How to Request a Vote by Mail Ballot:
Updated with new requirements as of May 2021 and Florida Senate Bill 90.
A vote-by-mail ballot may be requested for a specific election or for all elections through the next regularly scheduled General Election year. The request can be made in person, by postal mail, by fax, by electronic mail or by telephone. Only the voter or 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 or the parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling of the voter.
A request from the voter must include the following information:
- Voter's name and address
- Voter's date of birth
- Voter's Florida Driver's License Number, Florida Identification Card Number or the last four digits of the voter's social security number
- Address where the ballot should be mailed
- The specific elections you are requesting
- Voter's signature (written requests only)
If the voter has designated an immediate family member or legal guardian to request a 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 relationship to the voter
- The requester's Florida Driver's License Number, Florida Identification Card Number or the last four digits of the requester's social security number, if available
- The requester's signature (written requests only)
Please call the Elections Office at (352)486-5163 to request a mail ballot or complete the below Vote by Mail Request Card. The Vote by Mail Request Card can be returned:
- By mail.
- By fax at (352)486-5163.
- A scanned copy emailed to email@example.com.
Vote by Mail Request Card
Tarjeta De Solicitud Para Votar Por Correo
Please Note: Ballots cannot be forwarded - voters should provide their current address.
Can I Pick Up My Vote by Mail Ballot?
A voter may pick up their ballot once the Supervisor of Elections has printed and made your ballot available. You have until the day before the election to pick up your ballot. Starting nine (9) days prior to the day of the election, any voter may designate in writing a person to pick up their ballot. The designated person may not pick up more than two Vote by Mail ballots per election, other than the designee’s own ballot, except for ballots being picked up for the designee’s immediate family. The designee has to provide written authorization from the voter and picture identification. The Affidavit to Pick-Up a Vote by Mail Ballot for a Voter must also be completed that states the designee has been authorized by the voter to pick up their ballot. The designee will need to indicate their relationship to the voter.
Affidavit to Pick-Up a Vote by Mail Ballot for a Voter
Note: Voters can ONLY pick-up a ballot ON Election Day if there is an emergency, to the extent that the elector will be unable to go to his or her assigned polling place. The Election Day Vote by Mail Ballot Delivery Affidavit must be completed by the voter that describes the emergency.
Election Day Vote by Mail Ballot Delivery Affidavit
If you've already requested your Vote by Mail Ballot you can track your ballot at the following link:
Track your Vote by Mail Ballot
How Do I Return my Vote by Mail Ballot?
Voters will need to place their ballot into the enclosed secrecy envelope, and then insert the secrecy envelope into the enclosed mailing envelope which is addressed to the Supervisor. Once you’ve sealed the return envelope, please remember to sign and date the back of the envelope.
Mail, deliver, or have delivered the completed mailing envelope. The completed mailing envelope can be delivered to the Levy County Supervisor of Elections Office at 421 S Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (Main Front Entrance). In addition, you may drop off your completed mailing envelope at an authorized secure ballot intake station location during early voting.
Note: Vote by Mail Ballots cannot be accepted at any local polling places on Election Day.
Guidance for Sealed Mail Ballot Return Envelopes
When is the Deadline for Returning a Vote by Mail Ballot?
In order to ensure that your Vote by Mail ballot will be counted, it should be completed and returned as soon as possible so that it can reach the Supervisor of Elections office no later than 7 p. m. on the day of the election.
What if my Signature on the Voter Certificate and Registration Does Not Match?
You will receive notification through the mail at the address listed on your Vote by Mail ballot. Fill out the below Vote by Mail Cure Affidavit in order to update your signature. This form must be mailed back to our office no later than 5 p.m. on the second day after the election.
Vote by Mail Cure Affidavit
What if I Forget to Sign my Vote by Mail Ballot?
You will also receive notification through the mail at the address which was listed on your Vote by Mail ballot. Fill out the below Vote by Mail Cure Affidavit in order to cure the unsigned mail ballot. You have until 5 p. m. on the second day after the election to return the following form.
Note to College Students: If you move away from home to attend college, you can still be registered in your home county as long as you are not registered elsewhere. You have the option to request a Vote by Mail ballot for each election.
Vote by Mail Cure Affidavit