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Notice 4: City of Orlando Canvassing Board Certification of the December 3, 2019 Municipal Run-Off Election and Post-Election Audit

The City of Orlando Canvassing Board for the December 3, 2019 Municipal Run-Off Election will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019, at the office of the Orange County Supervisor of Elections, 119 W. Kaley St., Orlando, Florida, to certify the results of the Municipal Run-Off Election held on December 3, 2019 and to conduct an audit of the voting system used in the December 3, 2019 Municipal Run-Off Election, pursuant to Section 101.591, Florida Statutes.

Denise Aldridge
City Clerk
City of Orlando, Florida

Note: Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, states that if a person decides to appeal any decision by a board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if any person with a disability, as defined by the ADA, needs special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, then not later than two business days prior to the proceeding, he or she should contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 407-836-2070.

Notice 3: City of Orlando Canvassing Board Schedule and Public Test of Vote Tabulating Equipment for the December 3, 2019 Municipal Run-Off Election

The following meetings of the City of Orlando Canvassing Board are open to the public and will be held at the office of the Orange County Supervisor of Elections, 119 W. Kaley Street, Orlando, Florida.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m. Canvassing Board – Public test of voting equipment and ballot tabulating equipment to be used for the December 3, 2019, Run-Off Election.
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (Election Day). Public viewing of sealed vote- by-mail ballots.*  Electors or candidates who want to view sealed vote-by-mail ballots that are received by the Supervisor of Elections after this scheduled time, must be present as the ballots are received and must make a request to Supervisor of Elections staff.
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 10:00 a.m. Canvassing Board – Canvass vote-by-mail ballots and provisional ballots, if any.
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 5:00 p.m. Canvassing Board – Canvass the election, including additional vote-by-mail ballots and provisional ballots, if any.
  • Friday, December 6, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Canvassing Board – Canvass additional vote-by-mail and provisional ballots (if needed), machine recount (if necessary), manual recount following machine recount (if necessary), certify official results, conduct random selection and Post-Election Audit, and perform any other additional duties as needed.

*All public viewing periods will end promptly at the scheduled time and be conducted in accordance with the Canvassing Board’s Public Viewing Process.

Pursuant to Section 101.68(2), Florida Statutes, if any elector or candidate present believes that a vote-by-mail ballot is illegal due to a defect apparent on the voter’s certificate or the vote-by- mail ballot affidavit, 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 that 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 or the vote-by-mail ballot affidavit may not be accepted after the ballot has been removed from the mailing envelope.

Meetings are conditional and subject to change. If it is necessary for the Board to meet at dates and times not listed, the time, date and location will be posted at the office of the Supervisor of Elections and/or on the Supervisor of Elections website and on the City Clerk’s website and on the City of Orlando Official Calendar and announced at the conclusion of the preceding meeting. Additionally, each meeting may be continued from time to time as needed to address the matters before the Canvassing Board at such meeting and the Canvassing Board may discuss other issues or address other matters, in addition to those set forth above, to accomplish the functions of the Canvassing Board.

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, these meetings will be open to the public.

NOTE: Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, states that if a person decides to appeal any decision by a board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if any person with a disability, as defined by the ADA, needs special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, then not later than two business days prior to the proceeding, he or she should contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 407-836-2070.

Notice 2: Meetings of the City of Orlando Canvassing Board and Canvassing of the Vote-By-Mail Ballots for the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election

The following meetings of the City of Orlando Canvassing Board are open to the public and will be held at the office of the Orange County Supervisor of Elections, 119 W. Kaley Street, Orlando, Florida.

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. Public viewing of sealed vote-by-mail ballots.*
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 a.m. Canvassing Board – Canvass vote-by-mail ballots.
  • Friday, November 1, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 am. Public viewing of sealed vote-by-mail ballots that were not part of a previous public viewing.*
  • Friday, November 1, 2019, 11:00 a.m. Canvassing Board – Canvass vote-by-mail ballots.
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Public viewing of sealed vote-by-mail ballots that were not part of a previous public viewing.* Those who want to view sealed vote-by-mail ballots after this scheduled time, must be present as the ballots are received and must make a request to Supervisor of Elections staff.
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 4:00 p.m. (Election Day). Canvassing Board – Canvass the election, including additional vote-by-mail ballots and provisional ballots.
  • Friday, November 8, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Canvassing Board – Canvass additional vote-by-mail and provisional ballots, (if needed); certify 1st unofficial results, machine recount (if necessary), manual recount following machine recount (if necessary); certify 2nd official results/official results, conduct Post-Election Audit, and perform any other additional duties as needed.

*All public viewing periods will end promptly at the scheduled time and be conducted in accordance with the Canvassing Board’s Public Viewing Process.

Pursuant to Section 101.68(2), Florida Statutes, if any elector or candidate present believes that a vote-by-mail ballot is illegal due to a defect apparent on the voter’s certificate or the vote-by- mail ballot affidavit, 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 that 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 or the vote-by-mail ballot affidavit may not be accepted after the ballot has been removed from the mailing envelope.

Meetings are conditional and subject to change. If it is necessary for the Board to meet at dates and times not listed, the time, date and location will be posted at the office of the Supervisor of Elections and/or on the Supervisor of Elections website and announced at the conclusion of the preceding meeting. Additionally, each meeting may be continued from time to time as needed to address the matters before the Canvassing Board at such meeting and the Canvassing Board may discuss other issues or address other matters, in addition to those set forth above, to accomplish the functions of the Canvassing Board.

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, these meetings will be open to the public.

Note: Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, states that if a person decides to appeal any decision by a board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if any person with a disability, as defined by the ADA, needs special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, then not later than two business days prior to the proceeding, he or she should contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 407-836-2070.

Notice 1: City of Orlando Canvassing Board Certification of the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election and Post-Election Audit

The City of Orlando Canvassing Board for the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019, at the office of the Orange County Supervisor of Elections, 119 W. Kaley St., Orlando, Florida, to certify the results of the Municipal Election held on November 5, 2019 and to conduct an audit of the voting system used in the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election, pursuant to Section 101.591, Florida Statutes.

Denise Aldridge
City Clerk
City of Orlando, Florida

Note: Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, states that if a person decides to appeal any decision by a board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if any person with a disability, as defined by the ADA, needs special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, then not later than two business days prior to the proceeding, he or she should contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 407-836-2070.


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Historical Information

Notice: The Information contained herein is based on wages, laws and election requirements for the City of Orlando Elections. For information on county, state or national elections, visit the Orange County Supervisor of Elections.

Election Results  The results of City elections from 1939 to 2017.

Previous Election Information  – Financial reports and other information from the 2000 to 2017 elections.

Where to Vote – Voter’s Registration applications must be completed at any of Florida’s mandated sites, any Supervisor of Elections office, by mail, or any outreach location.  Visit Orange County Supervisor of Elections or the Florida Division of Elections to find out how to register or where your polling place is.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is the next City of Orlando election being held?
A:  The election will take place on November 5, 2019. If necessary, a run-off election will be held on December 3, 2019.

Q: Why would a run-off be needed?
A:  If there are more than two candidates and no one candidate receives a majority of the votes, the top two candidates will face off in a run-off election.

Q: Which seats are up for election?
A:  There will be an election for Mayor and Commissioner in District 6.

Q: Who are the candidates?
A:  You will see a list of candidates and information about their campaign finances here.

Q: How do I verify that I am registered to vote in Orange County already?
A:  Visit the Orange County Supervisor of Elections website to verify your registration. If you still have questions, please call the City Clerk’s office at 407.246.2251

 

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