The Clerk of the Circuit Court provides a list of persons that have been convicted of a felony or a case file of a convicted felon is provided by the Department of State. In either case a letter of notification is sent to each individual who is registered to vote. The letter explains how to obtain the restoration of civil rights as well as an affirmation to deny or appeal the information that was obtained. F.S. 98.075(5)
Once the letter is mailed to the individual, the individual has 30 days to respond by telephone or by signed returned affirmation. If no contact is attempted by the individual, the name and last known address of the individual is published in the local newspaper. The individual has 30 days to respond to the Supervisor of Elections. If no response is made from the individual from the published newspaper notice, then the person is removed from the voter registration books. F.S. 98.075(7)
If a voter is removed due to a felony conviction and they would like to restore their voting rights they may contact the Office of Executive Clemency at 850-488-2952.
If a voter believes that they have been erroneously removed from the voter registration books, they may contact Therisa Meadows at the Supervisor of Elections office at 547-1107.
Links that may be helpful to individuals inquiring about Civil Rights Restoration:
The Holmes County Supervisor of Elections office is a public entity subject to Chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes concerning public records. E-mail messages are covered under such laws and are thus subject to disclosure.Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing