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News Release - Primary Election Ballots Headed to Your Mailbox

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office delivered more than 26,000 vote-by-mail ballots to the post office on Tuesday, July 26 for the Primary election. Voters could receive their green or ivory colored vote-by-mail packages as early as tomorrow. Voted ballots must be received in the Supervisor of Elections Office no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day, August 30. Ballots require a first-class postage stamp ($.47 postage) if returned by mail.

The deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the Primary election is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24. To request or track your vote-by-mail ballot for the Primary election, visit and click “Vote by Mail”, or contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at

Reminder, Florida is a closed primary state. In a primary election, voters may only vote for candidates in their party of registration unless there is a universal primary contest, a nonpartisan contest, or other issue on the ballot.

Published on: July 26th, 2016 00:00 - Permalink