- When may a voter request an absentee ballot?
- How may a person request an absentee ballot?
- May a person other than the voter request an absentee ballot?
- May I pick up an absentee ballot?
- May I pick up a ballot for another person?
- Can absentee ballots be sent to any address?
- May a candidate solicit requests for absentee ballots?
- Will an absentee ballot be counted if it is mailed on election day?
- Can I bring my absentee ballot to my precinct on election day?
- What if I request a ballot, but don't mail it in?
- Check the Status of your Absentee Request
Answer: Deadline for request must be made no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday before the election.
- Call Election Headquarters at (863) 534-5888
- Fill Out Request click here
- Stop By Election Headquarters at 250 South Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830
Answer: Only the voter, a member of the voter's immediate family, or the legal guardian may request an absentee ballot. A requester other than the voter must provide his/her name, address, drivers license (if available) and relationship to the voter, and must have permission from the voter to make such request.
Answer: A registered voter may pick up an absentee ballot at any Supervisor of Elections offices with picture identification.
Answer: You may pick up an absentee ballot for another person if:
- The request is made no earlier than the fifth day prior to election day
- You have a letter signed by the voter giving you authority to pick up a ballot
- You present picture ID of yourself and complete an affidavit
Answer: Yes. A ballot may be sent to the voter's current mailing address, or any other address the voter specifies in the request.
Answer: Yes. However, if you are going to solicit by mail, we urge you to let us review your mailer to make sure that it asks for the correct information from the voter.
Answer: An absentee ballot is only counted if it is received in the Election Headquarters by 7:00 p.m. election day.
Answer: If you do, you will be required to turn in that ballot and vote at the precinct.
Answer: Up until 7:00 p.m. on election day you can turn it in at Supervisor of Elections office. Or, if you decide to vote at your precinct, take the ballot and turn it in and vote a precinct ballot.