The 2016 Primary Election has ended – see you in November! 
We're now getting #electionready for the 2016 General Election on November 08, 2016
 Qualifications to Register To Vote:
In order to register to vote in Florida, you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America;
  • Be a Florida resident;
  • Be 18 years old (you may pre-register to vote if you are 16 years old, but you cannot vote until you are 18 years old).
  • Not be adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in Florida or any other state;
  • Not have been convicted of a felony without your civil rights having been restored;
  • Provide your current and valid Florida driver’s license number or Florida identification card number. You must provide the last four digits of your Social Security Number if you do not have a Florida driver’s license number or a Florida identification card number. If you do not have any of these items, you must mark the box indicated on the Florida Voter Registration Application as “NONE.”

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Requesting a ballot by mail and voting via mail ballot has never been easier!

If you haven’t already done so, you can request a ballot by mail.

Or, if you have submitted a request previously, you can check the status of your mail ballot request.

Voting at the polls, Early Voting or Election Day

When voting at the polls, you will need to bring an approved photo ID (Approved Forms of Picture Identification / Formas aprobadas de identificación con fotografía).

You can vote early at any available early voting site.

On election day, you must vote in your assigned precinct.




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Lee County Supervisor of Elections Office partnered with Center for Independent Living to Educate and Empower Voters with Disabilities

Lee County, FL (September 19, 2016) In an effort to increase awareness of the Americans with

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  • Vote by Mail
Vote-by-Mail Ballots Must Be Physically Returned to the Supervisor of Elections Office by 7:00 p.m. Election Day, August 30th.

Lee County, FL ( August 29, 2016) Voted ballots must be physically returned (not just postmarked)

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Picture of Sharon Harrington, current Supervisor of Elections
Sharon Harrington was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Fort Myers in 1975. She attended Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland and Edison Community College in Fort Myers majoring in Accounting and Business Administration.

Prior to her employment with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections Office she spent 24 years in management positions for a variety of businesses both in Ohio and Florida.

Sharon began her employment with the Supervisor of Elections on April 3, 1989 as Fiscal Officer/Human Resources Director and worked very closely with Philinda Young, the previous Supervisor. She has worked in all departments of the Elections Office and was a part of the transition teams that worked on the countywide conversion to the touch screen voting systems in 2002 and the optical scan system in 2008.

She was promoted to Assistant Supervisor-Finance/HR in December of 2002. Sharon was appointed to fulfill the unexpired term of Philinda Young by Governor Jeb Bush on January 20, 2004, and took office on February 16, 2004. She was elected to the position in November of 2004.

Sharon received her state certification in Elections Administration July 28, 2006.

Civic organization participation includes: Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers Board of Directors where she served as chairman for 10 years…

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