There are several ways to request a vote by mail (absentee) ballot:
The supervisor of elections will accept a written or telephone request for a vote by mail ballot from the elector, or if directly instructed by the elector, a member of the elector's immediately family or legal guardian. Immediate family includes spouse, parent, child, grandparent, or sibling of elector or elector's spouse.
If you are requesting a vote by mail ballot for someone other than yourself, be prepared to give your name, address, your relationship to the voter and your driver license number (if available) as well as the voter’s name, address, date of birth and the address to which the ballot is to be mailed.
IMPORTANT - Vote by mail ballots cannot be forwarded so be sure we have your correct mailing address on file. Even if the post office forwards your mail to your summer address, they will not forward absentee ballots. Please remember also to return your voted ballot as soon as possible so that it reaches our office not later than 7 p.m. on election day.
All requests must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. 6 days prior to an election (the Wednesday before the election) to allow enough time for mailing.
Note: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this office. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.