News & Notes
News Release- Early Voting Begins Saturday
Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford reminded voters today that beginning Saturday, August 4, four early voting sites will be available for the Primary Election:
- Supervisor of Elections Main Office
213 Palafox Place, Second Floor
- Supervisor of Elections Annex
292 Muscogee Road, Cantonment
- Southwest Branch Library
12248 Gulf Beach Highway
- Tryon Branch Library
1200 Langley Avenue
Early voting will be available Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.; and from Monday, August 6 through Saturday, August 11 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Early voters cast paper ballots through our digital scanners, and may choose any one of the four sites. All registered voters, regardless of party affiliation, are eligible to vote in certain contests on the Primary ballot.
Another option for voters is to cast an absentee ballot, which can be requested through the online form at EscambiaVotes.com, or by contacting the Supervisor of Elections by mail, phone (850-595-3900), e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), or fax (850-595-3914). Requests must include the voter’s date of birth and address, and must be received no later than Wednesday, August 8. Voted ballots must be received in the Elections Office no later than 7:00 p.m. on Election Day and may not be returned to a polling location on Election Day. Absentee voters may now follow the status of their ballot at EscambiaVotes.com.
The third option for voters is to cast a paper ballot at their precinct on Election Day using digital scanners. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. An AutoMARK ballot marking device is also available at each polling place and early voting site to assist persons with disabilities.
All eligible voters in Escambia County are being mailed a sample ballot. In addition, a sample ballot and polling precinct finder be viewed at EscambiaVotes.com.
Voters are reminded to bring their photo and signature ID with them to the polls, and are encouraged to visit EscambiaVotes.com for complete voting information or contact the Elections Office by phone or e-mail with any questions.Published on: August 2nd, 2012 00:00 - Permalink