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PUBLIC NOTICES

 

Results of Manual Audit of Voting Equipment for the General Election, November 8, 2016: 


Per 101.591 F.S. and DOE Rule 1S-5.026, following the official certification of the results from the Genera; Election held on November 8, 2016, the Liberty County Canvassing Board met at an advertised meeting held on November 14, 2016 for the purpose of drawing one precinct for the audit.  The precinct drawn was Precinct 2, Annex, and the race was County Referendum.

The Canvassing Board convened on November 14, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. along with a two-member audit team.  All ballots for Precinct No.2 included election day ballots, early voting ballots, and vote-by-mail ballots.  The audit team conducted the audit.  Once the audit was completed, the manual audit tally sheet was turned over to the canvassing board to compare to the official vote totals.  The manual audit tally was as follows:



Referendum Early Voting Election Day Vote-By-Mail Provisional Total
YES 44 34 20 0 98
NO 37 16 24 0 77






Overvotes 0 0 0 0 0
Undervotes 6 4 2 0 12
Indeterminate Votes 0 0 0 0 0

 

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board Meetings are open to the public.  
Liberty County Canvassing Board members attending the audit:

Gina McDowell-Supervisor of Elections

Audit Team: Gina McDowell-Supervisor of Elections, Katelyn Stafford-Deputy Supervisor

 

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The Secretary of State has ordered a machine recount of the US Representative race. The recount will begin Saturday, September 03, 2016, at 11:00am in the courtroom of the Liberty County Courthouse.

 

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Results of Manual Audit of Voting Equipment for the Primary Election, August 30, 2016: 

 

Per 101.591 F.S. and DOE Rule 1S-5.026, following the official certification of the results from the Primary Election held on August 30, 2016, the Liberty County Canvassing Board met at an advertised meeting held on August 30, 2016 for the purpose of drawing one precinct for the audit.  The precinct drawn was Precinct 7, Rock Bluff, and the race was Representative in Congress (REP party).

The Canvassing Board convened on September 1, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. along with a three-member audit team.  All ballots for Precinct No.7 included election day ballots, early voting ballots, and vote-by-mail ballots.  The audit team conducted the audit.  Once the audit was completed, the manual audit tally sheet was turned over to the canvassing board to compare to the official vote totals.  The manual audit tally was as follows:


 

Candidate  Early Voting Election Day Vote-By-Mail Provisional Total
 Neal Dunn  2 6 0 0 8
 Ken Sukhia 0 1 0 0 1
 Mary Thomas 0 6 0 0 6
           
Write-In Candidates  0 0 0 0 0
 Overvotes 0 0 0 0 0
 Undervotes 0 0 0 0 0
 Indeterminate Votes 0 0 0 0 0

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board Meetings are open to the public.  
Liberty County Canvassing Board members attending the audit:

Gina McDowell-Supervisor of Elections

Audit Team: Mary Strickland-Assistant Supervisor, Katelyn Stafford-Deputy Supervisor, Patricia S. Whitfield

 

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Results of Manual Audit of Voting Equipment for the Presidential Preference Primary Election, March 5, 2016: 

 

Per 101.591 F.S. and DOE Rule 1S-5.026, following the official certification of the results from the Presidential Preference Primary Election held on March 15, 2016, the Liberty County Canvassing Board met at an advertised meeting held on March 15, 2016 for the purpose of drawing one precinct for the audit.  The precinct drawn was Precinct 1, Rock Bluff, and the race was President (Dem).

The Canvassing Board convened on March 15, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. along with a three-member audit team.  All ballots for Precinct No.1 included election day ballots, early voting ballots, and absentee ballots.  The audit team conducted the audit.  Once the audit was completed, the manual audit tally sheet was turned over to the canvassing board to compare to the official vote totals.  The manual audit tally was as follows:

 

Candidates

Manual Audit Tally

Voting System Total

Manual Public Tally Total

Difference(+ or -)

Hillary Clinton

94
94
0

Martin O'Malley

5 5
0

Bernie Sanders 

17 17 0

 

 

 

 

Number of Overvoted Ballots:  0

Number of Undervoted Ballots:  1

Number of Indeterminate  Ballots:  0

 

 

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board Meetings are open to the public.  
Liberty County Canvassing Board members attending the audit:

Gina McDowell-Supervisor of Elections

Audit Team: Mary Strickland-Assistant Supervisor, Katelyn Stafford-Deputy Supervisor, 
Freida Ritter-Election Staff

 

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2016 Election Preparation Report

(Details on election staffing, equipment & dates/times)

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Results of Manual Audit of Voting Equipment for the General Election, November 4, 2014

 

Per 101.591 F.S. and DOE Rule 1S-5.026, following the official certification of the results from the General Election held on November 4, 2014, the Liberty County Canvassing Board met at an advertised meeting held on November 4, 2014 for the purpose of drawing one precinct for the audit.  The precinct drawn was Precinct 3, Bristol, and the race was Judge Robert T. Benton.

The Canvassing Board reconvened on November 12, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. along with a three-member audit team.  All ballots for Precinct No.3 included election day ballots, early voting ballots, and absentee ballots.  The audit team conducted the audit.  Once the audit was completed, the manual audit tally sheet was turned over to the canvassing board to compare to the official vote totals.  The manual audit tally was as follows:

 

Judge Roberty T. Benton
Retain (Yes or No)

Manual Audit Tally

Voting System Total

Manual Public Tally Total

Difference(+ or -)

Yes

331
331
0

No

215 215
0

 

 

 

 

Number of Overvoted Ballots:  1

Number of Undervoted Ballots:  83

Number of Indeterminate  Ballots:  0

 

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board Meetings are open to the public. 
Liberty County Canvassing Board members attending the audit:

Kenneth Hosford-County Judge,   Jim Johnson-Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, 
Gina McDowell-Supervisor of Elections  

 

 

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2014 Canvassing Board Election Schedule:

PRIMARY

Logic and Accuracy Test (L&A) – August 5, 2014 (Only 1 Canvassing Board Member need to be present)

Election Day Canvassing – August 26, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m.

Audit – September 3, 2014 @ 9:00 p.m.  (Only 1 Canvassing Board Member need to be present)

 

GENERAL

Logic and Accuracy Test (L&A) – October 20, 2014 (Only 1 Canvassing Board Member need to be present)

Election Day Canvassing – November 4, 2014 @ 3:30 p.m.

Audit – November 12, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m.  (Only 1 Canvassing Board Member need to be present)




 

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Results of Manual Audit of Voting Equipment for the Primary Election, August 26, 2014

 

Per 101.591 F.S. and DOE Rule 1S-5.026, following the official certification of the results from the General Election held on August 26, 2014, the Liberty County Canvassing Board met at an advertised meeting held on September 2, 2014 for the purpose of drawing one precinct for the audit.  The precinct drawn was Precinct 2, Annex, and the race was County Commissioner, District 4.

The Canvassing Board reconvened on September 5, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. along with a three-member audit team.  All ballots for Precinct No.2 included election day ballots, early voting ballots, and absentee ballots.  The audit team conducted the audit.  Once the audit was completed, the manual audit tally sheet was turned over to the canvassing board to compare to the official vote totals.  The manual audit tally was as follows:

 

Candidate Name

Voting System Total

Manual Public Tally Total

Difference (+ or -)

James “Bo” Sanders

88

88

0

Davis Stoutamire

18

18

0

 

Number of Overvoted Ballots:  0

Number of Undervoted Ballots:  1

Number of Indeterminate  Ballots:  0

 

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board Meetings are open to the public. 
Liberty County Canvassing Board members attending the audit:

Kenneth Hosford-County Judge,   Jim Johnson-Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, 
Gina McDowell-Supervisor of Elections  

 

 

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2014 Election Preparation Report 

(Details on election staffing, equipment & dates/times)

 

 

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 Results of Manual Audit of Voting Equipment for the General Election, November 6, 2012 

 

Per 101.591 F.S. and DOE Rule 1S-5.026, following the official certification of the results from the General Election held on November 6, 2012, the Liberty County Canvassing Board met at an advertised meeting held on November 8, 2012 for the purpose of drawing one precinct for the audit.  The precinct drawn was Precinct 3, Bristol, and the race was Constitutional Amendment No 1.

The Canvassing Board reconvened on November 16, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. along with a three-member audit team.  All ballots for Precinct No.3included election day ballots, early voting ballots, and absentee ballots.  There was provisional ballot for Precinct No.3.  The audit team conducted the audit.  Once the audit was completed, the manual audit tally sheet was turned over to the canvassing board to compare to the official vote totals.  The manual audit tally was as follows:

 

Constitutional Amendment #1

Manual Audit Tally

Voting System Total

Manual Public Tally Total

Difference(+ or -)

Yes

395
393
                     -2

                                    No

                       320                               320
0

 

                    

Number of ballots Overvoted: 0

Number of ballots Undervoted: 91

Number of Questionable ballots: 2 (Reconciled as Yes votes)

 

 

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board Meetings are open to the public.  Liberty County Canvassing Board members attending the audit:

Kenneth Hosford-County Judge,   Davis Stoutamire-Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners,  Marcia Wood-Supervisor of Elections  

 

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PUBLIC MEETING OF THE LIBERTY COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD AND CANVASSING OF THE ABSENTEE BALLOTS, PROVISIONAL BALLOTS AND MANUAL AUDIT OF EQUIPMENT FOR THE NOVEMBER 6, 2012, GENERAL ELECTION 

All meetings of the Liberty County Canvassing Board are open to the public and will be conducted for the General Election in the courtroom at the Liberty County courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida. Sealed absentee ballots received for the General Election will be available for public inspection from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Election Day at the office of the Supervisor of Elections, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida. Pursuant to Section 101.68(2)(c)2, Florida Statutes, if any elector or candidate present believes that an absentee ballot is illegal due to a defect apparent on the voter’s certificate, he or she may, at any time before the ballot is removed from the envelope, file with the canvassing board a protest against the canvass of the ballot, specifying the precinct, the ballot, and the reason he or she believes the ballot to be illegal.  A challenge based upon a defect in the voter’s certificate may not be accepted after the ballot has been removed from the mailing envelope. 

The Liberty County Canvassing Board will convene at 5:00 p.m. Election Day in the courtroom at the Liberty County courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida.  The absentee ballots will be canvassed, processed through the ballot tabulator and the canvassing board will perform any other duties that may be prescribed by law.  Results, however, will not be printed until after 7:00 p.m. when polls are closed. 

The Canvassing Board will canvass precinct returns on election night following the receipt of results from each poll. 

 

The canvass of provisional ballots cast for the Primary Election will be Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 4:45 p.m. in the Supervisor of Elections’ office at the Liberty County courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida. Thereafter, the Canvassing Board will conduct the random selection of a race from all available races on the ballots and a precinct in order to conduct a manual audit of the voting system.

The Canvassing Board will reconvene on November 16, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. to canvass absentee ballots from overseas voters, if any, and perform any other duties as prescribed by law.  The manual audit would then follow thereafter. 

It may become necessary for the Canvassing Board to reconvene for subsequent meetings after November 6, 2012, for reasons other than those indicated above.  If so, the time and date will be posted at the office and website of the Supervisor of Elections and announced at the conclusion of the meeting. In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board meetings are open to the public.

/s/Marcia Wood
Supervisor of Elections
Liberty County, Florida 

 

 

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Results of Manual Audit of Voting Equipment

for the Primary Election, August 14, 2012 

 

Per 101.591 F.S. and DOE Rule 1S-5.026, following the official certification of the results from the Primary Election held on August 14, 2012, the Liberty County Canvassing Board met at an advertised meeting held on August 16, 2012 for the purpose of drawing one precinct for the audit.  The precinct drawn was Precinct 1, Rock Bluff, and the race was County Commissioner-District 1.

The Canvassing Board reconvened on August 17, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. along with a two-member audit team.  All ballots for Precinct No.1 included election day ballots, early voting ballots, and absentee ballots.  There were no provisional ballots for Precinct No.1.  The audit team conducted the audit.  Once the audit was completed, the manual audit tally sheet was turned over to the canvassing board to compare to the official vote totals. The manual audit tally was as follows:

 

 

 

 

Candidate

Manual Audit Tally

Voting System Total

Manual Public Tally Total

Difference (+ or -)

Dwayne "Bubba"Branch

45
45
0

Albert "Butch" Butcher

48 48
0

Stafford Stanley Dawson

135
135
0

 

                    

Number of ballots Overvoted: 0

Number of ballots Undervoted: 3

Number of Questionable ballots: 0

 

Following the comparison of the Manual Audit Tally and the official vote totals, the totals matched with no discrepancies. 

 

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board Meetings are open to the public.  Liberty County Canvassing Board members attending the audit:

 

 

Kenneth Hosford-County Judge,   Dexter Barber-Chariman of the Board of County Commissioners,  Marcia Wood-Supervisor of Elections   

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PUBLIC MEETING OF THE LIBERTY COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD AND CANVASSING OF THE ABSENTEE BALLOTS AND PROVISIONAL BALLOTS FOR THE AUGUST 14, 2012,
PRIMARY ELECTION
 

All meetings of the Liberty County Canvassing Board are open to the public and will be conducted for the Primary Election in the courtroom at the Liberty County courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida. 

Sealed absentee ballots received for the Primary will be available for public inspection from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Election Day at the office of the Supervisor of Elections, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida.   

Pursuant to Section 101.68(2)(c)2, Florida Statutes, if any elector or candidate present believes that an absentee ballot is illegal due to a defect apparent on the voter’s certificate, he or she may, at any time before the ballot is removed from the envelope, file with the canvassing board a protest against the canvass of the ballot, specifying the precinct, the ballot, and the reason he or she believes the ballot to be illegal.  A challenge based upon a defect in the voter’s certificate may not be accepted after the ballot has been removed from the mailing envelope. 

The Liberty County Canvassing Board will convene at 5:00 p.m. Election Day in the courtroom at the Liberty County courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida.The absentee ballots will be canvassed, processed through the ballot tabulator and the canvassing board will perform any other duties that may be prescribed by law.  Results, however, will not be announced until after 7:00 p.m. when polls are closed. 

The Canvassing Board will canvass precinct returns on election night following the receipt of results from each poll. The canvass of provisional ballots cast for the Primary will be August 16, 2012, at 4:45 p.m. in the office of the Supervisor of Elections located in the Liberty County Courthouse.   

If a determination is made that no recount of any race(s) will be necessary, the Canvassing Board will reconvene at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2012 in the Supervisor of Elections’ office located at the Liberty County courthouse at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida to conduct the random selection of a precinct and a race in order to conduct a manual audit of the voting system.   

The Liberty County Canvassing Board will convene at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 17, 2012 in the courtroom at the Liberty County courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida to conduct the manual audit of the voting system.  If it is necessary for the canvassing board to postpone the audit due to a called recount, the date and time for the audit will be posted at the office and website of the Supervisor of Elections.  

It may become necessary for the Canvassing Board to reconvene after August 14, 2012, for reasons other than those indicated above.  If so, the time and date will be posted at the office and website of the Supervisor of Elections and announced at the conclusion of the August 14th meeting. In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board meetings are open to the public. 

/s/ Marcia Wood
Supervisor of Elections
Liberty County, Florida

Updated August 2, 2012     10:22:37

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Results of Manual Audit of Voting Equipment

for the Presidential Preference Primary Election, January 31, 2012

 

Per 101.591 F.S. and DOE Rule 1S-5.026, following the official certification of the results from the Presidential Preference Primary Election held on January 31, 2012, the Liberty County Canvassing Board met at an advertised meeting held on February 1, 2012 for the purpose of drawing one precinct for the audit.  The precinct drawn was Precinct 3, Bristol. 

The Canvassing Board reconvened on February 3, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. along with a two-member audit team.  All ballots for Precinct No. 3 included election day ballots, early voting ballots, and absentee ballots.  There were no provisional ballots for Precinct No. 3.  The audit team conducted the audit.  Once the audit was completed, the manual audit tally sheet was turned over to the canvassing board to compare to the official vote totals. The manual audit tally for was as follows:

 

Candidate

Manual Audit Tally

Voting System Total

Manual Public Tally Total

Difference (+ or -)

Michele Bachman

0 0

0

Herman Cain

0

0

0

Newt Gingrich

23

23

0

Jon Huntsman

0

0

0

Gary Johnson

0

0

0
Ron Paul

4

4

0
Rick Perry

0

0

0
Mitt Romney

19

19

0
Rick Santorium

9

9

0

 

                    

Number of ballots Overvoted: 0

Number of ballots Undervoted: 1

Number of Questionable ballots: 0

 

Following the comparison of the Manual Audit Tally and the official vote totals, the totals matched with no discrepancies. 

 

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board Meetings are open to the public.  Liberty County Canvassing Board members attending the audit:

 

 

Kenneth Hosford-County Judge,   Dexter Barber-Chariman of the Board of County Commissioners,  Marcia Wood-Supervisor of Elections   

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PUBLIC MEETING OF THE LIBERTY COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD AND CANVASSING OF THE ABSENTEE BALLOTS AND PROVISIONAL BALLOTS FOR THE JANUARY 31, 2012, PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY 

All meetings of the Liberty County Canvassing Board are open to the public and will be conducted for the Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) in the courtroom at the Liberty County courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida. 

Sealed absentee ballots received for the PPP will be available for public inspection from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Election Day at the office of the Supervisor of Elections, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida.

Pursuant to Section 101.68(2)(c)2, Florida Statutes, if any elector or candidate present believes that an absentee ballot is illegal due to a defect apparent on the voter’s certificate, he or she may, at any time before the ballot is removed from the envelope, file with the canvassing board a protest against the canvass of the ballot, specifying the precinct, the ballot, and the reason he or she believes the ballot to be illegal.  A challenge based upon a defect in the voter’s certificate may not be accepted after the ballot has been removed from the mailing envelope.

The Liberty County Canvassing Board will convene at 6:00 p.m. Election Day in courtroom at the Liberty County courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida.The absentee ballots will be canvassed, processed through the ballot tabulator and the canvassing board will perform any other duties that may be prescribed by law.  Results, however, will not be announced until after 7:00 p.m. when polls are closed.

The Canvassing Board will canvass precinct returns on election night following the receipt of results from each poll. The canvass of provisional ballots cast for the PPP will be February 2, 2012, at 4:45 p.m. in the office of the Supervisor of Elections located in the Liberty County Courthouse.  The Canvassing Board will reconvene on February 10, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. if necessary, to canvass absentee ballots from overseas voters and perform any other duties as prescribed by law.

If all overseas ballots are returned and canvassed on election night, the Canvassing Board will reconvene at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2012 in the Supervisor of Elections’ office located at the Liberty County courthouse at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida to conduct the random selection of a precinct in order to conduct a manual audit of the voting system.  The same race is on all ballots.

The Liberty County Canvassing Board will convene at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, February 3, 2012 in the courtroom at the Liberty County courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida to conduct the manual audit of the voting system.  If it is necessary for the canvassing board to reconvene to canvass overseas ballots on February 10th, the date and time for the audit will be posted at the office and website of the Supervisor of Elections.

It may become necessary for the Canvassing Board to reconvene after January 31, 2012, for reasons other than those indicated above.  If so, the time and date will be posted at the office and website of the Supervisor of Elections and announced at the conclusion of the January 31st meeting.

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board meetings are open to the public. 

Marcia Wood
Supervisor of Elections
Liberty County

 

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