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Public Notice of Recount
Highlands County Canvassing Board - Conditional
Public Notice of Manual Recount
for the Highlands County Canvassing Board - Conditional
The General Election is November 6th. The deadline to receive your Vote-by-Mail ballot is 7 p.m. Election Day.
Please feel free to print your sample ballot below and have it ready for Election Day when you go to your precinct. We strive to make voting a good experience and we thank you for being a voter in Highlands County. Looking forward to making your vote count!
Click below to get your SAMPLE ballot for the General Election!
Precincts 1, 2, 4A, and 16A
City of Avon Park
Precincts 2N, 3, 4, 5-15, 16, 17-19, and 20N-25
Spring Lake Improvement District
NOTICE TO THE VOTER
A candidate in the race for the office of Representative in Congress, District 17, has passed away
resulting in a replacement candidate as permitted by law.
Please be advised that:
A vote cast for Greg Steube will count for Greg Steube.
A vote cast for April Freeman will count for Allen Ellison.
Voters Needing Language Assistance
Persons needing language assistance under section (4)(e) of the Voting Rights Act, defined as persons educated in an American flag school in which the predominant classroom language was other than English, please contact the office at 402-6655, visit www.VoteHighlands.com, or ask for language assistance at your precinct. Spanish sample ballots will be available at early voting sites and at precincts on Election Day.
Votantes que Necesiten Ayuda con el Idioma
Las personas que necesiten ayuda con el idioma bajo la sección (4)(e) de la Ley de Derecho al Voto, que se definen como aquellas personas que hayan estudiado en una escuela con bandera americana en la que el idioma predominante en las aulas no era el inglés, deben ponerse en contacto con la oficina al teléfono 402-6655, visitar el sitio web www.VoteHighlands.com, o solicitar ayuda con el idioma en su precinto. Habrá disponibles muestras de boletas en español en los centros de votación anticipada y en los precintos el Día de las Elecciones.
Remember you can now register online or update your address. It is secure and will save you time. You can access RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov for the new online voter registration website.
Candidates and Issues
You can find out about the issues by reading the newspaper, surfing the Internet, watching the candidates debate each other on television, listening to the radio, and/or attending campaign events where you may meet the candidates in person and ask them what they will do if they are elected.
Our office does not hand out information regarding the candidates or issues.
Preview the upcoming proposed constitutional amendments for the 2018 General Election.
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