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239-LEE-VOTE (533-8683) • Office Hours: M - F 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Our mission is to deliver superior election services to the voters of Lee County.

Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot

How can I receive a Vote-by-Mail ballot?

You may choose to have your Vote-by-Mail ballot mailed, e-mailed, or faxed to you. 

Regardless of the delivery method, ballots for Military and Overseas voters will initially be sent no later than 45 days prior to an election.

How can I request a Vote-by-Mail ballot?

Vote-by-Mail ballot requests can be made online, by phone, mail, e-mail, fax, or in person at any one of our branch office locations.

You can also visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program's website at fvap.gov to submit a Federal Post Card Application and Absentee Ballot Request (FPCA). 

If you would prefer to print and return your Vote-by-Mail ballot request, you may use one of the following forms:

How can I return a Vote-by-Mail ballot?

  • Domestic Military Voters: You may only return your ballot by mail or in person. 
  • Civilian and Military Overseas Voters: You may only return your ballot by fax or mail.

Vote-by-Mail ballots cannot be returned by e-mail.

What do I do if I requested a Vote-by-Mail ballot but didn't receive it in time?

If you are already registered and have requested a Vote-by-Mail ballot, but did not receive your ballot in time to vote and return it, you have the right to vote using a Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB)

  • The Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot is a back-up or emergency ballot used for any federal, state, or local election.
  • The Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot may not be used to request a ballot or update a voter's record.

Visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program's website at fvap.gov for more information.

Tommy Doyle, Supervisor of Elections, Lee County

Mailing Address for all Correspondence:
P. O. Box 2545, Fort Myers FL 33902-2545
PHONE (all offices): 239 LEE-VOTE (239-533-8683)
HOURS (all offices): M - F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Records Requests:
Contact: Stephen Rumer, Public Records Custodian
PHONE: 239 LEE-VOTE (239-533-8683)

Melvin Morgan
Constitutional Complex
2480 Thompson St, 3rd Floor,
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(corner of Fowler St and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd)
Lee County Government Center
1039 SE 9th Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33990
At Bonita Commons
25987 S Tamiami Trail, #105
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
South Fort Myers Branch Office
13180 S Cleveland Ave,
Fort Myers, FL 33907
(across the street from the Bell Tower Shops)

Under Florida law, s. 668.6076, F.S., e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.