the 2nd day) before election (Section 101.657, F.S. – Early voting shall end on the 3rd day before an election)

November 2

Early voting ends for the General Election if Supervisor of Elections has decided to extend early voting to include Sunday (2nd day) before election Section 101.657, F.S. – Early voting may also be offered at the discretion of the supervisor of elections on the . . . . 2nd day before an election)

November 3

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to prepare and upload daily electronic files of early voting summary and early voting details to the Department of State (Section 101.657, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.043, F.A.C. – No later than noon of each day for the previous day’s activities.)

Last day for Supervisors of Elections to publish sample ballot in newspaper of general circulation in the county for the General Election (Section 101.20, F.S. – Prior to the day of the election)

7 p.m. deadline for supervisors to upload into county election management system the results of all early voting and absentee ballots that have been canvassed and tabulated by the end of the early voting period (Section 102.141 (4)(a), by 7 p.m. on the day before the election)

Last day for Supervisor of Elections to deliver ‘no excuse’ absentee ballot to voter or designee to pick up absentee ballot. (Section 101.62, F.S.)

November 4

GENERAL ELECTION (Section 100.041, F.S. – On the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November of each even numbered year)

"Emergency excuse" affidavit required for Supervisor of Elections to deliver absentee ballot to voter or voter’s immediate family designee on Election Day, other than to registered voters through supervised voting in assisted living facility (Section 101.62, F.S.- Except as provided in s. 101.655, the supervisor may not deliver an absentee ballot to an elector or an elector's immediate family member on the day of the election unless voter affirms in an affidavit to an emergency that keeps the voter from being able to go to his or her assigned polling place.)

7 p.m. deadline for receipt of absentee ballots for the General Election (except overseas absentee ballots which are postmarked or signed and dated no later than the date of the general election may be received up to 10 days from the date of the general election) – (Section 101.6952. F.S.; Rule 1S-2.013, F.A.C. – Based on settlement agreement: United States vs. State of Florida et al., TCA-80-1055 [N.D. Fla. Apr. 2, 1982])

Preliminary election returns must be filed with the Department of State, beginning within 30 minutes after polls close and in 45-minute increments thereafter until all results (except provisional ballots) are completely reported. (Section 102.141, F.S. – On election night) (all election day ballots cast, early voting ballots, and for absentee ballots, those that are canvassed and tabulated by time of reporting, until completed)

November 6

5 p.m., deadline for persons voting a provisional ballot to provide evidence of eligibility to Supervisors of Elections (Section 101.048, F.S. – No later than 5 p.m. on the 2nd day following the election)

November 8

Noon deadline for county canvassing boards to file 1st Unofficial Results of General Election with the Department of State (Section 102.141, F.S. – No later than noon of the 4th day after a general election)

November 13

3 p.m. deadline for county canvassing board to file 2nd Unofficial Results of General Election with the Department of State, if recount was conducted (Section 102.141, F.S. – No later than 3 p.m. of the 9th day after the election)

November 14

Deadline for receipt of overseas ballots for General Election, provided they are postmarked or signed and dated no late than federal election day (Section 101.6952(5), F.S. – Ballot postmarked or signed and dated no later than the date of the federal election and received no later than 10 days from the date of the election)

November 16

Noon deadline for county canvassing boards to submit Official Results to the Department of State for the General Election (Section 102.112, F.S. – Noon on the 12th day following the election)

Noon, deadline for county canvassing boards to submit ‘Conduct of Elections’ report to the Division of Elections on the conduct of the General Election (Section 102.141, F.S., – At the same time that the results of an election are certified)

November 17

County canvassing boards to begin publicly noticed manual audit of the voting system for the General Election (Section 101.591, F.S. and Rule 1S-5.026, F.A.C. – Immediately following the certification of the election by the county canvassing board)

Supervisors of Elections to transmit to the Department of State a list containing the names of all county and district officers elected, the office for which each was elected, and the mailing address of each (Section 102.151, F.S. – Immediately after the county canvassing board has canvassed the returns of the election)

November 18

9 a.m., Election Canvassing Commission meets to certify ‘Official Results’ for federal, state, and multicounty office (Section 102.111, F.S. – 9 a.m. on the 14th day after a General Election)

November 19

Last day to prepare and upload daily electronic files of absentee ballot request information to the Department of State by 8 a.m. (Section 101.62, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.043, F.A.C. – Beginning 60 days prior to the primary election on a daily basis by 8 a.m. until 15 days after the general election)

November 23

11:59 p.m., deadline for completion of the voting system manual audit and for the results to be made public (Section 101.591, F.S. and Rule 1S-5.026, F.A.C. – No later than 11:59 p.m. on the 7th day following certification of the election by the county canvassing board)

December 1

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections of each county to submit total number of petition signatures verified at no charge for candidate or organization to seek reimbursement from Chief Financial Officer (Section 99.097, F.S. – No later than December 1 of the general election year)

December 4

Last day by when Supervisor of Elections must make information about provisional ballot available to individual voters on free access system for the General Election (Section 101.048, F.S. – No later than 30 days following the election)

December 8

Report for post-election certification voting system manual audit is due to Division of Elections (Section 101.591, F.S. – Within 15 days after completion of the audit)

December 15

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to submit reports on voter education programs to the Department of State (Section 98.255, F.S. – By December 15 of each General Election year)

December 18

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to file precinct level results of the General Election with the Division of Elections (Section 98.0981, F.S. – Within 30 days after certification of election results for general election)

Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to update voting history for General Election (Section 98.0981, F.S. and Rule 1S-2.043, F.A.C. – Within 30 days after certification of election results for general election)

December 31 Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to submit to the Department of State HAVA Funds Expenditure Reports for use of funds relating to voter education, poll worker recruitment and training, federal elections assistance, voting systems assistance and ballot-on-demand.

Supervisors of Elections may now remove post-election all designated inactive voters who have not voted or attempted to vote, requested an absentee ballot, or updated their voter registration record in two general (federal) elections since they were made inactive. (Section 98.065(4)(c), F.S.; s. 8, NVRA)

All user IDs and passwords issued during prior year for access to statewide absentee ballot request information expires.

Supervisors of Elections should review General Records Retention Schedule 3 for Election Records and conduct public records retention/management for public records that are ready for disposition.

January 2, 2015

Deadline for Department of State to report to the Florida Legislature updated voting and voter information history (Section 98.0981, F.S. – Within 45 days after certification of election results for general election)

Department of State to make publicly available on website compiled precinct level results of the General Election (Section 98.0981, F.S. – Within 45 days after certification of election results for general election)

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