For Immediate Release
Friday, December 16, 2016
Contact: Meredith Beatrice, 850.245.6522
MEDIA ADVISORY: Meeting of Florida’s 29 Presidential Electors
Florida’s 29 Presidential Electors will convene in Tallahassee, Florida, in the Florida Senate Chamber on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 2 p.m. to vote for the President and Vice President of the United States of America. Information regarding the selection and nomination of presidential electors can be found in Chapter 103, Florida Statutes.
Due to space limitations, only credentialed guests with photo identification will be able to attend the event. Members of the media wishing to attend must request a media credential from the Department of State’s communications office, in addition to bringing their press credentials to access the media gallery. To request a media credential, please contact Meredith Beatrice at Meredith.Beatrice@dos.myflorida.com, providing the name(s) and media outlet. Additional instructions will be provided.
The event will also be livestreamed by the Florida Channel on www.TheFloridaChannel.org.
DATE AND TIME: Monday, December 19 at 2 p.m. Eastern
LOCATION: Florida Senate Chamber
400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
SUBJECT: Meeting of Florida’s 29 Presidential Electors
About the Division of Elections
The Florida Department of State’s Division of Elections supports the Secretary of State, Florida’s Chief Election Officer, in ensuring that Florida has fair and accurate elections. The Division’s three bureaus; the Bureau of Election Records, Bureau of Voter Registration Services, and Bureau of Voting Systems Certification, have several responsibilities in the areas of legal compliance and elections administration to ensure that Florida’s election laws are uniformly interpreted and implemented. The Division also assists local Supervisors of Elections in their duties, and promotes enhanced public awareness