3 It's a big day for the supervisor of elections staff. They're opening their new office on the Northside. When it was first announced that the office would move from Gateway to One Imeson Park Boulevard -- it raised concerns that it would harder for people on the Northside to vote. But changes were made and early voting will continue near the old election center site. Channel 4's Elizabeth Campbell joins us LIVE from the new location with what it has to offer. 3 3 I spoke with Jerry Holland yesterday and the list of benefits of this move is lengthy -- he says the new facility is designed for their 2014 needs and will be able to meet future needs as well, everything is one one floor, making it easier for employees. And most importantly, Holland says the rent is HALF the cost, which is saving tax payers money. 3 00-0507-12SOT - 0623 without a doubt we constantly need to improve the efficiency of our space because we keep getting new equipmentTRACK - Each year brings new technology and equipment for the Duval County Supervisor of Elections Office -- so a brand new, bigger building is a step in the right direction for staff. Supervisor of Elections Jerry Holland says not only is the building nicer, it's more spacious and made to meet the needs of employees.SOT - 0555 one nice thing is its all on the ground floor so its easier for personnel to move around on also weve got 50 percent increase in training rooms we now have three its just a lot more efficient same amount of space but a lot more efficientTRACK - He says the developer made all the improvements and moved staff from the old Gateway office to the new One Imeson Park Boulevard location for no cost. Holland says that's why rent will now be half the cost, saving tax payers money. He also wants to remind voters that even though the new Supervisor of Elections Office is on the Northside, the Gateway community will still have their own early voting center.SOT - 0705 for the next election it will be really nice for where our call center will be and election workers but also the big thing is this is not where voting will be for gateway it will still have its open early voting center we will still be voting in that community this is really here to process the absentee ballots to do recounts to do the final election night tallies is done here at the election center 3 The official ribbon cutting will be here today at 12:30 and the public is invited to attend. The center will also be open from 12 to 6 in case you can't make it to the ribbon cutting you can still come drop by and see your new Supervisor of Elections office.