Registered Voters as of 08/29/2014 Democrat: 541,593 Republican: 235,178 Other: 282,043 Total: 1,058,814
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For More Information Contact
February 22, 2013   Media Contact:
Mary Cooney, (954)712-1960,
mary.cooney@browardsoe.org
Media Alert    

Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot to be Mailed for the March 12, 2013 Elections

 
For Immediate Release

Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot to be Mailed
for the March 12, 2013 Elections

Broward County, Florida (February 20, 2013) -The Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office will continue mailing absentee ballots to voters upon request as long as the request is received by the deadline - 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

Requests can be made by mail, e-mail, in person or by calling (954)357-7055 the 24 hour/ 7 day a week line. All voted Absentee Ballots must be received by the Supervisor of Elections’ Main Office by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Many of the long standing absentee ballot requests on file for voters expired in 2012. Voters are reminded that a request is only valid for two election cycles, so it may be necessary to renew the request this year.

Voters are reminded of the following absentee voting tips:

· Ensure your ballot is received by the Elections Office by Election Day, March 12 no later than 7:00 p.m. Post marks do not count.
· Remember to sign the Voter Certificate at the red X after sealing the envelope
· It is important that the signature on the absentee ballot envelope matches the signature the Elections Department has on record.
· Any ballots received after 7:00 p.m. Election Day will not be counted even if they are postmarked on March 12, 2013.
· Use care in choosing who you give the Ballot to if hand delivering
· Do not give your Ballot to a stranger


DR. BRENDA C. SNIPES
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
www.browardsoe.org .


Media Contact:
Mary Cooney, (954)712-1960,
mary.cooney@browardsoe.org