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Social Media Public Comment Policy

Lee County Supervisor of Elections Public Comment Policy:

The purpose of the Lee County Supervisor of Elections (SOE) official social media sites is to encourage courteous communication with the public. Comments will not be edited by staff but may be deleted if found to be in violation of this policy.

Posts (including screen names/images that contain any of the following) are not allowed:

  • Obscene, profane, violent, threatening, hateful, harassing, or offensive language or content;
  • Personal attacks of any kind, including discrimination based on race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, physical appearance, sexual orientation or financial status;
  • Defamation or accusations of criminal conduct or immoral activity. (If a person believes there is a legitimate complaint against the Lee County SOE or one of its employees, they should contact the appropriate department director via telephone or email);
  • Sexual content or links to sexual content;
  • Solicitations, advertisements, or endorsements of any candidate, political party, financial, commercial, or non-governmental agency;
  • Conduct or encouragement of illegal activity;
  • Violating copyrights or trademarks;
  • Compromising the safety or security of the public or public systems;
  • Invasion of an individual's right to privacy;
  • Promoting or opposing political candidates, campaigns, or ballot measures;
  • Off-topic posts or repetitive copied posts.

The Lee County SOE is not liable for the content of comments posted to any Lee County SOE social media site and reserves the right to restrict or remove any content deemed in violation of this social media policy or any applicable law.  This comment policy is subject to amendment or modification at any time without notice.


Florida’s Public Records Law, Chapter 119, Florida Statutes:

Under Florida law, all content on any Lee County SOE social media site is subject to the public records law, Chapter 119, Florida Statutes. Florida has a very broad public records law. Most written communications to or from Lee County SOE employees and officials, regarding Lee County SOE business, are considered public record and can be made available for inspection or copying by the public and media upon request. Any communication made through social networking websites may be subject to public disclosure. Any public disclosure requests must be made directly to the Public Records Custodian, Todd Putnam, tputnam@lee.vote or 239-533-8683.


Tommy Doyle, Supervisor of Elections, Lee County

Mailing Address for all Correspondence:
P. O. Box 2545, Fort Myers FL 33902-2545
PHONE (all offices): 239 LEE-VOTE (239-533-8683)
HOURS (all offices): M - F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Records Requests:
Contact: Todd Putnam, Public Records Custodian
PHONE: 239 LEE-VOTE (239-533-8683)
REQUEST FORM

MAIN OFFICE
Melvin Morgan
Constitutional Complex
2480 Thompson St, 3rd Floor,
Fort Myers
(corner of Fowler St and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd)
CAPE CORAL BRANCH OFFICE
Lee County Government Center
1039 SE 9th Ave, Cape Coral
BONITA SPRINGS BRANCH OFFICE
At Bonita Commons
25987 S Tamiami Trail, #105
Bonita Springs
LEE COUNTY ELECTIONS CENTER
South Fort Myers Branch Office
13180 S Cleveland Ave,
Fort Myers
(across the street from the Bell Tower Shops)

Under Florida law, s. 668.6076, F.S., e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.