Voting in
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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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Voting Information for Florida

Don’t miss your next election!

Local Supervisor of Elections offices will run municipal elections throughout Florida in 2021. To find the dates for your primary and local elections you must check with your local Supervisor. Dates are not listed on the state's website. Of note, on November 2nd, Miami, Hialeah, Orlando, and St. Petersburg will all hold municipal elections.

Your voter registration application must be postmarked, hand delivered, or submitted online by 29 days before Election Day. You can vote in person during early voting, on Election Day, or vote by mail in Florida.

Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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: TBD based on local election calendar

You can vote in-person at your local Supervisor of Elections office and other designated locations for at least 8 days. Additional dates and times for early voting may be added in your 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 10th day before the election 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 Your BallotMore Mail-in & Early Voting Info

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.

Have you been convicted of a felony?
See what the registration laws are in your state below.

Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

 

 

Voting and attending college?
Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

College Student Voting Info