Marion County gears up for Primary Elections
File photo: Supervisor of Elections Wesley Wilcox at the Marion County Election Center in Ocala, Fla. on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2021.
Marion County voters have three options to cast their ballot in the upcoming Aug. 23 Primary Election: Vote-by-Mail, Early Voting, or on Election Day, Aug. 23.
The deadline to request a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the Primary Election is Aug. 13 by 5 p.m.
Requests can be made by visiting VoteMarion.Gov, calling (352) 620-3290, or in person at the Supervisor of Elections office.
Mail ballots must be signed by the voter and received by the Supervisor of Elections by 7 p.m. Election Day to be counted.
The USPS requests voters mail their ballot at least a week before Election Day.
Mail ballots can be returned to a Secure Ballot Intake Station at the Elections Office, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or at any open Early Voting site during Early Voting hours.
Early voting in Marion County begins Aug. 13 and will continue through Aug. 20 at 9 a.m.
Early voting sites are open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations:
981 NE 16th St, Ocala
Belleview Public Library
13145 SE Highway 484, Belleview
Deputy Brian Litz Building
9048 SW Highway 200, Ocala
Dunnellon Public Library
20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon
Forest Public Library
905 S Highway 314A, Ocklawaha
Freedom Public Library
5870 SW 95th St, Ocala
Reddick Community Center
4345 NW 152nd St, Reddick
Silver Springs Shores Community Center
590 Silver Road, Ocala
The Villages Mulberry Center
8445 SE 156th Mulberry Lane, The Villages