The Reasonable Access process has been designed to comply with
FS 101.6104 and 101.572 regarding inspection of Vote-by-Mail Ballots.
Those Authorized for Reasonable Access for Inspection of Ballots are:
- Candidate or Authorized Designee
- Political Party Official or Authorized Designee
- Political Committee Official or Authorized Designee
Those authorized must complete the Inspection of Ballots-Reasonable Access Affidavit.
Inspection of Ballots-Reasonable Access Affidavit (English)
Inspection of Ballots-Reasonable Access Affidavit (Spanish)
Those authorized must provide photo-identification and must turn in the completed Inspection of Ballots-Reasonable Access Affifavit to the Supervisor of Elections employee liaison. Substitutes will not be allowed. If a requestor is unable to make their appointment, the time slot is forfeited.
Those authorized may not begin the inspection process until the start time of their appointment and may not exceed the 45-minute appointment timeframe, even if they are late to their appointment.
Making An Appointment
Those authorized must make an appointment.
Same day appointments may not be scheduled in order for the Supervisor of Elections staff to prepare files for review.
There is no limit to the number of overall appointments those authorized may schedule. However, a maximum of two (2) appointments may be scheduled on the same day per party, candidate, political committee member or their assigned designee.
To schedule a Reasonable Access appointment select the following link: Reasonable Access Appointments