David H. Stafford
Escambia County
Supervisor of Elections

News & Notes

  • News Release- Register Before October 6 for the General Election

    Published on September 18, 2014
    The voter registration deadline for the November 4 election is fast approaching. You may7 access an application online, in person or at any one of many locations across Escambia County Applications must be postmarked no later than October 6.
  • Elections Office Goes International

    Published on September 11, 2014
    In recent weeks the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office has had an “international” reach. Delegations from Brazil, Indonesia, and Europe have learned about the elections process in Florida from David H. Stafford, Escambia County’s Supervisor of Elections.
  • News Release- Primary Election Day Tips

    Published on August 24, 2014
    The primary election is on Tuesday, August 26. All 79 Escambia County polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Be prepared by following these helpful tips.
  • News Release- Primary Polling Location Changes

    Published on August 23, 2014
    Where is your polling location? Some locations have changed since the last election. View the changes for 11 Election Day precincts. Remember polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26 and to bring your photo and signature ID.
  • News Release- Early Voting for Primary Ends Saturday

    Published on August 21, 2014
    Early Voting for the primary election ends at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Check out one of the seven locations nearest you to vote with no lines and no waiting.
  • News Release- Deadline for Absentee Ballot Request

    Published on August 18, 2014
    Time is running out to request an absentee ballot be mailed to you for the August primary election. The deadline to file your request is Wednesday, August 20. Contact us by phone, email, mail, or online.
  • News Release- Early Voting for 2014 Primary

    Published on August 13, 2014
    Early Voting begins on Saturday, August 16. There are now seven locations. All of them open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read the full release for more details.
  • News Release- Sample Ballots

    Published on July 31, 2014
    Watch your mailbox for your sample ballot. Information will include an image of the ballot, polling location information, and how to vote by mail, early, or on Election Day.
  • News Release- 2014 Primary Book Closing Deadline

    Published on July 25, 2014
    Book Closing for the August Primary is Monday, July 28. Applications need to be postmarked or delivered to the Elections Office by close of business on Monday.
  • News Release- "Vote By Mail" Ballots Headed to Voters

    Published on July 22, 2014
    “Vote By Mail” or absentee ballots are on the way to voters for the August 26 Primary Election. Voters could begin receiving ballots as early as tomorrow. Voted mail ballots must be returned to the Election’s Office no later than 7 p.m. on August 26.
  • News Release- Military/Overseas Ballots on the Way

    Published on July 11, 2014
    Ballots for the Military and overseas voters hit the mail stream on Friday, July 11. The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections has processed more than 4,600 ballots so far. Some military and overseas voters received their ballots via email. Voters can view their sample ballot at EscambiaVotes.com and click on “Track My Ballot.” Civilian ballots will be mailed beginning Tuesday, July 22.
  • News Release - Voter Registration Deadline Approaching for August Primary

    Published on July 08, 2014
    Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford reminds voters that Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford reminds voters that Monday, July 28, 2014 is the last day to register to vote or change party affiliation for those who wish to cast a ballot in the August 26, 2014 Primary Election.
  • News Release- Request to "Vote By Mail"

    Published on May 21, 2014
    Request to “Vote By Mail” for the 2014 and 2016 election cycles. In the coming days, voters will receive a postcard on how to request their ballot by mail. It’s not early to begin thinking of the August 26 and November 4 elections.
  • Election Modernization Viewpoint

    Published on April 15, 2014
    Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford recently penned a column on continuing efforts to modernize elections in Florida and Escambia County.
  • 2014 FSASE Scholarship Deadline

    Published on March 05, 2014
    College juniors and seniors still have time to apply for one of the $1,200 2014 FSASE Scholarships. Applications must be reach the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections office by close of business on March 17.
  • Winter Weather Closing Extended- Thursday, January 30

    Published on January 29, 2014

    Due to the continuing severe winter conditions, the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office will remain closed on Thursday, January 30 along with schools and other county offices. The elections office will reopen on Friday, January 31.

    The Escambia County Emergency Operations Center is continuing to monitor the conditions and the local state of emergency remains in effect. Visit myescambia.com for the latest county information.

  • Winter Weather Office Closing - January 28 & 29

    Published on January 27, 2014

    The Escambia County Emergency Operations Center will be participating in National Weather Service conference call at 5pm today (January 27) and will issue an updated weather statement. A local state of emergency is scheduled to begin at 12 a.m. Tuesday, January 28 due to the anticipated weather conditions.

    Following the course of action by Escambia County, the department of Public Safety and other constitutional offices, the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office will also be closed on Tuesday, January 28 and Wednesday, January 29. Regular office hours will resume on Thursday, January 30.

  • 2014 Voter Guide

    Published on November 21, 2013
    The 2014 Escambia County Voter Guide is now available online and in print. It includes lots of information on the upcoming election cycle, including how and where to register to vote, the three ways to vote, election dates, and much more.
  • News Release- Candidate Workshop Scheduled

    Published on October 02, 2013
    A campaign workshop for candidates, campaign staff and volunteers will be held Wednesday, October 9. Sign up today!
  • News Release- National Voter Registration Day

    Published on September 18, 2013
    As part of a nationwide effort, Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will participate in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 24. Read more to find a location near you.
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