Deadline to request Vote By Mail ballots: August 8, 2020
Ballots that have been requested will be mailed to overseas and absent military voters beginning June 30 and to domestic voters beginning July 10. All voted ballots must be in one of the four elections offices (not postmarked) no later than 7 p.m. August 18. Voters can track their ballot online at:
RETURNING YOUR VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT
Ballots May Be Dropped Off At Early Voting Sites During the Following Dates and Hours Only:
August 6 – August 15 (Including Sunday, August 9)
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• Orange Blossom Business Center, Mall Entrance 3
4132 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce
• Zora Neale Hurston Library
3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce
• Port St. Lucie Community Center
2195 SE Airoso Blvd, Port St. Lucie
• Port St. Lucie Civic Center
9221 SE Civic Center Pl, Port St. Lucie
• Paula A. Lewis Library
2950 SW Rosser Blvd, Port St. Lucie
Ballot Drop Off at Supervisor of Elections Offices
Ballots may be dropped off at all Supervisor of Elections offices until 7:00 pm Election Day. Mail ballots may be dropped off inside the Post Office for Next Day Delivery to the Elections Office.
• Orange Blossom Business Center
4132 Okeechobee Rd.
Fort Pierce, Florida 34947
• St. Lucie West South County Annex
250 NW Country Club Dr.
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986
• Walton Rd County Administration Annex
1664 SE Walton Rd.
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34952
Located inside the Tax Collectors office
10264 SW Village Parkway
Port St. Lucie, FL 34987
Request a Vote-by-Mail ballot
TRACK THE STATUS OF YOUR VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT
NOTE* - This system can only be used to send a Vote-By-Mail Ballot to the residential mailing address currently on file.
Vote-By-Mail, It Just Got Easier!
The convenience of voting by mail just got easier. One request is all that is required to vote in one or all elections through two general election cycles. A ballot will be mailed to each voter between the 35th and 28th day before election day.
You can return your Vote-by-Mail ballot by mail or you can hand deliver your ballot to any Early Voting location during Early Voting or drop it off at one of our four office locations, no later than 7:00 pm on Election Day.
To take advantage of this opportunity and have your ballot mailed to your residence address, click here to log on to the Voter Information Lookup System. Once authenticated as a registered voter in St. Lucie County, you can request a vote-by-mail ballot.
If the ballot requested is to be mailed to an address other than the voters address currently on file in the Florida Voter Registration System, the request must be made in writing and signed by the voter.
Click here to download the Ballot Request to Alternate Address form.
Who Can Request a Vote-By-Mail Ballot
Vote-By-Mail requests may be made by:
- The voter
- The voter’s family or legal guardian
Family members include the:
- Voter’s Spouse
A request for a vote-by-mail ballot to be mailed, must be received by the Supervisor of Elections office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the tenth day before the election. Vote-By-Mail Ballots cannot be forwarded.
If the Vote-by-Mail ballot is to be mailed to an address other than the elector's address on file in the Florida Voter Registration System, the request must be made in writing and signed by the elector.
A vote-by-mail ballot request must include:
- The name of the voter
- The address to which the ballot is to be mailed
- Date of birth
- If it is a written request, the signature of the voter is also required.
If the Vote-By-Mail ballot is requested by anyone other than the voter, it must also contain the:
- Driver’s license number if available, of the person making the request on behalf of the voter, and must indicate the relationship to the voter
Vote-By-Mail Ballots are available approximately 35– 28 days prior to Election Day.
A voter may ask another person to pick up a Mail-ballot on their behalf up to 5 days prior to the day of the election. The person designated may not pick up more than two Mail-ballots per election, other than the designee’s own ballot, except that additional ballots may be picked up for members of the designee’s immediate family.
Someone who is picking up a Vote-by-Mail Ballot for another person, must have a signed request from the voter. The request must include:
- The name of the voter for whom the ballot is requested
- The address of the voter
- The voter’s date of birth
Click below to download the "AFFIDAVIT TO PICK-UP VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT FOR A VOTER" form. The written request must also include, the name of the person (designee) picking up the ballot and relationship to the voter.
Voting the Ballot
The voter must personally vote the ballot (unless assistance is required due to blindness, disability or inability to read or write). The voter must sign, date and return the Voter’s Certificate envelope. If the voter can not sign his or her name, he or she must place their “mark” or an “X” in the signature box. A power of attorney signature is not valid on an mail-ballot.
Voting In Person After Requesting a Ballot
If you have obtained a Mail-ballot but wish to vote in your precinct on election day, you must take the voted or un-voted Vote-By-Mail ballot with you to the polls so that it can be cancelled. However, if you are unable to return the ballot, you may be asked to vote a provisional ballot.
Returning Your Vote-By-Mail
Vote-By-Mail-ballots to be counted, the certificate must be filled out completely with your signature, (email address and your phone number in case we need to contact you) and it must be received at the Supervisor of Elections Office no later than 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. A VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT CAN NOT BE RETURNED TO A POLLING PLACE. Be sure there is sufficient postage if the ballot is mailed.
Request a Vote-by-Mail ballot