It is very important to update
your signature on file, as it may change throughout the years. If
have been registered for many years and your signature
style has changed;
have been married or divorced; or
are unable to write.
You should update your
signature by submitting a
Florida Voter Registration Application Form to the
Department of Elections.
Signatures in your registration record are used to verify signatures on
petitions, vote-by-mail ballots and provisional ballots. If your
signatures do not match, your petition or ballot will not count.
are canvassed 15 days before each election. The signature on
file at the start of the canvassing of vote-by-mail ballots is the signature
that will be used to verify your signature on the voter's certificate.
Therefore, make sure you have submitted an update prior to the start of
If you are a caregiver to someone
whose signature needs to be updated for any reason, Power of
Attorney cannot be accepted in place of the voter's signature or
mark. For specific instructions, please
back to Return
a Vote-By-Mail Ballot
back to Update Voter Information