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Robert D. Bender
Escambia County
Supervisor of Elections

General Election Ballots Headed to Military and Overseas Voters

David H. Stafford announced that the first vote-by-mail ballots for the November 8, 2022 General Election are being sent to military and overseas voters today. The mailing of civilian ballots will be mailed no later than October 6 to those who have already requested them. Federal and state law require military and overseas ballots to be sent no later than 45 days prior to a federal election. Florida law establishes a window for mailing civilian ballots between 40 and 33 days prior to election day.

Any Florida voter can choose to vote by mail. If you have not already made a request and wish to receive your ballot in the mail, visit or call us at (850) 595-3900. The request deadline is October 29.

Escambia County voters can track the status of their vote-by-mail ballot in one of two ways: by signing up to receive e-mail or text messages, or by checking the status on our website. Visit for more information.

The deadline to register to vote before the November 8 General Election is October 11. Visit for more information. A sample ballot will be mailed to all registered voters prior to the start of early voting and will be posted at Voters with questions about their eligibility should call (850) 595-3900 or visit for more information.

For more information, call the SOE office at (850) 595-3900 or visit You can also like EscambiaVotes on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @EscambiaVotes. 

Published on September 23, 2022
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