Voting in
Florida

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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Florida, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Florida Election Website or call (850) 245-6200 to learn more about your states voting details.

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Important Dates - State Primary

8/18/2020
State Primary Election Day
7/20/2020
State Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
Closed
State Primary Type

Voting Information for Florida

Don’t miss your next election!

Florida's closed state primary election is Aug. 18th. You may apply to receive ballots by-mail for up to two years without an excuse.

Presidential Primaries

Florida holds closed primaries. If you are registered with the Republican or Democratic party, you are only allowed to vote in their primaries.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Aug. 8th to Aug. 15th

You can vote in-person at your local Supervisor of Elections office and other designated locations. Dates and times for early voting are determined by each county, beginning Aug. 8th to Aug. 15th. No excuse required.

To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here). Your request must be received by Aug. 8th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day.

The vote-by-mail application period is always open in Florida. No excuse is required to request a by-mail ballot. Your absentee selection must be renewed every two years.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Access for Florida

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

More Chances to Register


Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.

Pre-registration

  • The pre-registration age is 16
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.