Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford announced today that sample ballots for the March 15 Presidential Preference Primary election are being mailed to Escambia County voters beginning this week. The sample ballot includes a ballot image, the voter’s polling location and information on early voting, absentee voting, and voting on Election Day. A sample ballot is also available at EscambiaVotes.com.
Voters have three different ways to cast their ballot:
• By Mail: Voters may vote by mail using 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 ([email protected]), or fax (850) 595-3914. Requests must include the voter’s date of birth and the address, and must be received no later than Wednesday, March 9. 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. Absentee voters may track the status of their ballot at EscambiaVotes.com by clicking Track My Ballot.
• Early Voting: Early voting will be available Saturday, March 5 through Saturday, March 12 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Early voters will cast paper ballots through our digital scanners.
Early voting will be held at the following locations:
o Supervisor of Elections Office, 213 Palafox Place, Second Floor
o Main Library, 239 Spring Street
o Molino Community Center, 6450-A Highway 95A, Molino
o Genealogy Branch Library, 5740 B, 9th Avenue
o Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Highway
o 5 Flags Speedway, 7451 Pine Forest Road
o Escambia County Extension, 3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment
• At Your Precinct: The third option for voters is to cast a paper ballot at their precinct on Election Day, March 15, using our 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 for persons with disabilities.
Florida is a closed primary state. Only registered Republicans and Democrats are eligible for this election. Voters are reminded to bring their photo and signature ID with them to the polls, and are encouraged to contact the Elections Office by phone or e-mail with any questions.