On November 3rd, every registered voter in the United States of America will be eligible to exercise their constitutional right to vote. Are you prepared?
Below are important deadlines to keep in mind as well as useful websites for you to make sure you’re ready.
Most important date: If you are not currently registered to vote, the deadline is October 5th.
Not sure if you’re currently registered? Visit here. This site will redirect you to your home state/county.
If you are registered, you have the option to request a Vote-by-Mail ballot from your home county Elections Department. You have until 5:00 PM on October 24th to submit your request for a ballot to be mailed to the address most convenient for you at the present time. Upon receiving the ballot and casting your vote, you can mail it to your home county Elections Department. Please be certain to mail in your ballot as soon as possible.
Make sure your voice is heard this November. Register to vote today.
Eligible individuals can register to vote at any time. Registration time takes an average of two minutes or less to complete.
The deadline to register in order to participate in an upcoming election is 29 days prior. For Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) deadlines, please contact your local supervisor of elections.
To be eligible to register ONLINE in Florida, you must:
- Be a United States citizen
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Be a Florida resident with a Florida ID and SSN
- Only vote in Florida
- Not be deemed mentally unfit to vote
- Register to Vote
A vote-by-mail ballot is a ballot you request and pick-up or have delivered without having to vote at the polls during early voting or on Election Day. You must first be registered to vote before requesting a vote-by-mail ballot.
Unless otherwise specified, a request to receive a vote-by-mail ballot covers all elections through the end of the calendar year for the second ensuing regularly scheduled general election.
The mandatory early voting period for 2020 is October 24-31. By law, early voting must be held for at least 8 days.
Each county supervisor of elections may offer more days of early voting from one or more of the following days: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 22, October 23 and November 1. Please contact your local supervisor of elections office for more information about early voting in your county.