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Florida

Upcoming Election Dates and Registration Deadlines

August 23, 2022

Florida Primary Election
Voter Registration Deadline
  • Postmarked by: July 25, 2022
  • In-person request by: July 25, 2022
  • Online request by: July 25, 2022
Absentee Request Deadline
  • Received by: August 13, 2022
Completed Absentee Ballot Return Deadline
  • Received: August 23, 2022 (7:00pm)
Early Voting: August 12 – August 20, 2022, may vary slightly by county.

November 8, 2022

Florida General Election
Voter Registration Deadline
  • Postmarked by: October 11, 2022
  • In-person request by: October 11, 2022
  • Online request by: October 11, 2022
Absentee Request Deadline
  • Received by: October 29, 2022
Completed Absentee Ballot Return Deadline
  • Received: November 8, 2022 (7:00pm)
Early Voting: October 29 – November 5, 2022, may vary slightly by county.

You must be registered to vote 29 days before the election. If you plan on doing early voting, you must also be registered to vote 29 days before that date.

Helpful Resources

Register
to vote

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What's on your
ballot

Absentee Voting

You do not need a reason or excuse to vote absentee in Florida—anyone can request an absentee ballot. Your application must be received no later than 5 PM six days before the election (the Wednesday before Election Day). The absentee ballot has to be received by your county’s Supervisor of Elections by 7 PM on Election Day.

See details of absentee voting and request an absentee ballot

Early Voting 

Early voting before the Election Day is available in Florida, and it begins on October 29, 10 days before Election Day, ends on November 5, 3 days before Election Day. You will need a valid photo ID with signature to vote early.

See details of early voting here

What to Expect
on Election Day

Find your polling location.

 

Voter ID Requirements 

You must bring a valid photo ID with signature to vote in Florida. Acceptable forms of photo ID include:

  • Florida driver’s license
  • Florida identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • United States passport
  • Debit or credit card
  • Military identification
  • Student identification
  • Retirement center identification
  • Neighborhood association identification
  • Public assistance identification
  • Veteran health identification card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • License to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued pursuant to s. 790.06
  • Employee identification card issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county, or a municipality.

Click here for more information on voter ID in Florida

Language Access

Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdictions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters. 

Section 208

Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, “Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.” 

It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose. 

Have questions or need help voting?

Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683).

Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali. Click here for more information.