Published On: Sat, Jul 16th, 2022

Don’t Look Now But Election Day is Fast Approaching!

By Robert S Weinroth

Vote-by-Mail ballots are scheduled to be mailed out by the Supervisor of Elections office to domestic voters between 40-33 days before the August 23, 2022 Primary Election. That time window allows ballots to be mailed between Thursday, July 14th and Wednesday, July 20th.  

Supervisor Wendy Sartory Link has advised that her office is currently on schedule to mail ballots on Monday, July 18th for the August Election. Overseas and military ballots were mailed on July 9th.  

Registered voters in Palm Beach County may request a Vote-by-Mail ballot online at VotePalmBeach.gov, email votebymail@votepalmbeach.gov, or by calling 561.656.6208.

Voters should have their Florida Driver’s License, Florida ID card, or the last four digits of their Social Security number available when making their request. 

The deadline to request a Vote-by-Mail ballot be mailed to you is 5PM on Saturday, August 13, 2022.

The Main Elections Office will be open on Saturday, August 13th to serve voters.  

Even after August 13th, a Vote-by-Mail ballot may be picked up in person at one of the four SOE offices until 5PM on Monday, August 22, 2022.

All Vote-by-Mail ballots must be received by 7PM at the Main SOE Office on Election Day, Tuesday, August 23, 2022, in order to be counted. 

Voters can track their Vote-by-Mail ballot from the moment it is requested until the time the SOE receives it back at their office. Visit the “My Status” page at VotePalmBeach.gov to track your ballot to ensure your vote is processed and will be counted. 

Important Dates and Deadlines 

The deadline to register to vote or change your party is July 25, 2022

The deadline to request a Vote-by-Mail ballot be mailed to you is 5PM on August 13, 2022. 

Your Vote-by-Mail ballot must be RECEIVED by 7PM on Election Day, Tuesday, August 23, 2022. 

Early Voting is available from Saturday, August 8th – Sunday, August 21, 2022, from 10AM to 7PM. 

Election Day is Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Polls will be open from 7AM to 7PM. 

About the Author

- Robert Weinroth is a 27 year resident of Boca Raton where he is an attorney, businessman, former member of the City Council (where he served for four years) and currently serves as an elected member of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners. Commissioner Weinroth went to Boston’s Northeastern University where he earned a BSBA in Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at New England School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. Weinroth served as president and general counsel of Freedom Medical Services Inc, an accredited medical supply company in Boca Raton. FREEDOMED® represented the realization of an entrepreneurial dream. Weinroth, and his wife Pamela operated the company for 16 years, eventually selling the business in 2016. Weinroth takes great pride in his past work as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for the 15th Judicial Circuit, advocating for the needs of abused and neglected children deemed dependent by the Court. After serving on multiple community boards and committees, Weinroth was elected to the Boca Raton City Council in 2014. During his tenure, he served as CRA Vice-chair and Deputy Mayor and was appointed to a number of county boards including the Boca Raton Airport Authority, the Palm Tran Service Board, the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, the Treasure Coast Planning Council and was elected a board member of the Palm Beach County League of Cities. Commissioner Weinroth serves as County Vice-Mayor and has been appointed Chair of the Solid Waste Authority, a board member of the PBC Transportation Planning Agency, and alternate representative on the Treasure Coast Planning Agency and several other county and regional boards. Robert, Pamela and their two dogs, Sierra and Siggy, are proud to call Boca Raton home.

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