Time to get ready for 2018!
Why stand in line? Vote By Mail in 2018
Did you know that you can receive your Primary and General Election ballots in the comfort of your home? This is the same ballot you would receive at the polls or at an early voting site. Any registered voter can sign up to Vote By Mail. As a registered voter in Manatee County you have the option to request a Vote by Mail ballot for all future elections through December 2016 and you can cancel at any time if you change your mind.
The process is fast and easy. Request a Vote by Mail ballot from the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections office by calling 941-741-3823 or emailing, Info@VoteManatee.com (please include your date of birth in the email). Once the ballot arrives, fill it out as you would at the polls and return it by mail OR drop if off at the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections office, 600 301 Blvd., W. Suite 108, Bradenton.
Your Vote By Mail ballot must be received to the Supervisors of Elections office by 7:00 pm on Election Day. It is important to note that the deadline to request a Vote by Mail ballot is always six days prior to an Election Day. The last day to request a Vote By Mail ballot for the 2014 General Election is Wednesday, October 29.
Don’t wait to contact the Supervisor of Elections office. Put your request in now and you will automatically be mailed your ballot well in advance of General Election Day. Call 941-741-3823 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org (please include your date of birth in the email).
Early Voting Available at 4 Locations!
In previous years, Early Voting was held at only 1 location. Ballot on Demand equipment enabled the expansion of Early Voting to 4 locations for the 2014 elections. Manatee County registered voters will be able to choose the most convenient early voting location. All 4 locations will be open from 7:00AM to 7:00PM for 8 days of voting for both the primary and general elections. These locations include:
- Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto
- Lakewood Ranch Town Hall, 8175 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Lakewood Ranch
- Rocky Bluff Library, 6750 U.S. 301, Ellenton
- Supervisor of Elections Office, 600 301 Blvd. W., Suite 118, Bradenton
Early Voting dates for the General Election are from October 25 through November 1.