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Floridians Have Until Wednesday To Request Ballot Via Mail, Can Still Pick Up One In Person

The inside of the Leon County Supervisor of Elections office with a vote sign
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Floridians who want to request a vote by mail ballot have until Wednesday to do so.

The deadline for a person to request a ballot via the mail is Wednesday by 5 p.m.

But, a vote by mail ballot can still be picked up at the local supervisor of elections office until and on Election Day, which is August 28th.

To be counted, the local Supervisor of elections must receive the ballot no later than 7 p.m. that Tuesday.

According to the Florida Division of Elections website, more than one million Floridians have cast ballots—mostly by mail.

For more news updates, follow Sascha Cordner on Twitter: @SaschaCordner.

Sascha Cordner has more than ten years of public radio experience. It includes working at NPR member station WUFT-FM in Gainesville for several years. She's worked in both radio and TV, serving in various capacities as a reporter, producer and anchor. She's also a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in telecommunications. She is the recipient of 15 awards from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), and Edward R. Murrow. Her award-winning stories include her coverage on the infamous “Dozier School for Boys” and a feature titled "Male Breast Cancer: Lost in the Sea of Pink." Currently, Sascha serves as the host and producer of local and state news content for the afternoon news program "All Things Considered" at WFSU. Sascha primarily covers criminal justice and social services issues. When she's not reporting, Sascha likes catching up on her favorite TV shows, singing and reading. Follow Sascha Cordner on Twitter:@SaschaCordner.