For Immediate Release
Media Contacts:

Starley Ard
Public Relations Coordinator
352-620-3290 ext. 221

Wesley Wilcox, CERA
Marion County Supervisor of Elections
352-620-3290
Mail Ballots Sent for the August 23, 2022 Primary Election
Marion County, FL. July 14 - Today, the Marion County Supervisor of Elections mailed 64,285 vote-by-mail ballots to voters with a mail ballot request for the August 23, 2022 Primary Election. Last Friday, 938 UOCAVA ballots were delivered to military and overseas voters.

Voters are required to have a request on file to receive a vote-by-mail ballot. The deadline to request a ballot to be mailed for the Primary Election is August 13 by 5 p.m. Requests can be made by visiting www.VoteMarion.Gov, calling 352-620-3290, or in person at the Supervisor of Elections office. Requests must be made by the voter or an immediate family member, and must include the voter’s date of birth and Florida driver’s license number or Florida ID card number or last four digits of social security number.

Voters are reminded to verify their mailing address is current. The United States Postal Service cannot forward vote-by-mail ballots. A request for a ballot to be mailed to an address other than the voter’s address on file must be in writing and include the voter’s Florida driver license number or Florida ID card number or the last four digits of their social security number, and contain the voter's signature.

Vote-by-mail ballots must be signed and received by the Supervisor of Elections by 7 p.m. Election Day to be counted. The USPS encourages voters to mail their ballot at least a week prior to Election Day to ensure timely receipt.

Due to SB 90, the 24/7 drop box located outside of the Supervisor of Elections office has been removed. However, voters may return their ballot to the Secure Ballot Intake Station located inside the Election Office during business hours, M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or to a monitored Secure Ballot Intake Station located at any Early Voting site during hours of operation. Early Voting begins August 13 and continues through August 20 at 9 Early Voting sites, sites open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Voters can check their mail ballot status by visiting www.VoteMarion.Gov and are encouraged to sign up for email, SMS (text), or voice mail ballot status alerts at www.MarionBallotTrax.com.

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Marion County Supervisor of Elections | 981 NE 16th St, Ocala, FL 34470 | 352-620-3290 Elections@VoteMarion.Gov | www.VoteMarion.Gov