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ELECTION NEWS


 

 VOTER INFORMATION CARDS

CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION STATUS BY CLICKING THE "MY REGISTRATION STATUS" IN THE MENU ABOVE.

Please check your voter information card to ensure that all information is current and correct.  If the residence address or last name that is printed on the card is different than your current residence address or last name, please update your voter information with our office before voting in an election.   You may update your voter information at our office at 971 W. Duval Street, by phone at (386) 758-1026, by email to registration@votecolumbia.com or online through the link ​​​​Update Voter Information/Register.  To do an address update within Columbia County or if you have moved from another county in Florida (and are a registered voter), please use the Address Change Form.  Changes may also be made at our Fort White office at 17579 SW State Road 47 (open Wednesday and Thursday).   Signature updates for use in verifying vote-by-mail and provisional ballots must be received by the Supervisor of Elections no later than the start of the canvassing of the vote-by-mail ballots (Florida Statute 98.077).

REMEMBER - the Voter Information Card serves as an information card only (shows your polling location, districts, etc.).  To vote you must present photo identification with a signature such as a  Florida Driver's License, Florida Identification Card, US Passport, Military ID, credit or debit card, Student ID, Retirement Center ID, Neighborhood Association ID, Public Assistance ID, Veteran Health ID (issued by the US Department of Veterans Affairs), a license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm (issued pursuant to FS 790.06) or an Employee ID issued by the Federal Government, the State Government, County or Municipal Government.

NEW ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION

Online voter registration is now available as of October 1, 2017 via the Florida Division of Elections! Register to vote or update your current registration at RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov. It’s secure, convenient and easy-to-use!  Information about online voter registration is available at Voter Quick Facts and Voter FAQ's.  We encourage you to read about this exciting way to register to vote or update your voter registration record.

VOTE-BY-MAIL (ABSENTEE) REQUESTS

Vote-by-Mail (absentee) Requests for the 2018 election cycle have been mailed to all voters who requested and/or voted by mail in the 2016 election cycle.  If you would like to vote-by-mail in the November 6, 2018 General Election, please contact our office at (386) 758-1026, ext 3105.  You may also request a vote-by-mail ballot online by selecting Vote-by-Mail from the menu above (or click the link).  Then select Requesting a Vote-by-Mail Ballot, Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot.

2018 POLLING LOCATION CHANGES

Please check the Precinct Finder in the menu above (or the list of precincts (menu above) if you know your precinct number) to determine where you will vote on Election Day (November 6, 2018).  Remember you may also Early Vote at the Supervisor of Elections office or the Fort White branch office (check the early voting dates on the Home page) or contact our office to receive a Vote-By-Mail ballot.

NOVEMBER 6, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION
CANVASSING BOARD MEETINGS

All Canvassing Board Meetings
are held at the main office of the
Supervisor of Elections
971 W. Duval St, Suite 102
Lake City, Florida

Public Logic and Accuracy Test (L&A) - October 17, 2018 9:00am

Canvass Vote-By-Mail Ballots:
October 29, 2018, 8:30am
October 31, 2018, 1:00pm
November 2, 2018, 1:00pm
Canvassing Board may meet October 30, November 1 and November 5, if required.
November 6, 2018, 1:00 pm and 5:00pm until done

Provisional Ballots - November 8, 2018, 5:00pm

Recount(s) - if required

will be scheduled by the Canvassing Board to be conducted
before 3:00pm, November 11, 2018. 
Check with the Elections Office for updates on Recounts.

Voting System Audit
November 19, 2018, 9:00am

CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION COMMISSION

The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) convenes once every 20 years to examine the Florida Constitution and propose changes for voter consideration.  The proposed constitutional changes by the CRC will appear on the
November 6, 2018 General Election ballot. 
Sixty (60) percent voter approval is required for the
proposed 
change to become part of the Constitution.

For more information click Constitutional Revision Commission Ballot Guide.


CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS BY CITIZEN INITIATIVE
FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENTS FOR THE 2018 GENERAL ELECTION

For information on Financial Impacts from proposed constitutional amendments placed on the ballot by citizens' initiative petition please click Constitutional Amendments by Citizen Intiative.


JUDICIAL MERIT RETENTION FOR THE
NOVEMBER 6, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION

Please click the link The Vote's in Your Court
for information on retention of
Supreme Court Justices and First District Court of Appeal Judges.

NOVEMBER 6, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION PREPARATION REPORT

(PER FLORIDA STATUTE 100.032)

Click GENERAL ELECTION PREPARATION REPORT