WHAT ARE VOTE-BY-MAIL DROP BOXES?
Vote-by-Mail drop boxes are secure and staffed compartments where voters can drop off their voted, sealed and signed Vote-by-Mail ballots.
ARE DROP BOXES SECURE?
Yes - drop boxes are secured with a lock and key and have a flame-prevention design. Drop boxes are also staffed with trained electon workers when they are operational.
WHEN AND WHERE ARE DROP BOXES ACCESSIBLE?
In accordance with F.S. 101.69(2), the Supervisor of Elections shall provide secure drop boxes at each branch office of the Supervisor of Elections office as well as at each Early Voting location.
Supervisor of Elections branch offices - accessible during regular business hours:
Supervisor of Elections Office – 3750 Enterprise Ave, Naples FL 34104
North Collier Government Center – 2335 Orange Blossom Drive, Naples FL 34109
Early Voting locations - accessible during the early voting period:
Collier County Government Complex – 3311 Tamiami Trl E, Naples FL 34112
Everglades City Hall – 102 Copeland Avenue N, Everglades City FL 34139
Golden Gate Community Center – 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples FL 34116
Immokalee Community Park – 321 N 1st St, Immokalee FL 34142
Library Headquarters – 2385 Orange Blossom Drive, Naples FL 34109
Marco Island Library – 210 S Heathwood Drive, Marco Island FL 34145
Norris Center – 755 8th Ave S, Naples FL 34102
North Collier Regional Park – 15000 Livingston Road, Naples FL 34109
IF I RETURN MY VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT TO A DROP BOX, DO I ALSO NEED TO INCLUDE POSTAGE?
No postage is necessary when you return your ballot to a drop box.
IF I USE A DROP BOX, WHEN WILL THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS RECEIVE MY BALLOT?
Drop boxes are monitored and emptied throughout the day. It typically takes 24 hours for elections staff to process a Vote-by-Mail ballot returned from a drop box. You can track your ballot's status using our Ballot Tracker.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I FORGET TO SIGN THE BACK OF MY BALLOT?
If you forget to sign the back of the ballot retun envelope or if the signature on the back of the envelope does not match your signature of record, our office will send you a cure affidavit to correct that issue.