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Primary Election
August 23, 2022 

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 Registration deadline is July 25, 2022.


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November 8, 2022

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Legal Notice for 2022 Primary Election

LEGAL NOTICE
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE - 2022 PRIMARY ELECTION
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD EVENTS

    Access to Ballot Material –

Those qualified to receive access to ballot materials pursuant to 101.572(2), Florida Statutes, may request an appointment during designated Public Inspection by email at Melissa@voteokeechobee.gov or by telephone at 863-763-4014. Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of requested access and must include specific materials to which the requestor would like access.

    *Notice is hereby given that meetings of the Okeechobee County Canvassing Board will be held on the following dates: This notice is provided pursuant to F.S. 102.112 , F.S. 102.141, and F.S. 101.591, and has been posted pursuant to F.S. 101.5612(2)

    July 29, 2022    
        9:30 a.m.                                    Logic and Accuracy Test
    August 12, 2022
        9:30-10:00 a.m.                          Public Inspection of Mail Ballots 
        10:00 a.m.                                  Opening of Mail Ballots (Batch 1) 
                                                           Process and duplication of Mail Ballots 
    August 19, 2022
        9:3010:00 a.m.                            Public Inspection of Mail Ballots 
        10:00 a.m.                                   Opening of Mail Ballots (Batch 1 cont.) 
                                                            Process and duplication of Mail Ballots
    August 22, 2022
         4:00 p.m.                                    Upload Mail Ballots and Early Vote Results
    August 23, 2022    
         8:30-9:00 a.m.                            Public Inspection of Mail Ballots received 
         9:00 a.m.                                    Opening of Mail Ballots
                                                            Process and duplicate Mail Ballots 
         5:00-5:30 p.m.                            Public Inspection of Mail Ballots 
         5:30 p.m.                                    Opening of Mail Ballots        
                                                            Process and duplication of Mail Ballots
         7:00 p.m.                                    Canvass of Election Returns
    August 25, 2022
         5:00 p.m.                                    Canvass of Provisional Ballots 

                                                            1st Unofficial Certification *
    August 26 and / or August 27, 2022
         8:30 a.m.                                     Recount (if necessary)    
    August 29, 2022
         4:00 p.m.                                    Official Certification, Conduct of Election  *
                                                            (Selection of precinct and race for Audit, if no manual recount)
   August 31, 2022    
         10:00 a.m.                                     Audit of Selected Precinct and Race    

*(If all ballots have been canvassed and there has been no recount and all ballots have been received the canvassing board will sign both the 1st Unofficial Certification and the Official Certification on the same date as well as conduct the random selection of precinct/race to be audited)    

**101.6592 (3,b) Does not apply to Primary Elections (UOCAVA 10-day return period.) 01/03/2022

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

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

Melissa Arnold
Supervisor of Elections
Okeechobee County

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  VOTERS NEEDING LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE

Persons needing language assistance under section (4)(e) of the Voting Rights Act, defined as persons educated in an American flag school in which the predominant classroom language was other than English, please contact the office at (863) 763-4014, visit www.VoteOkeechobee.gov or ask for assistance at your local polling place.

 

VOTANTES QUE NECESITAN ASISTENCIA IDIOMA

Las personas que necesitan ayuda con el idioma en la sección (4) (e) de la Ley de Derecho al Voto, definidos como personas educadas en una escuela de bandera de Estados Unidos en la que el lenguaje de clase predominante era que no sea Inglés, por favor, póngase en contacto con la oficina al (863) 763-4014, www.VoteOkeechobee.gov visitar o pedir ayuda en su centro electoral local.

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Melissa Arnold, Okeechobee County Supervisor of Elections

304 NW 2nd Street, Room 144, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 (Historic Courthouse Building)

PHONE: (863) 763-4014 ● FAX: (863) 763-0152
EMAIL: Elections@voteokeechobee.gov

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