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.
We can help you fix your ballot or you can do it yourself.
Want Help? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 833-VOTE-FLA (833-868-3352)
Do it yourself? Here are instructions:
(but please call or email 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.
- Print the Vote-By-Mail-Affidavit that is attached here in English, Spanish and Creole. If you cannot print the affidavit, see suggestion below.
- Fill in and sign the Vote-By-Mail-Affidavit
- Scan your completed Affidavit.
- Copy and scan your ID (see below for ID information).
- Attach the completed and signed affidavit and the copy of your ID together to one email and send to:
- 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
- Email us at email@example.com or
- Call our Voter Hotline at 833-VOTE-FLA (833-868-3352)