• Applicable to Primary Election on August 18, 2020 and General Election on November 3, 2020.
  • Vote By Mail
    • Vote-By-Mail may begin earlier than 7am on the 22nd date before the election upon completion of the public Logic & Accuracy Testing of tabulation machines/equipment.
  • Poll Workers
    • All state employees are encouraged to serve as poll workers in their own counties.
      • Any state employee may receive Administrative Leave to serve as a poll worker, if approved by their supervisor, and meet the necessary conditions.
      • Administrative Leave is not available for time spent as a poll worker for Early Voting.
      • Other-Personal-Services employees are not eligible for any paid leave if they serve as a poll worker.
  • All county, municipal, and other public entities are encouraged to provide the same or similar incentives for their employees to serve as poll workers.
  • Election Administration and Coordination
    • Social Distancing and cleaning procedures must be implemented by Supervisor of Elections for Early Voting and Election Day
    • The Director of the Division of Emergency Management shall coordinate with each County Emergency Management Director to make sure each Supervisor of Elections has the necessary PPE, hand sanitizer, and cleaning products
      • Any other aid or assistance needed to fulfill this Executive Order should be provided by any executive agency, and all other state and local agencies when requested by any Supervisor of Elections.
  • Polling Locations
    • It is encouraged that all Superintendents of Schools close all K-12 schools in their district to be used as polling locations on Primary Election Day or General Election Day.
    • Any school district that closes will need to adjust their 2020-2021 school calendar accordingly.
    • All school district faculty, staff, and instructors of school districts that close are encouraged to serve as poll workers.
  • Notice to the Public
    • Any Supervisor of Elections that exercises authority under this Executive Order should notify the public in a timely manner regarding any changes in voting locations or procedures
      • Notification should be made in a manner designed to ensure widespread dissemination of voting information to members of the public
      • Notification methods should include (but are not limited to) print and broadcast media, websites, social media postings, and required posted signage at polling locations.
  • Any Supervisor of Elections who exercises authority under this Executive Order shall certify that fact to the Director of the Division of Elections within 48 hours.

Read Executive Order 20-149