Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark has set a tentative schedule for mail ballots in the March 14 municipal elections.
Ballot mailings are tentatively planned for registered voters residing in: Gulfport, Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach, North Redington Beach, Redington Shores, Safety Harbor, South Pasadena, St. Pete Beach, Tarpon Springs and Treasure Island.
Mail ballots are tentatively scheduled to be sent Jan. 27 to absent military and overseas voters who have requested ballots by that date. State law requires ballots for absent military and overseas voters to be mailed at least 45 days before an election.
Mail ballots are tentatively set to be sent Feb. 7 to domestic voters who have requested ballots by that date. State law requires domestic ballots to be mailed between 35 and 28 days before an election.
Absent military and overseas voters include all active-duty military, their spouses, and dependents currently absent from their places of residence, and civilians who are U.S. citizens residing outside the U.S. Domestic voters are civilian voters residing within the U.S. and active-duty military voters living in Pinellas County.
Additional mail ballot requests will be fulfilled as received. To apply for a vote-by-mail ballot, visit VotePinellas.com, call 727-464-VOTE (8683), or email MailBallot@VotePinellas.com. The deadline to request that a ballot be mailed is 5 p.m. March 8.
Mail ballots must be received at one of the Supervisor of Elections Offices by 7 p.m. on Election Day. Voters are advised to allow at least one week for their ballot to be returned by mail to the Supervisor of Elections Office. Mail ballots may also be dropped off at any Supervisor of Elections Office. Check VotePinellas.com for hours and locations.