David H. Stafford announces that on Tuesday afternoon the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections mailed more than 25,000 absentee ballots for the August 26 Primary Election, in addition to the more than 6,000 sent previously to military and overseas voters. If you wish to vote by mail and have not yet made a request, contact the Supervisor of Elections office in one of the following ways:
• On the web: EscambiaVotes.com
• By email: [email protected]
• By phone: (850) 595-3900 or fax (850) 595-3914
• In person: 213 Palafox Place, Second Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502
• By mail: PO Box 12601, Pensacola, FL 32591-2601
Voters should receive their ballot within the next week, and can visit EscambiaVotes.com and click on “track my ballot” to monitor the status of their request. The deadline for voters to request a ballot to be delivered by mail is Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5 p.m. After that date, voters may pick up a mail ballot at the Supervisor of Elections office.
Ballots must be received in the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections office by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Ballots can be dropped off at the Elections Office during regular business hours or mailed back in the official ballot envelope provided. Be sure to include first class postage ($0.49) on your return envelope. Mail ballots cannot be dropped off at polling locations.
Voters who receive a mail ballot and decide to vote in person during Early Voting or at their assigned precinct on Election Day should bring their marked or unmarked mail ballot to the polls so it can be canceled. Early voting begins Saturday, August 16 and runs through Saturday, August 23. Election Day is August 26. For complete information, visit EscambiaVotes.com.