The Villages Democratic Club
Make Sure Your Vote Counts!!
Is your voter registration up-to-date?
Many people can no longer vote because they’ve been purged from the rolls, or their signatures have changed. If your original registration signature is several years old, it may no longer look the same as you write it now. It might be time to register again and update your signature.
Click HERE to watch a brief video (<2 mins) that explains the process.
To check your status or update your voter info online, click the following link or go to https://registertovoteflorida.gov/home.
Or, call the county elections office where you reside.
County Elections Office Numbers
Sumter - 352-569-1540
If you live in Sumter County:
If you live in Lake County:
If you live in Marion County:
Why Vote by Mail (VBM)?
In a March 2020 appearance on CNN, Florida Democratic Party Executive Director Juan Peñalosa told anchor Don Lemon:
Make Sure Your Vote-by-Mail Ballot Counts!
Signing your Vote-by-Mail (VBM) Envelope
The VBM envelope pictured at the left is a CORRECT sample. You'll find your name printed (circled in blue) below the Barcode.
Households that have more than one VBM voter often accidentally switch envelopes. This invalidates your vote!
You can check that your ballot was received and counted by going online to the Voter Information Lookup form on your county's Supervisor of Elections website, or by clicking one of the links below:
Voter Outreach and Protection
Two programs dedicated to helping voters in Sumter County are administered out of our partner organization - the Sumter Democratic Executive Committee (DEC) office.
The Voter Outreach Program, headed up by State Committeeman Bob Berg, monitors and directs activities related to voter registration, enrollment in Vote-by-Mail, and all aspects of the Get Out the Vote (GOTV) effort in Sumter County.
The Voter Protection Program , chaired by State Committeewoman Cris Anderson, is part of a larger Florida Democratic Party effort to remove impediments to voter participation in Florida elections.
Visit the Sumter DEC website for more details on these programs.