Vote-by-Mail Ballot Information
Who Can Vote By a Vote-by-Mail Ballot?
Any qualified registered Dixie County Voter is entitled to vote a Vote-by-Mail Ballot.
Deadline to Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot
A request for a Vote-by-Mail ballot to be mailed to a voter must be received in the elections office no later than 5 p.m. on the tenth day before an election.
Picking Up a Vote-by-Mail 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 nine days prior to the day of the election. Designees may pick up two (2) Vote-by-Mail 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 a Vote-by-Mail 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 Vote-by-Mail Ballot (F.S. 101.67)
Voted Vote-by-Mail 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!
Note: Vote-by-Mail ballots can not be forwarded. The postal service recommends that voters mail ballots one week before the due date (Election Day) to account for any unforseen events or weather issuses and to allow for timely receipt and processing by election officials.