Pinellas County ballot drop offs | News
Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark announces that voted ballots can be dropped off at any of the three Elections Offices. Starting January 17, 11 remote ballot dropoff sites will also be available, as in past elections.
"Mail ballots are very popular with our voters, and we will continue to provide 14 ballot dropoff sites for countywide elections." Clark said. All Florida voters are eligible to request mail ballots.
Voted ballots may also be mailed to the Supervisor of Elections with a first-class stamp.
All mail ballots must be received by 7 p.m. Election Day.
Supervisor of Elections Offices are located in:
• County Courthouse, Room 117, 315 Court St., Clearwater
• Starkey Lakes Corporate Center, 13001 Starkey Rd., Largo (**Drive-thru at this location)
• County Building, 501 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg.
Offices hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with the following exceptions:
• January 21-22: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
• January 23-27: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
• January 28: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
• January 31/Election Day: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Remote ballot dropoff sites starting January 17:
• Five of the Tax Collector Offices: 743 Pinellas Ave. S., Tarpon Springs; 29399 US 19 N. (near Curlew), Clearwater; 1663 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater; 1800 66th St. N., St. Petersburg; and 1067 62nd Ave. S., St. Petersburg.
• Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor
• Public libraries in East Lake, Oldsmar, Seminole and Pinellas Park, and the James Weldon Johnson Branch Library in St. Petersburg
Election employees are stationed with secure ballot boxes inside each location. "I Voted" stickers are available.
Remote ballot dropoff sites will be open January 17-31 during specified hours; some locations are open Saturdays. A complete schedule is included in mail ballot kits and also available online at www.votepinellas.com under Ballots by Mail in the left menu.
Ballots can not be dropped off at a polling place, per state law.
Voters may check their ballot status online at www.votepinellas.com to find out the date their ballot is mailed and the date their voted ballot is received by the Supervisor of Elections.
Only the Republican Party is having a presidential primary election. Florida is a "closed primary" state; only registered Republicans are eligible to vote for the Republican presidential nominee.
Five municipalities will also have elections on January 31. All registered voters in Clearwater, Kenneth City, Safety Harbor, Tarpon Springs, and St. Pete Beach Districts 1 and 3 may vote in their respective nonpartisan municipal elections.
All ballots must be received at an Elections Offices or ballot dropoff site by 7 p.m. on Election Day. All accepted mail ballots are included in election results.
All registered voters can request mail ballots or get additional information by calling (727) 464-VOTE (464-8383) or visiting www.votepinellas.com.