MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Time is running out to get your vote-by-mail ballot returned through the post office.

The postal service recommends you allow at least one week to get your ballot delivered in time.

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Tuesday marked the one-week countdown to the general election, and in South Florida voters headed to post offices to mail their ballots.

“I feel the urgency I wanted to make sure it’s on its way,“ one voter told CBS4 at the Oakland Park post office on Tuesday morning.

Between Broward and Miami-Dade close to 800 thousand mail-in ballots have been received.

More than one million were sent between the two counties.

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You can still drop off your ballot at early voting locations until this Sunday.

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After that, you still have an option in Broward. Next Monday and Tuesday, mail-in ballot drop boxes will be operating at the Lauderhill location on State Road 7
and downtown Fort Lauderdale.

At Government Center, in Miami-Dade, there are four options after Sunday to submit
your mail-in ballot at a drop box.

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The locations are Election Headquarters in Miami, the Stephen P. Clarke Center in downtown Miami, North Dade Regional Library in Miami Gardens, and South Dade Regional
Library in Cutler Bay.