Sarasota County, FL - Board of Elections

 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

SARASOTA COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD

FOR THE MARCH 17, 2020

PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY

 

The Sarasota County Canvassing Board for the March 17, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary is scheduled to meet as follows:

 

Thursday, January 16, 1 p.m. – Orientation meeting

 

Monday, February 24, 8:30 a.m. – Initial vote-by-mail ballot canvass

 

Wednesday, February 26, 9 a.m. -- Logic and accuracy test of voting equipment

 

Thursday, February 27, 9 a.m. – Begin tabulation of vote-by-mail ballots (continue daily as needed)

 

Friday, March 6, 9 a.m. – Canvass of vote-by-mail ballots

 

Wednesday, March 11, 9 a.m. – Canvass of vote-by-mail ballots continues

 

Monday, March 16, 3:30 p.m. – Canvass of vote-by-mail ballots continues

 

Tuesday, March 17, 5 p.m. – Canvass of vote-by-mail ballots and tabulation of results (7 p.m.)

 

Thursday, March 19, 5:30 p.m. – Final Canvass of vote-by-mail and provisional ballots

 

Friday, March 27, 4:30 p.m. – 10-day overseas vote-by-mail ballot canvass and certification of election

 

Tuesday, March 31, 9 a.m. – Manual post-election certification audit

 

Following the initial vote-by-mail canvass, ballot opening and processing will continue daily (weekdays) as needed, to completion. However, no results will be released until after the polls close on March 17.

 

All meetings will take place at the Office of the Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections, 1st floor, 2001 Adams Lane, Sarasota, Florida, and, in accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, are open to the public. Call 941.861.8610 for more information.

 

In the event the canvassing board needs additional time to canvass and there is not time to advertise a change in the above schedule, pursuant to §102.141(2), Florida Statutes, notice of change will be posted at SarasotaVotes.com.

 

 

/s/

Ron Turner

Supervisor of Elections

Sarasota County , Florida

Published January 7, 2020