Special election March 28 to extend current half cent school surtax

Published on February 23, 2017 with No Comments

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Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections Tappie Villane announces important information regarding the special election on March 28 to extend the current half cent school infrastructure surtax.

Books Close

Registration books will close on Monday, February 27 at 5 p.m. It is the last day to register to vote for the special election. Florida law mandates registration books close 29 days before an election.

Vote-by-mail (Absentee)

A vote-by-mail ballot may be obtained by:

  • Visiting www.votesantarosa.com
  • Calling the elections office at (850) 983-1900
  • Visiting the Supervisor of Elections Office located at 6495 Caroline St., Suite F in Milton.

Wednesday, March 22 is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot be mailed to you for the Tuesday, March 28 election. All vote-by-mail ballots are due no later than 7 p.m. election night. If you are dropping off a vote-by-mail ballot at the South Santa Rosa Service Center, the ballot must be returned no later than 5 p.m. on March 28. There will be no early voting for this special election.

Ballot drop off

There are two locations in Santa Rosa County for voters to drop off absentee (vote-by-mail) ballots for the 2017 special election:

  • South Santa Rosa Service Center (Annex) at 5841 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
    • 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., February 22- March 27
    • 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on March 28
  • County Administration Building (Milton Office) at 6495 Caroline Street, Suite F, Milton, FL 32570
    • 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. through March 27
    • 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on March 28

Election Day

Election Day is March 28 and will be open to all voters living in Santa Rosa County regardless of party affiliation. More information can be found at www.votesantarosa.com or call the elections office at (850) 983-1900.

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