For Immediate Release
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Contact: Brittany Lesser
MEDIA ADVISORY: Secretary of State Detzner Announces Project Integrity
Tour of Florida to Work with Election Supervisors
Tallahassee, Florida –
Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced today the launch of Project Integrity, offering information about maintaining eligible voters on the voter rolls and holding a series of roundtable discussions with local Supervisors of Elections. The roundtables will provide the Secretary an opportunity to work with the Supervisors of Elections to protect the integrity of Florida’s voter rolls.
"I am embarking on the Project Integrity roundtable tour to collaborate with Supervisors to protect the integrity of our voter rolls," said Secretary of State Ken Detzner. "Through transparency and the statutory due process protection afforded to every voter, we can ensure the continued integrity of our voter rolls while protecting the voting rights of eligible voters from those who may cast an illegal vote. Our elections process must uphold the integrity of local voter rolls, and I look forward to the participation from Supervisors of Elections to strengthen our elections statewide. As Secretary of State, it is my duty to defend the right to vote in Florida. Project Integrity will provide needed information on the process used to safeguard our voter rolls."
Supervisors of Elections are invited to attend the roundtable closest to their area held at the Supervisor’s office in the host county. The Project Integrity schedule is as follows:
October 3rd, Bay County Area Supervisor Roundtable, 1:00 PM CST 830 West 11th Street,Panama City 32401
October 4th, Duval County Area Supervisor Roundtable, 11:00 AM EST 105 East Monroe Street, Jacksonville 32202
October 7th, Orange County Area Supervisor Roundtable, 1:00 PM EST 119 West Kaley Street, Orlando 32806
October 8th, Sarasota County Area Supervisor Roundtable, 10:00 AM EST 101 S. Washington Blvd., Sarasota 34236
October 9th, Broward County Area Supervisor Roundtable, 10:30 AM EST 115 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale 33301