Vote By Mail
Voters who are registered in the State of Florida have the option of having their ballot mailed to them. Mail Ballot requests are most often placed by Voters who will, for any reason, be unable to vote at their precinct on Election Day. This includes active duty Military and Overseas Citizens as well.
A Mail Ballot request must be placed NO LATER than 5 PM on the 6th day prior to Election Day. Your ballot must also be received by our office NO LATER than 7 PM on Election Day and Mail Ballots are NOT allowed to be dropped off at the precincts on Election Day.
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2018 General Election Vote by Mail ballots only require ONE First Class or Forever stamp to return it to the Supervisor of Elections Office.
Requesting a Mail Ballot
You can request a Mail Ballot in any of the following ways:
NOTE: It is vitally important for voters to keep the local elections office apprised of any address changes. Mail Ballots CANNOT be forwarded.
Mail Ballots that are returned undeliverable to the elections office because of an incorrect address automatically cancel the voter's future Mail Ballot request, and the voter must make a new request providing the correct address.
Military & Overseas Citizens
If you are an active duty member of the US Armed Forces, the merchant marine, their spouses and dependents, or a US citizen residing overseas, click the following link to view all of your options:
Military & Overseas Citizens
Mail Ballot Designee Pick-Up Form
An authorized designee may pick up a ballot any time WITHIN 5 DAYS OF ELECTION DAY including election day. Mail Ballot Designee Pick-Up Form
A designee is limited to picking up a ballot for himself or herself, for members of his or her immediate family, and for up to 2 other voters per election.
A vote-by-mail ballot request for the voter must already be on record per section 101.62(1)(b), F.S.
Otherwise, the written authorization must include the information required for a vote-by-mail ballot request, or other confirmation obtained from the voter.
Signature Does Not match and Unsigned Mail Ballot
It is the Voter's responsibility to ensure that the signature they have on file is current and correct.
If you need to update your signature, complete and submit the following form to the
local elections office by mail or in person.
Unsigned and signature does not match Mail Ballot
In the event that the signature for your Mail Ballot is missing or does not match your official voter record, complete and mail the following form to the local elections office along with a photocopy of an approved form of identification.
The list of approved forms of identification are listed on the form.
Mail Ballot Signature Oath
Checking your Ballot Status
Once a request for a Mail Ballot has been processed, the Voter can track the status of the Ballot through the following link:
Track My Ballot
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