The Supervisor of Elections office for Key West and the Lower Keys has officially moved from Whitehead Street in downtown Key West to 5200 College Road, the former Bayshore Manor. MANDY MILES/Keys Weekly

If you need to check or change your voter registration, register for a mail-in ballot or file to become a candidate, don’t go to the Supervisor of Elections office on Whitehead Street — it’s closed.

Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Joyce Griffin, who is not seeking reelection this year, recently moved into newly renovated digs with plenty of parking at the former Bayshore Manor assisted-living facility at 5200 College Road.

A large, temporary yellow banner identifies it as the Supervisor of Elections office.

The new location will be open for early voting and is equipped to handle all inquiries from voters, candidates and their campaign staff.

But most actions regarding voter registration, vote-by-mail requests and change of address also can be handled online at

Mandy Miles drops stuff, breaks things and falls down more than any adult should. An award-winning writer, reporter and columnist, she's been stringing words together in Key West since 1998. "Local news is crucial," she says. "It informs and connects a community. It prompts conversation. It gets people involved, holds people accountable. The Keys Weekly takes its responsibility seriously. Our owners are raising families in Key West & Marathon. Our writers live in the communities we cover - Key West, Marathon & the Upper Keys. We respect our readers. We question our leaders. We believe in the Florida Keys community. And we like to have a good time." Mandy's married to a saintly — and handy — fishing captain, and can't imagine living anywhere else.