RULE NO: RULE TITLE
1S-2.027: Clear Indication of Voter's Choice on a Ballot
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of the proposed amendments is to update the rule to reflect more accurately the process, in the event of a manual recount, for determining whether a person has made a definite choice on an optical scan ballot for a candidate, issue choice or judicial retention choice.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Determination of Voter’s Choice on a Ballot.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 20.10(3), 97.012(1), 102.166 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 102.166 FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, May 23, 2007, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
PLACE: Village of Baytowne Wharf, 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway, West, Azalea Ballroom, Sandestin, Florida 32550
NOTICE UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: Any person needing special accommodations to participate in this proposed rule development workshop should contact the Department of State at 1(850)245-6500 no later than 7 days before the workshop (May 16, 2007). Any person who is hearing or speech impaired may contact the Department by using the Florida Relay Service with the following toll free numbers: 1(800)955-8770 (voice) or 1(800)955-8771.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Amy Tuck, Director, Division of Elections, Florida Department of State, 500 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250, (850)245-6500