The option to vote by mail is under siege following President Donald Trump’s attacks on this system that depends on the Postal Service, an entity that in turn depends on the federal government.
However, if you requested the ballot by mail but do not want to return it through a Postal Service mailbox, you have two options to deliver it:
🗳️ In secure mailboxes in the headquarters and branches of the Election Supervisor.
🗳️ At early voting stations.
For safe mailbox and early voting locations in the state of Florida contact your election supervisor by clicking here.
Where do I return my ballot in Miami-Dade?
If you want to return your ballot to vote by mail you can send it to the Voting Ballot Section by Mail of the Election Supervisor, PO Box 521250, Miami, FL, 33152, according to the Miami Herald newspaper.
But if you prefer to do it in person, you can do it Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Miami-Dade Election Department at 2700 NW 87th Ave., in Doral, or at the Stephen P. Clark Center Voter Information Center at 111 NW First St. (Lobby) in downtown Miami.
You can also go to early voting locations and secure mailboxes available at the following locations:
HERE YOU CAN DELIVER YOUR BALLOT MIAMI-DADE
▪ Arcola Lakes Branch Library, 8240 NW Seventh Ave., Miami.
▪ California Club Subsidiary Library, 700 Ives Dairy Rd., in Northeast Miami-Dade.
▪ Coral Gables Branch Library, 3443 Segovia St., in Coral Gables.
▪ Coral Reef Branch Library, 9211 SW 152nd St., southwest Miami-Dade.
▪ Department of Elections (main office), 2700 NW 87th Ave., in Doral.
▪ Florida City Youth Activity Center, 650 NW Fifth Ave., Florida City.
▪ Florida International University (Student Academic Success Center), 11200 SW Eighth St. (Entrance at Southwest 107th Avenue and Southwest 16th Street), West Miami-Dade.
▪ Historic Garage, 3250 S. Miami Ave. Owned by the former Science Museum (enter on the right side), in Miami.
▪ Homestead Community Center (William F. “Bill” Dickinson Community Center), 1601 N. Krome Ave. at Homestead.
▪ International Mall Branch Library, 10315 NW 12th St., In Doral.
▪ Joseph Caleb Center Community Meeting Room, 5400 NW 22nd Ave., Building A, Miami.
▪ Kendall Branch Library, 9101 SW 97th Ave., in Kendall.
▪ Kendale Lakes Branch Library, 15205 SW 88th St., West Kendall.
▪ Miami Beach City Council, 1700 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach.
▪ Miami Dade College Kendall Campus (The Fascell Conference Center), 11011 SW 104th St., Building K (Entrance at Southwest 104th Street and Southwest 113th Place), west Kendall.
▪ Miami Dade College North Campus (Library), 11380 NW 27th Ave., Building 2, in North Miami-Dade.
▪ Miami Lakes Community Center, 15151 NW 82nd Ave., Miami Lakes.
▪ Orange Branch Library, 14850 SW 280th St., South Miami-Dade.
▪ North Dade Regional Library, 2455 NW 183rd St., Miami Gardens.
▪ North Miami Public Library, 835 NE 132nd St., North Miami.
▪ North Shore Branch Library, 7501 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.
▪ Dade-Adventure Northeast Branch Library, 2930 Aventura Blvd., in Aventura.
▪ Palmetto Bay Branch Library, 17641 Old Cutler Rd., Palmetto Bay.
▪ Phillip and Patricia Frost Science Museum, 1101 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.
▪ Pinecrest Branch Library, 5835 SW 111th St., Pinecrest.
▪ Shenandoah Branch Library, 2111 SW 19th St., Miami.
▪ South Dade Regional Library, 10750 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay.
▪ Stephen P. Clark Government Center (electoral branch), 111 NW First St. (lobby), in Miami.
▪ Westchester Regional Library, 9445 SW 24th St., Westchester.
▪ West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Blvd., West Kendall.
▪ West Miami Community Center, 901 SW 62nd Ave., West Miami.
Here are some important dates to consider for general elections. You must consider that in order to vote you must be registered.
📅 5 October: Registration deadline for general elections.
📅 19 October: Early voting stations begin to open, which will operate until 1 November.
📅 October 24: deadline to request the ballot by mail; must do so by 5 p.m. To request your ballot by mail, you must contact your county election supervisor.
📅 November 3rd: general election. This is also the deadline to return the ballot by mail, which is received until 7:00 pm. However, electoral authorities recommend that you return your ballot at least one week in advance.
How do I check if my ballot was received and counted?
If you mailed your ballot and want to make sure it was received and counted, you must contact your county election department.