INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – Today is the last day for Indian River County residents to vote in the upcoming general election.
Voters will be given the opportunity to weigh in on who will represent them in their respective cities and towns, on the County Commission, the School Board and state and federal offices.
They will also make decisions on a local ballot referendum that could give incentives to new or expanding businesses within the county that offer more jobs.
The following information is from the Supervisor of Election’s Office Website, www.VoteIndianRiver.com
Those at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, and legal resident of Florida may register to vote. A person who is otherwise qualified may preregister on or after that person’s 16th birthday and may vote in any election occurring on or after that person’s 18th birthday.
Those who have been adjudicated mentally incapacitated with regard to voting in this or any other state and have not had their right to vote restored pursuant to law, or, those who have been convicted of any felony by any court of record and have not had their right to vote restored pursuant to law are not allowed to register to vote.
On-line by clicking the following link to begin the on-line application form. Once you have completed the on-line application, you must print it out, sign and date it, and return it to the Supervisor of Elections office in person or by mail.
In Person or by Telephone: You may obtain a voter registration application in person or by telephone by contacting: Indian River County Supervisor of Elections, 4375 43rd Avenue, Unit #101, Vero Beach, FL 32967.
After completing the voter registration application, it can be mailed or delivered to the Supervisor of Elections office. A voter identification card will be mailed to the applicant approximately two weeks after the application is processed.
Mail ballot requests must be submitted no later than six days prior to an election. Your designee, with written authorization, may pick up your mail ballot no earlier than 5 days prior to the election.
Registered voters can vote early at any designated site in the county beginning 15 days prior to an election and ending the Saturday before Election Day. Early voting begins Oct. 18 and ends Oct. 30, except Sunday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.