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.

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Posted August 11, 2022 |

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, fromĀ  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or at any open Early Voting site during Early Voting hours.

Voters can check their mail ballot status by visiting VoteMarion.Gov. Ballot status alerts are available by email, text message or voice mail by filling out a form at MarionBallotTrax.com.

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:

Election Center

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

For more information, visit www.VoteMarion.Gov; call the Marion County Election Center at 352-620-3290 or email Elections@VoteMarion.Gov.