Active Registered Voters
as of 04/19/2014
Democrats:
3,627
Republicans:
498
Others:
284
Total:
4,409

PUBLIC NOTICES

 

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.3 included 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

00

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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Webpage updated: 2012-11-20   14:03:48


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