Ballots to be Mailed for August 14 Primary Election
State law requires ballots for absent military and overseas voters to be mailed at least 45 days prior to an election.
Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark announces that ballot mailings for the August 14 Primary Election are tentatively scheduled as follows.
- Week of June 25 – Mail ballots to approximately 2,100 absent military and overseas voters who have requested ballots to date. State law requires ballots for absent military and overseas voters to be mailed at least 45 days prior to an election.
- July 10 – Begin mailing approximately 225,000 ballots to domestic voters who have requested ballots to date. State law requires domestic ballots to be mailed beginning between 35 and 28 days prior to an election.
Absent military and overseas voters include all active-duty military, their spouses and dependents, currently absent from their places of residence; and civilians who are U.S. citizens residing outside the United States. Domestic voters are civilian voters residing within the United States and active-duty military voters residing in Pinellas County, according to a news release.
Daily ballot requests and ballot mailing updates are posted to the Supervisor of Elections Web site,www.votepinellas.com, under the Current Elections tab, once mailings begin.