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Public Notice

BOOK CLOSING DEADLINE

The deadline to register to vote or change your political party affiliation in order to participate in an upcoming election is 29 days before the election. The registration deadlines for 2020 are:

Primary Election: July 20, 2020

General Election: October 5, 2020

If you wish to register to vote or change your political party affiliation, visit RegistertoVoteFlorida.gov.

If you have relocated from another Florida county to Holmes County, or relocated within Holmes County change your address with the Supervisor of Elections office as soon as possible.

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PUBLIC TEST OF VOTE TABULATING EQUIPMENT

The Holmes County Canvassing Board will convene in the office of the Supervisor of Elections, 201 N. Oklahoma St., Ste.102, Bonifay, Florida, at 9:30 A.M. on Friday, July 24, 2020.  The Canvassing Board is convening for the testing of the ballot tabulating equipment to be used for the August 18, 2020 Primary Election.  The Canvassing Board may also discuss other matters relating to the August 18, 2020 Primary Election and November 3, 2020 General Election.  This meeting is open to the public.

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EARLY VOTING DATES AND TIMES FOR

Primary Election are as follows:

Monday, August 3, 2020 through Saturday, August 8, 2020 -  8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 9, 2020 -  9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Monday, August 10, 2020 through Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Early voters will have reserved parking in the rear of the courthouse.The back door to the Supervisor of Elections office will be open during the Early Voting hours.If you choose to come through the main (front) entrance of the courthouse, you will be required to exit through the back door of the courthouse.There will be no entry or re-entry available to the main part of the county courthouse from the Supervisor of Elections office which is located in the basement of the courthouse.

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BOOK CLOSING DEADLINE

The Registration Books will close Monday, July 20, 2020 for the August 18, 2020 Primary Election. The Registration Book Closing Date is the statewide deadline to register to vote OR change your political party affiliation if you are already registered to vote. For first time voters in Florida, a completed voter registration form must be in the Supervisor of Elections office or postmarked, by the Book Closing Date. If you have relocated from another Florida county to Holmes County, or relocated within Holmes County remember to change your address with the Supervisor of Elections office as soon as possible.

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DEADLINE TO REQUEST VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT

The deadline to request a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the 2020 Primary Election is Saturday, August 8, 2020. You may request by calling 547-1107; at www.holmeselections.com; by mail or in person at 201 N. Oklahoma St., Ste. 102, Bonifay, FL 32425

VERY IMPORTANT:Please make sure that your signature on file in the Supervisor of Elections Office is current when voting by mail.Florida Statute 101.68 requires that the signature on the vote-by-mail voter certificate must match the voter signature on file in the Supervisor of Elections office.

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 Public Notice

CANVASS VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS

The Holmes County Canvassing Board will convene in the office of the Supervisor of Elections, 201 N. Oklahoma St., Ste. 102, Bonifay, Florida to canvass vote-by-mail ballots on the following dates:

Monday, July 27, 2020 at 9:30 AM

Monday, August 17, 2020 at 9:30 AM

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 4:00 and 6:00 PM

The Holmes County Canvassing Board will convene in the main court room on the 2nd floor of the Holmes County Courthouse, 201 N. Oklahoma St, Bonifay, Florida to canvass vote-by-mail ballots on the following dates:

Monday, August 3, 2020 at 9:30 AM

Monday, August 10, 2020 at 9:30 AM

Vote-by-Mail Certificate Envelopes for the 2020 Primary Election will be available for public inspection one hour prior to each Canvassing Board Meeting.In order to view Vote-By-Mail ballot certificates on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 after 4:00 PM, you must be present.

Holmes County-Therisa Meadows, Supervisor of Elections

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 CANVASS PROVISIONAL BALLOTS/VOTE-BY-MAIL CURE AFFIDAVITS

The Holmes County Canvassing Board will convene in the office of the Supervisor of Elections, 201 N. Oklahoma St., Ste. 102, Bonifay, Florida on August 20, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. to canvass provisional ballots cast and Vote by Mail Cure Affidavits in the 2020 Primary Election.

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AUDIT OF 2020 PRIMARY ELECTION VOTING SYSTEM

The Holmes County Canvassing Board will convene in the office of the Supervisor of Elections, 201 N. Oklahoma St., Ste. 102, Bonifay, Florida on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 9:30 AM to conduct an audit of the voting equipment used in the 2020 Primary Election.

Holmes County-Therisa Meadows, Supervisor of Elections