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 - General Election

11/3/2020
General Election Date
10/5/2020
Mail Registration Deadline (postmarked by)

Voting Information for Florida

Don’t miss your next election!

Your voter registration application must be postmarked, hand delivered, or submitted online by Oct. 5th. You can vote in person during early voting, on Election Day, or vote by mail in Florida.

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: Oct. 24th-Oct. 31st

You can vote in-person at your local Supervisor of Elections office and other designated locations from Oct. 24th to Oct. 31st. Additional dates and times for early voting are determined by each county. No excuse required.

To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. Your request must be received by Oct. 24th at 5 p.m. 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.