Escambia County residents are reminded that Monday, April 15, 2013 is the last day to register to vote or change party affiliation for those who wish to cast a ballot in the May 14, 2013 Special Primary Election for Florida House District 2. The Supervisor of Elections office will be open Monday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
New registrations or party affiliation changes must be completed on or before the end of the business day on April 15, 2013 in order for them to be effective for the May 14 election. Florida law mandates that registration books close 29 days before an election. Address changes can be made after the books close. Supervisor of Elections David Stafford strongly suggests updating your voter information record before heading to the polls. If you are unsure of your registration status, visit EscambiaVotes.com and click Am I Registered?. To find out if you live in Florida House District 2, visit our Special Election page on EscambiaVotes.com.
Escambia County citizens have several ways to register or update their record:
Online/By Mail: Visit EscambiaVotes.com and complete, print, and sign the online application. Be sure to include a valid Florida Driver’s License number, a valid Florida ID number, or the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number in the appropriate space. Completed applications must be received or postmarked no later than April 15. Applications should be mailed to: Escambia County Supervisor of Elections, PO Box 12601, Pensacola, FL 32591-2601. Those who wish may bring the completed application to the Elections Office at 213 Palafox Place, 2nd Floor, in downtown Pensacola. Also, to have a form mailed to you, call (595-3900) or e-mail the Elections Office ([email protected]).
In Person: You can register at the Elections Office at 213 Palafox Place, 2nd Floor, in downtown Pensacola, at any Florida Driver’s License Office, and several other governmental offices and public assistance centers. Registration forms are available to pick up at locations countywide. For a complete list of locations, visit EscambiaVotes.com or call or e-mail the Elections Office.
Voters can request an absentee ballot by visiting EscambiaVotes.com and completing the online request form, or calling or e-mailing the elections office. Early voting will also be offered and begins Saturday, May 4 at several locations in Escambia County.