Prepare now for the General Election on Nov. 3, 2020. Susan Gill, Supervisor of Elections, is encouraging voters who plan to Vote by Mail in the upcoming General Election to take steps now to make sure the ballot is returned to the elections office in time to be counted.

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• If you have not already requested your Vote by Mail ballot for the General Election, contact the Supervisor of Elections office now so that your ballot is scheduled for the first mail drop in late September.

• If you need your ballot mailed to a different address than in your voter record, you need to provide that address in writing with your signature to the elections office.

• USPS recommends voters request their ballots at least two weeks before Elections Day.

One week to receive your ballot and one week to return your ballot to the Elections Office before the 7 p.m. Election Day deadline.

• Vote by mail ballots are scheduled to be mailed out by the end of September.

No postage is required to return your ballot to the elections office. Any voter can request a vote by mail ballot for themselves or a family member for a specific election or all elections. To request a mail ballot, you may call the Supervisor of Elections office: 352-564-7120, visit www.votecitrus.com or fax: 352-564-7121.

Vote by Mail ballots are non-forwardable. Vote by Mail ballots may be returned to the Supervisor of Elections office at 1500 W. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River using the 24 hour drop box located on the wall at the main entrance. Vote by Mail ballots delivered after 7 p.m. on Election Day cannot be counted.

If you have questions about voting by mail or need any additional information, contact the Supervisor of Elections office at 352-564-7120 or www.votecitrus.com.