ORLANDO, Fla. – Orange County’s elections website is not available Monday morning, the first day of early voting, due to a technical issue.
The Orange County Supervisor of Elections website, ocfelections.com, is unavailable but can be accessed by using https://126.96.36.199/, according to Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles.
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“We are sorry for the inconvenience of our web site being unavailable (Monday) morning. We have encountered a technical issue with our DNS server (that) translates the IP address to the domain name,” officials said in a statement. "Our site has not been hacked and there has not been any security breach, this is a technical issue (that) we are working to resolve.
Upon entering the IP address https://188.8.131.52/, users will need to click “advanced” or “more information” and then “go to the web page." There will be a warning because of the issue with the DNS server, but the site is secure and safe, officials said.