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Public Notice
Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections
Primary Election, August 18, 2020
FL Statutes: 101.5612, 101.572, 101.68

The Canvassing Board of Charlotte County will convene pursuant to Florida Statute 101.5612, Testing of Tabulating Equipment. The equipment which will be used for the 2020 Primary Election will be tested on Monday, July 27th, 2020 at 9:00 AM, beginning at the Elections Warehouse, 25510 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, and from there will continue at the office of the Supervisor of Elections, 226 Taylor Street in Punta Gorda. The election will be held on August 18th, 2020.

The Charlotte County Canvassing Board will convene pursuant to Florida Statutes 101.68, Tuesday, August 4th, at 9:00 am, Monday August 10th, at 9:00 am, Friday August 14th, at 1:00 pm, Monday August 17th, at 9:00 am and Tuesday August 18th, at 1 pm to canvass the Vote By Mail ballots for the Primary Election, August 18th, 2020.  They will meet at the Supervisor of Elections office, 226 Taylor Street, Punta Gorda.

The Canvassing Board will meet on August 20th, 2020 at 5:00 pm to canvass Provisional Ballots and Signature Cure Affidavits, certify the Unofficial Results and randomly select a race and precinct in preparation of an Audit. On August 25th, 2020 at 9:00 am the Canvassing Board will meet to certify and file the Official Results and Conduct of Elections. On August 28th, 2020 at 9:00 am, the Canvassing Board will meet to perform the Audit.

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, the above meetings will be open to the public.

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


Hon. Paul A. Stamoulis
Supervisor of Elections – Charlotte County