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Our Mission
Our goal is to provide you, the public, with a friendly, informative, and useful website to help educate you about your right to vote, and the details of the electoral process. The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office is located at 515 N Main Street, Suite 300, Gainesville, FL 32601. The office is on the third floor, and the main entrance is on the south side of the building.

The Supervisor of Elections is a Constitutional Officer and is elected countywide every four years, in the same year that presidential elections are held. The responsibilities are set forth in the Constitution and Laws of the State of Florida and salary is set by statute based on the population of the county. Florida Elections Laws are covered in Chapters 97 through 107 of the Florida Statutes.

Major duties of the Supervisor of Elections

Administer county, state and federal elections

Provide assistance and support for municipal elections

Uphold the Election Laws of the State of Florida

Registers eligible voters

Provide for vote-by-mail and early voting

Qualify candidates for office

Recruit, hire and train poll workers

Administer the provisions of the campaign reporting laws

Acquire and equip polling places

Provide voter outreach education and information

Maintain election equipment and supplies

Documents and records available at the Elections Office

Voter registration records and statistics

Election Results

Candidates and campaign finance reports

Financial disclosure records of local officials

Copies of applicable election laws

In addition to our official duties, the Supervisor of Elections will gladly provide speakers and information about the elections process to any interested classroom teachers or civic groups. Please call (352) 374-5252 to make arrangements.

Josiah T. Walls Building
515 N Main Street, Suite 300
Gainesville, FL 32601

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact Us
Phone: (352) 374-5252
Fax: (352) 374-5264
TDD: (352) 491-4432
Email:  kbarton@alachuacounty.us

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Kim A. Barton
Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

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