Procedural Notification of the results of Audit for the March 9, 2021 Town of Palm Beach Election.
The audit has been completed by the Town of Palm Beach Canvassing Board along with the Supervisor of Election, Wendy Sartory Link. The audit has been completed per Florida Section 101.591 and rule 1S-5.026 Fla Admin. Code, which governs the process.
Supervisor Link called the Canvassing Board meeting to order at 10:00 am. Supervisor Link took roll call, confirmed a quorum was present, and confirmed the meeting was publicly noticed.
Supervisor Link provided an overview of the automated independent audit that was conducted for the 2021 Municipal Election. Although the municipality drew random cards for a race and 20% of the precincts, the speed of the automated audit allowed for 100% of the races and 100% of the precincts to be audited. The audit was conducted for all precincts utilizing Clear Ballot results to compare against election results of ballots tabulated utilizing ES&S equipment for the 2021 Municipal Election.
A report was provided which confirmed discrepancies were fewer than 0.5% of the total votes for each contest as requested by Florida law.
Results: Any discrepancies were fewer than 0.5% of the total votes for each contest. Post Election Audit Report 2021
The Audit for the March 9, 2021 Election has been certified and is now closed.