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2022 election: Oct. 29 is deadline to request a mail ballot to vote Nov. 8. Here’s how

2022 election: Oct. 29 is deadline to request a mail ballot to vote Nov. 8. Here’s how

Oct. 29 is the deadline to request a mail ballot for the Nov. 8, 2022, general election.

Requests must be made by 5 p.m. from the elections office in your county — either online, by phone or in person at:

  • Indispann River: 4375 43rd Ave., Vero Beach; 772-226-4700
  • St. Lucie: 4132 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce; 772-462-1500 
  • Mspanrtin: 135 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Stuart; 772-288-5637

IMPORTANT: Due to a change in Florida election law, at the end of this year, all voters who have a vote-by-mail request on file with their Supervisor of Elections office must renew their request beginning January 1, 2023.

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Elections staff open and process mail ballots on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at the Indian River County Supervisor of Elections office in Vero Beach, Fla. Workers were processing 21,133 ballots. "It's very labor intensive and we've never had that many ballots at the initial opening before," said elections supervisor Leslie Rossway Swan (not pictured).

Deadline to return mail ballots

Oct. 31: Deadline to mail ballots back to your county’s elections office.

Oct. 31: Designees may begin picking up a mail ballot for someone else, as well as their own. The required paperwork includes:

  • An affidavit completed and signed by the voter
  • A signed note from the voter that includes their name, date of birth and Florida ID or driver license number or the last four digits of their Social Security number
  • Valid photo ID of the person picking up the mail ballot

Nov. 7: Deadline to pick up a mail ballot from the elections office.

Nov. 8: Emergency-only mail ballot pickup

Completed and signed mail ballots must be received by the elections office in your county no later than 7 p.m. Nov. 8, which is Election Day:

Indian River County mail ballots

  • Elections office, 4375 43rd Ave., Vero Beach
  • Sebastian City Hall council chambers, 1225 Main St.
  • Indian River County Main Library, 1600 21st St., Vero Beach

St. Lucie County mail ballots

  • Elections offic 4132 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce
  • Zora Neale Hurston Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce
  • Port St. Lucie Community Center, 2195 S.E. Airoso Blvd., Port St. Lucie
  • Mid Florida Event Center, 9221 S.E. Event Center Place, Port St. Lucie
  • Paula A. Lewis Library, 2950 S.W. Rosser Blvd., Port St. Lucie
  • IRSC Veterans Center of Excellence, 500 N.W. California Blvd., Port St. Lucie

Martin County mail ballots

  • Elections office, 135 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Stuart
  • Hoke Library, 1150 Jack Williams Way, Jensen Beach
  • Robert Morgade Library, 5851 S.E. Community Drive, Stuart
  • Hobe Sound Library, 10595 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound
  • Peter & Julie Cummings Library, 2551 S.W. Matheson Ave., Palm City
  • Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 S.W. Adams Ave., Indiantown


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