Everything You Need to Know About Voting in Florida

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Florida has some of the earliest voter registration deadlines in the United States. Florida also requires a photo I.D. to vote. Be prepared to vote in Florida.

Check your Florida voter registration status here.

Acceptable forms of photo I.D.

Registration deadlines

Online: Monday, October 5 | Register online to vote in Florida

By mail: Postmarked by Monday, October 5
Download Florida voter registration form (English PDF)
Download Florida voter registration form (Español PDF)

In person: Monday, October 5 | Find an in-person registration location

Absentee ballot deadlines

Absentee ballots must be requested by October 24. Absentee ballots may be returned to your polling place in person on November 3 by 7:00 pm. If mailing your absentee ballot, it must be received by November 3 at 7:00 pm.

Anyone can request an absentee ballot to vote-by-mail in Florida. A request to vote-by-mail can be made in person or online. Details here.

The request must include the following information:

  • Voter name
  • Voter address
  • Voter date of birth
  • The voter’s signature

Early Voting

Florida’s early voting period runs from Monday, October 19, 2020 to Monday, November 2, 2020, but this may be different based on where you live. Florida will release a full slate of available dates and times after October 4.

Find out how to vote early here.
Find your polling place.

Republicans have out-registered Democrats in Florida in the past few months, but that does not have to be the end of the story. There is still time to make your voice heard. Register and vote!

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“Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt