Florida

44% of 18-29 year olds voted in Florida in 2016*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by October 5, 2020, in order to be eligible to vote in the 2020 General Election.

Check Registration Status

Check your Florida voter registration status here.

 

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, be a Florida resident, be at least 18 years old, not have been declared mentally incapacitated by a court, and not have been convicted of a felony without your voting rights having been restored.

  • You may pre-register to vote if you are 16 years old.
  • College students do have a choice of whether they want to vote in Florida or vote in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.

Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in Florida for the General Election (November 3, 2020) is October 5, 2020.

 

Voter Registration Process

In Florida, you can register to vote online, in-person at select locations such as the Florida driver’s license office, tax collector’s office, or a voter registration agency, or by sending a paper application in the mail.

  • Further voter registration information for Florida can be found here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

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Florida offers early and absentee by-mail voting. Voters are encouraged to consider voting using one of these methods in order to minimize their risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

All registered Florida voters are eligible to vote by mail. Click here to find an online application to vote by mail on your Supervisor of Elections’ website.

  • The deadline to request that a vote-by-mail ballot be mailed to you is at 5pm on October 24, 2020. However, you can still pick up a vote-by-mail ballot from your Supervisor of Elections up until Election Day.
  • Vote-by-mail ballots must be received by the Supervisor of Elections no later than 7pm on Election Day.
  • You may also contact your Supervisor of Elections by email or telephone to request a by-mail ballot.
  • Further by-mail voting information for Florida is listed here.

Early Voting

Florida offers early voting.

  • The mandatory early voting period will take place from October 24, 2020 to October 31, 2020. However, your county Supervisor of Elections may offer more days of early voting. Contact your county Supervisor of Elections here.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

 

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7am-7pm.

  • You will be asked to bring a valid form of photo ID at your polling location. Acceptable forms of photo ID can be found here.
  • Further Florida voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

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