Signature Affidavits



I received an Omitted Signature Affidavit for Vote-by-Mail Ballot


Your Vote-by-Mail ballot was returned to the Collier County Supervisor of Elections office without a signature. A cure is provided by Florida Statute 101.68(4)(b):

"Until 5 p.m. on the day before an election, the supervisor shall allow a voter who has returned a Vote-by-Mail ballot that does not include the voter’s signature to complete and submit an affidavit in order to cure the unsigned Vote-by-Mail ballot."

Please read and comply with the instructions stated on the affidavit (DS-DE 139), in English or Spanish.

For your vote to count, you must sign the Omitted Signature Affidavit, and return the affidavit with a copy of your identification to the Supervisor of Elections office.

You may return the Affidavit by

  • Mail:
    Jennifer J. Edwards
    Supervisor of Elections
    3750 Enterprise Avenue 
    Naples FL  34104

  • Email: MailBallot@colliergov.net

  • Fax: (239) 252-2630

If you need another copy of the Omitted Signature Affidavit (DS-DE 139), in English or Spanish.

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I received a Signature Cure Affidavit for Vote-by-Mail Ballot


Your Vote-by-Mail ballot was returned to the Collier County Supervisor of Elections office with a signature issue. A cure is provided.

Please read and comply with the instructions stated on the affidavit.

For your vote to count, you must sign the Signature Cure Affidavit and return the affidavit with a copy of your identification to the Supervisor of Elections office no later than 5:00 P.M. on the Monday before the election.

You may return the Affidavit by

  • Mail:
    Jennifer J. Edwards
    Supervisor of Elections
    3750 Enterprise Avenue 
    Naples FL  34104

  • Email: MailBallot@colliergov.net

  • Fax: (239) 252-2630

If you need another copy of the Signature Cure Affidavit, click here to print a replacement.

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Why is Power of Attorney (POA) not acceptable?


Per Florida Attorney General Opinion 78-89.

“An agent appointed pursuant to a power of attorney may be authorized to do whatever one can lawfully do individually, except those acts so peculiarly personal that their performance cannot be delegated. … The authorities and decisional case law are in general accord that the acts of voting and registration are of such personal character that they may not be delegated to an agent, …”

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