WHO CAN VOTE BY MAIL?
If you are a qualified registered voter of Taylor County, you are entitled to vote by mail (F.S. 101.62). The voter must personally vote the ballot unless assistance is requested by the voter.
REQUESTING A VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT (F.S.101.62)
A vote by mail ballot may be requested for a specific election or for all elections in the next two general election cycles. The request can be made in person, by mail, by telephone, or online at www.taylorelections.com. Only the voter or a designated member of his or her immediate family or legal guardian can request a vote by mail 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:
The name of the voter for whom the ballot is requested.
The voter's address (residence and mailing).
The voter's date of birth.
The voter's Drivers License (if available).
The voter's signature (written request only).
If the voter has designated an immediate family member or legal guardian to request his/her vote by mail ballot, that designee must provide the above information in addition to the following:
The requester's name.
The requester's address.
The requester's Drivers License (if available).
The requester's relationship to the voter.
The requester's signature (written requests only).
You must read and follow all instructions included with the mail ballot and on the mail ballot instructions page.
RETURNING YOUR VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT (F.S. 101.67)
Deadline to Return Vote by Mail Ballots
All voted mail ballots must be received in your Supervisor of Elections Office no later than 7:00 pm on election night.
3 Ways to Return a Voted Mail Ballot
- Return your ballot through the USPS - remember to give your ballot at least 7 days mailing time to be received in a timely manner.
- Hand-deliver your ballot back to the elections office during normal office hours.
- Take advantage of our secure drop box located right outside our main office door. The secure drop box is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience.