Why you should Vote By Mail
Convenient: No worries about weather, long lines, unexpected illness or schedule conflicts on Election Day
Review candidates/issues at your leisure with ballot in hand
You can track your ballot to ensure it arrived,
VBM ballots are counted first.
Historically, helps Democrats achieve record turn-out
Who can enroll in VBM
Any registered Palm Beach County voter can obtain a VBM ballot
How to enroll in VBM
Online at CLICK HERE
By Phone: (561) 656-6208
By Fax: (561) 656-6230
Visit any of the four Supervisor of Elections Offices in Palm Beach County, for addresses and hours CLICK HERE
At any Voter Registration event
or Click here to download and complete a fillable pdf Vote-by-Mail Request Form. Once complete, it may be returned by mail, fax (561) 656-6230, or as an attachment to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What you need to enroll in VBM
Your full name, address, date of birth, Florida Driver License or ID number, or the last four digits of the elector's Social Security number, whichever may be verified in our records
Your mailing address (if applicable; ballots cannot be forwarded. Be sure to provide your current mailing address.)
Your voter registration number (optional)
The election or elections for which the Vote-by-Mail ballot is being requested
Your Signature (written request)
For someone else:
Voter's name and home address, date of birth, Florida Driver License or ID number, or the last four digits of the elector's Social Security number, whichever may be verified in our records
Requester's relationship to the voter
Requester's name and address
Requester's Driver License number, ID number, or the last four digits of the requester's Social Security number (if available)
Requester's signature (for written requests)
How to check your VBM status
Click on My Status with PBC SOE website, HERE to make sure you are registered to VBM.
Deadline to request VBM ballot
The deadline to request that a Vote-by-Mail ballot for an upcoming election is no later than 5:00 p.m. on the tenth (10th) day before election day. If you think you may have missed the deadline, you can visit one of the offices to get a VBM ballot.
What to do with your completed ballot?
Place it in a regular mailbox as early as possible to avoid delivery delays and ensure it arrives before the election.
Drop it off during early voting hours at a designated drop box.
Bring it to any PBC Supervisor of Election office
Check the status of your ballot at HERE
NOTE: Under the Republicans' new voter suppression law, you are strictly limited on the number of completed VBM ballots you can deliver-your own, your immediate family's and 2 other voters. It is against the law to deliver any more than specified.
Please remember to insert the ballot into the secrecy sleeve,
THEN SIGN AND DATE THE ENVELOPE
VBM requests need to be renewed every 2 years
Under the new FL law signed by Gov. DeSantis, your current VBM registration expires after every general election cycle (2 yrs).
Voters who wish to receive VBM ballots for 2023 through 2024 elections are required to re-submit a VBM Ballot Request after Nov. 8, 2022. (Re-submit early in odd-years (2023. 2025) to avoid delays in ballot arrivals.)
After Nov. 8, 2022, under the new FL law, voters must re-apply every two (2) years to Vote By Mail.