Registered Voters as of July 22nd: Total 834,111 - Dem. 354,149 - Rep. 215,952 - Other 08,065 - NPA 255,945

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Bill Cowles Photo Bill Cowles has been an integral part of the Orange County Supervisor of Elections office since 1989, after serving thirteen years on the staff of the Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America. He was elected as the Orange County Supervisor of Elections in 1996, and re-elected in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Bill supervises the fifth  largest county elections office in the State of Florida. 

Bill served on the Federal Elections Assistance Commission Board of Advisors from 2007 to 2011. His other professional involvement includes being Past President of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections, as well as Past President of the International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials, and Treasurers.

Bill Cowles Photo

Bill graduated in 1976 with a degree in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida.  

Not only is Bill busy with his professional associations, he is also very active in his church and community. He is an elder at Quest Church, a board member for the Central Florida Council- BSA, a member of UCF Public Administration Advisory Board and a member and past-president of the Kiwanis Club of North Orlando. 

Bill has been married since 1978 to Cheryl and has two married sons and four grandsons.


Bill Cowles, Orange County Supervisor of Elections

Street Address: 119 West Kaley Street Orlando, FL 32806

Mailing Address: PO BOX 562001 Orlando, FL 32856-2001

Office: 407-836-2070    Fax: 407-254-6596  

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