Who Can Vote By Absentee Ballot?
Any qualified registered Dixie County Voter is entitled to vote an Absentee Ballot.
Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot
A request for an absentee ballot to be mailed to a voter must be received in the elections office no later than 5 p.m. on the sixth day before an election.
Requesting an Absentee Ballot (F.S.101.62)
An absentee ballot may be requested for a specific election or for all elections.(NEW) Absentee Ballot requests are good through two(2) regularly scheduled general elections. The request can be made in person, by mail, by telephone, or on this website. Only the voter or a designated member of his or her immediate family or legal guardian can request an absentee ballot for the voter. Immediate family means the voter's spouse, the parent, child, grandparent, or sibling of the voter or of the voter's spouse, or legal guardian. A request from the voter must include the following information:
You must read and follow all instructions included with the absentee ballot and on our Absentee Ballot Instructions page. We've also provided a list of frequently asked questions and answers and detailed information below.
Picking Up an Absentee Ballot
A qualified voter may also designate in writing another person to pick up his or her ballot (F.S. 101.62(b)4). Designees may pick up ballots up to five days prior to the day of the election. Designees may pick up two (2) absentee ballots only per election, other than his or her own, except for ballots picked up for members of his or her immediate family. The designee must provide picture identification approved by the Department of State, the written authorization from the voter, and complete an affidavit.
Voting an Absentee Ballot (F.S. 101.661 & 101.64)
The voter must personally vote the ballot (unless assistance is required). The voter must sign the return envelope.
Returning Your Absentee Ballot (F.S. 101.67)
Voted absentee ballots must be returned to the Supervisor of Elections Office in person or by mail and must be received no later than 7 p.m. election day for the ballot to be counted. A VOTED BALLOT CANNOT BE ACCEPTED AT A POLLING PLACE!
Starlet Cannon, Supervisor of Elections
214 NE 351 Hwy, Suite B * PO Box 2057 Cross City, FL 32628
Phone: 352-498-1216 * Email: email@example.com
* Office Hours: M-F 9:00 am - 5:00 pm *