If your mail in ballot has been rejected, it is easy to fix and we can help you do it

If the Supervisor of Elections has told you that your mail-in ballot was rejected either because there is a problem with the signature match or you failed to sign it, you can easily correct the problem by signing and sending a form to the Supervisor of Elections together with a copy of your ID. There is a deadline, so you need to act now.

En español: ¿Qué puedo hacer si mi boleta fue rechazada en Florida?

We can help you fix your ballot or you can do it yourself.

Want Help? Visit one of our offices or call our hotline:

Coconut Grove
J.S Rashid             305.842.1750
jsrashid@hotmail.com
3634 Grand Avenue
Miami, FL 33133
M-F: 10am-6pm

Homestead
305.302.0271
hmarbaya@gmail.com
143 N Flagler
Homestead, FL 33030
Monday-Sunday: 10am-5pm

Liberty City
Sheerita Smalls           954.708.7249
mssmall97@gmail.com
6838 NW 18th Ave
Miami, FL 33147
Monday-Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday: 10am-2pm

Miami Gardens
Miss Edith Owens 305.972.4414
edithowens33056@gmail.com
19333 NW 2nd Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33169
Monday-Saturday: 10-6, Sunday: 10-4

North Miami
Miss Sonia Flowers   305.300.0127
soniaflowers@yahoo.com
13751 NW 7th Ave
Miami, FL 33168
Monday-Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday: 10am-4pm

Perrine
Carolyn Taylor-Pates         305.910.5259
patescarolyn@yahoo.com
17464 SW 104th Ave
Perrine FL 33157
Monday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Do it yourself?  Here are instructions:

(Please call the hotline or one of our offices with any questions):

You must submit the completed and signed Vote-By-Mail-Affidavit to the Supervisor of Elections along with a copy of your ID. 

VBMaffidavits@miamidade.gov

  • If you don’t have a scanner, you can take a picture with your phone of your affidavit and your ID and attach them to the email. Be sure that they are legible.

Acceptable IDs: These are the types of identification that are acceptable:

Best type of Identification – Use if you have it:

  • Current and valid identification that includes name and photograph:
  • Florida driver license;
  • Florida ID card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles;
  • United States passport;
  • debit or credit card;
  • military, student, retirement center, neighborhood association, or public assistance ID;
  • Veteran health identification card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs;
  • Florida license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm; or 
  • employee identification card issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county, or a municipality.

If you do not have any of these identification materials, you can use these:

Next Best type of Identification – USE ONLY if Best Type above is not available

  • ID that shows name and current residence address: current utility bill; bank statement; government check; paycheck; or
  • government document (excluding voter information card).

If you cannot print the affidavit:

  • You can copy it by hand and send it in with your identification. Here is the wording of the affidavit that you must use:

I, ____________________ (Print voter’s name), am a qualified voter in this election and registered voter of Miami-Dade County, Florida. I do solemnly swear or affirm that I requested and returned the vote-by-mail ballot and that I have not and will not vote more than one ballot in this election. I understand that if I commit or attempt any fraud in connection with voting, vote a fraudulent ballot, or vote more than once in an election, I may be convicted of a felony of the third degree and fined up to $5,000 and imprisoned for up to 5 years. I understand that my failure to sign this affidavit means that my vote-by-mail ballot will be invalidated.

___________________________ (your signature)

___________________________________________________________________(your full address).

  • Take a picture of your identification and of your signed affidavit, make sure they are legible; and
  • Send them as attachments to an email to VBMaffidavits@miamidade.gov.

 

Once you have submitted your completed affidavit to the Supervisor of Elections

You can check to see that the problem has been cured at checkmyballot.miami.

If you have any questions

  • Call our Voter Hotline at 833-VOTE-FLA (833-868-3352)