Duties of the Supervisor

As an elected official, the Supervisor of Elections administers all elections in Franklin County, conducts voter registration and issues voter information cards, updates voter registration lists, and provides for absentee registration and absentee voting. The Supervisor of Elections also is responsible for qualifying candidates for county office and receiving candidate campaign finance reports and financial disclosure reports. Other duties and responsibilities include maintaining election equipment, hiring and training poll workers, equipping polling places and providing information and statistics on voter registration, voting and elections. The Supervisor also maintains financial disclosure reports for non-office holders who serve on various boards throughout Franklin County.

The Supervisor of Elections Office is located at:

47 Ave F Apalachicola, Florida 32320

Office Hours: 

8:30 - 4:30 Monday thru Friday
Phone: (850) 653-9520

Fax: (850) 653-9092

                 Email: [email protected]

*At this time all email will be directed to the Supervisor Of Elections Heather C. Riley


As a gatekeeper of the democratic of the democratic process, the Supervisor of Elections will uphold the election laws of the State of Florida and the Constitution of the United States. The mission of the Supervisor of Elections is to enhance public confidence; encourage citizen participation; and increase voter awareness and education for citizens of all ages.