February 2, 2011 – On March 22, 2011, the City of Jacksonville will conduct its Municipal Unitary First Election. Voters will cast ballots to elect the following:
To vote in this election you must register and request an absentee ballot. You will not get a ballot automatically even if you voted in the November 2, 2010 general election. Note: In Florida, no witness or notary is necessary for the FPCA application.
To check your registration status, visit: www.duvalelections.com.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 is the deadline to register to vote for this election. Go to FVAP.gov and get started! It only takes a few minutes. Alternately you may obtain an FPCA from your unit or installation voting assistance officer and at U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide, but you must follow the Florida instructions given at FVAP.gov when completing this form. Indicate on the FPCA how you would like to receive your absentee ballot: mail, email, or fax.
If you are already registered to vote, the deadline for submitting an FPCA request for a mailed ballot is 6 days before the election: Wednesday, March 16, 2011. The deadline for submitting an FPCA request for a ballot to be emailed or faxed is the day before the election: Monday, March 21, 2011.
Florida allows the FPCA as a ballot request to be mailed, emailed or faxed.
If you choose to email your completed FPCA, you should send the form as a signed, scanned attachment directly to the Duval County Supervisor of Elections Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you choose to mail your FPCA, mail the form directly to the Duval County Supervisor of Elections Office at the address below.
If you choose to fax your FPCA, please refer to the faxing instructions below.
Requested ballots will be mailed, faxed and emailed on February 5, 2011 and as requested beyond this date.
The voted ballot must be received by 7:00 pm (EDT) on March 22, 2011 in order to be counted. To check the status of your absentee ballot visit www.duvalelections.com.
If you are a stateside military voter, you must return your ballot by mail.
If you are overseas, and received your ballot by mail, you must return your ballot by mail.
If you are overseas and received your ballot by fax or email, you may return your ballot by fax or mail.
To mail your ballot, return the voted ballot with the signed Voter’s Certificate by mail or by sending it via a licensed motor carrier such as Federal Express, UPS or DSL to the address below.
Civilians residing outside the U.S.: Contact your closest U.S. Embassy or consulate for specific instructions on how voted ballots, with proper domestic postage attached, can be returned to the United States from any U.S. embassy or consulate. To locate your nearest U.S. embassy or consulate, visit http://www.usembassy.gov/.
To fax your ballot please follow instructions below.
Maggie Johnson, Elections Aide
Duval County Supervisor of Elections Office
105 E. Monroe St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Faxing Instructions: Fax the FPCA or voted ballot directly to the Duval County Supervisor of Elections Office at 904-301-3867. You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service to fax your Ballot and/or FPCA toll-free. To use the Electronic Transmission Service, use the cover sheet available in the Voting Assistance Guide or at FVAP.gov, and fax to: 703-693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll-free fax numbers can be found at FVAP.gov.
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