HOW TO VOTE ABSENTEE

In Florida, some voters are eligible to vote by absentee ballot. There are several different excuses that allow you to vote absentee. The full list is below. If you are eligible, you must fill out a form requesting an absentee ballot and you must list one of these excuses. In some cases, you need to provide additional information. You can request an absentee ballot be mailed to you, OR you can vote absentee in person at your local Election Registrar’s office.

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VOTING ABSENTEE INFO

Acceptable excuses for voting absentee:

  • Religious Obligation

  • Personal business or vacation outside County/City of residence on Election Day

  • Working/commuting to/from home for 11 or more hours between 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM on Election Day

  • Disability or illness

  • Obligation to take care of disabled or ill family member

  • Pregnant

  • Student attending college or university outside of locality of residence in Virginia

  • I am a first responder (member of law enforcement, fire fighter, emergency technician, search and rescue)

  • Confined and convicted of a misdemeanor

  • Active Duty Merchant Marine or Armed Forces

  • Temporarily relocated outside of U.S. for employment or spouse

  • Authorized representative of candidate or party serving inside the polling place