Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford announced today that sample ballots for the August 28 Primary Election are being mailed to Escambia County voters. The sample ballot includes a ballot image, the voter’s polling location and information on the three ways to vote: early, vote-by-mail, and 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 a vote-by-mail 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, 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, August 22. 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. Vote-by-mail voters may track the status of their ballot at EscambiaVotes.com by clicking Track My Ballot.
• Early Voting: Early voting will be available Saturday, August 18 through Saturday, August 25 at eight different locations. Early voters will cast paper ballots through our digital scanners.
Early voting will be held at the following locations and times:
- Supervisor of Elections Office, 213 Palafox Place, Second Floor, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Main Library, 239 Spring Street, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Molino Community Center, 6450-A Highway 95A, Molino, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Genealogy Branch Library, 5740 B, 9th Avenue, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Highway, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Mobile Hwy/Pine Forest Rd Early Voting Center, 6675 Pine Forest Road, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Escambia County Extension, 3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Brownsville Community Center, 3200 W. DeSoto Street, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• At Your Precinct: The third option for voters is to cast a paper ballot at their precinct on Election Day, August 28. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. An ExpressVote ballot marking device is also available at each polling place and early voting site for persons with disabilities.
As a reminder, Florida holds closed primary elections. In partisan primary elections, you are only eligible to vote in primary contests for the party in which you are registered, unless it is a universal primary or nonpartisan contest.