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Vote-by-Mail Ballot Drop Boxes

Before you return your voted vote-by-mail ballot, be certain to seal it in the return envelope provided and sign the voter's certificate on the back of the envelope. While most voters choose to return their voted ballot by mail, voters may also choose to return their voted ballot sealed in the signed return envelope to our office in-person. Vote-by-mail ballots may not be dropped off at the voter’s polling place on Election Day. All vote-by-mail ballots must be received in our office at 515 N. Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 by 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Voters may also return their vote-by-mail ballots to any early voting site during Early Voting.

Drop Box Availability - City of Gainesville January 25, 2022 Special Runoff Election 
Drop boxes will be available at the following locations during early voting:

Alachua Supervisor of Elections Office
515 North Main Street, Suite 100, Gainesville 32601

Millhopper Branch Library
3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville 32606

Dates and Hours
Friday, January 21 through Sunday, January 23 
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Once Early Voting has ended, the drop box will only be available at the Alachua Supervisor of Elections Office during the following days and hours:

Monday, January 24 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (normal business hours)
Tuesday, January 25 (Election Day) from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (drop box will be available during the same hours as voting at the precincts)

The drop box at the Millhopper Branch Library will not be available after Early Voting has ended on Sunday, January 23 at 6 p.m.

Ballots can still be mailed, or dropped off at our office on the 3rd floor, 515 N. Main St., Gainesville FL 32601 during normal business hours.

Secured drop boxes will be provided and monitored by election personnel at all times.