There are no scheduled elections for Franklin County for 2023.
The Elections Office will be closing at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29th and will remain closed through Wednesday, August 30th for inclement weather conditions related to TS Idalia.
OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED THIS WEEK DUE TO REPAIRS ON THE ROOF. WE WILL REOPEN ON MONDAY, JULY 31, 2023.
Due to recent election law changes, Vote by Mail requests now expire after each general election cycle. If you want to vote by mail in the 2024 elections, you must submit a new request.
VBM request forms will be mailed out to all voters who had a request on file during the 2022 General Election, or you may request online using the Vote by Mail request tab on our website.
The Franklin County Canvassing Board will reconvene at 10:00 am on Wednesday, November 9th.
The Franklin County Canvassing Board will reconvene at 4:45pm on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
Vote at your PRECINCT on Election Day.
Please use Precinct finder above to find your Precinct location.
The Elections Office is NOT a precinct on Election Day.
Precinct 3 & 4
Vote by Mail Information
General Election VBM ballots mailed out on 10/06/2022.
The last day to request a VBM for the General Election is
October 29, 2022.
VBM ballots must be received in the Supervisor of Elections Office by 7pm on Election day to be counted.
Candidate Qualifying Update: Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation Supervisor Offices: Governor DeSantis signed Senate Bill 1078 into law late on June 15, 2022. It requires all Soil and Water Conservation seats to be on the General Election ballot this year. Candidates must qualify by noon, June 17, 2022. For information on qualifying please contact our office at 850-653-9520.
Due to the passing of Carrabelle City Commissioner Frank Mathes the City of Carrabelle will have 3 seats open for the General Election.
Those interested in running will qualify with City Clerk Keisha Messer beginning Noon, Monday, June 13th and ending Noon, Friday June 17th.
2022 Primary Election Dates
Deadline to register or change party: Monday July 25, 2022
Early Voting: August 13 - August 20, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
Election Day: August 23, 2022
2022 General Election Dates
Deadline to register to vote or change party: Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Early Voting: October 24 - November 5, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
Election Day: November 8, 2022
Election Security Facts
SENATE BILL 90
SENATE BILL 90 SPANISH
Canvassing Board Meeting s actual cost of signature verification of an initiative petition is $0.10 per signature.
VBM Guidance for envelope issues:
If your return Voter's Certificate envelope arrives pre-sealed, please contact us immediately at 850-653-9520 to have a replacement envelope mailed to you. You may also come by the Elections office located at 47, Ave F, Apalachicola and pick up a replacement envelope.
You may also carefully open the top of your envelope with scissors or letter opener, place your ballot inside, sign and date the envelope in the space provided and seal the envelope with tape. This will not cause your ballot to be rejected.
If your ballot arrives to you damaged, please notify us right away at 850-653-9520 for a replacement ballot and other options available to you to cast your vote.
Notice to Voters VBM Information