Florida Department of State
Kurt S. Browning
Secretary of State
For Immediate Release
January 31, 2008
Florida Department of State to Release the Number of Verified Petition Signatures on Saturday February 2 at Noon
Florida Secretary of State Kurt S. Browning will determine if any citizen petitions currently collecting signatures meet the constitutionally required threshold of minimum signatures for ballot placement this weekend.
On Friday, February 1, local supervisors of election are required to report all verified petition signatures from January 11, 2008 – February 1, 2008. This report is due by rule before 5:00 p.m. The February 1 reported totals will be added to previously reported totals from January 11, 2008. Division of Elections employees will enter and verify the reported totals Friday night and Saturday morning.
The State Division of Elections website will reflect the new total of verified signatures for each petition after noon on Saturday, February 2.
A media advisory will be issued when all totals have been entered.