IMPORTANT things to REMEMBER about Vote by Mail (Absentee)
|Vote by Mail (Absentee) ballots are NOT FORWARDABLE!!!
Update your address to prevent any delivery delays.
RETURN MAIL will VOID your Vote by Mail (Absentee) ballot request.
|Other Mailing Address
||A request for a ballot to be mailed to an address that is
NOT currently on your Voter Record MUST be made in
writing and signed by the voter. Use the Vote by Mail
(Absentee) Ballot Request FORM to include the alternate
address in the "mail ballot to" section.
|Last Day to Request
||All requests for ballots to be mailed MUST be received no
later than 5 p.m. on the 6th day prior to an election.
|Pickup by other than voter
||Up to 5 days prior to an election a voter must provide a
written authorization FORM for a designee to pick up a
Vote by Mail (Absentee) ballot.
|After marking your ballot and placing it in the envelope
provided, PLEASE SIGN the Voter's Certificate on the back.
|Forgot to Sign
||If you submitted a voted Vote by Mail/Absentee ballot
with an unsigned Voter's Certificate, an AFFIDAVIT must
be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on the day before
the election. Check the status of your Vote by Mail
||The signature on the absentee ballot envelope MUST
match the signature on your voter registration record.
If your signature has changed please update.
on Election Day
|An absentee ballot may not be delivered to an elector or an elector's immediate family member on Election Day unless the voter affirms in an "Election Day Absentee Ballot Delivery Affidavit" to an EMERGENCY that keeps the voter from being able to go to his/her polling place to vote per Section 101.62, F.S.
Voted Vote by Mail/Absentee ballots CANNOT be turned in at the
polls on Election Day; they MUST be returned to the Elections Office
no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day in order to be counted.