Voter Confidence  ·  Excellent Service  ·  Accurate & Efficient Elections  ·  Responsible Financial Stewardship

About the Office

The duties of the Supervisor of Elections include:

  • Conduct all public elections in Lake County
  • Register voters and issue voter registration cards
  • Serve as a member of the canvassing board
  • Certify election returns to the Florida Division of Elections' Canvassing Commission
  • Maintain voter registration rolls by removing voters who are deceased, no longer live in the county, or for other reasons, are no longer eligible to vote in Lake County
  • Accept vote-by-mail (a.k.a. absentee ballots) requests and send, receive and verify the ballots
  • Qualify candidates for county offices
  • Receive candidate and committee campaign treasurer's reports and provide copies to the public upon request
  • Send advance notice of elections to voters who are overseas or in the military
  • Act as the filing officer for financial disclosure reports from elected and appointed county officials
  • Makes financial disclosure reports available and provides copies upon request
  • Layout and print ballots
  • Maintain election equipment
  • Hire and train poll workers
  • Secure polling places
  • Maintain statistics on election results, voting history and voter registration
  • Verify signatures for initiative petitions and candidate qualifying petitions
  • Redistricting and maintaining precinct information
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