The Florida Department of State Division of Elections encourages voter participation for the 2018 elections through Get Ready. Get Set. Vote! The links below provide key voting-related information and resources for the 2018 election cycle.
Here's how to prepare to vote:
Contact your Supervisor of Elections to:
- Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot
- Locate Early Voting Sites
- Find your Polling Place
- Request a Sample Ballot
There are three ways to vote in Florida:
- Accessible Voting for Persons with Disabilities
- Election Results - Visit Florida Election Watch
- Florida Division of Elections' 2018 Voter Education Toolkit
- Language Assistance for Voting
- Military and Overseas Citizens (UOCAVA) - Register to Vote and Vote-by-Mail
- Proposed Constitutional Amendment Booklet for General Election
- RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov - Register to Vote or Update Your Voter Registration Information Online
- Quick Facts - General Election
Main Line, Toll Free: 1.866.308.6739
The Hotline is available Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5: 00 p.m., EST. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Division using the Florida Relay Service, 1.800.955.8771 (TDD) or 1.800.955.8770 (Voice). For more information visit the Florida Relay Service.
Dates to Remember
September 22, 2018
Vote-by-mail ballots are sent to absent stateside and overseas uniformed and civilian voters ("UOCAVA voters"). Vote-by-mail ballots can still be requested after this date.
October 2-9, 2018
Vote-by-mail ballots are sent to domestic voters. Vote-by-mail ballots can still be requested after this date.
October 9, 2018
Deadline register to vote. Voter registration applications submitted electronically by October 9 through RegistertoVoteFlorida.gov and voter registration applications sent by mail that are post-marked by October 9 will be accepted.
October 27-November 3, 2018
Early voting is offered in all 67 counties. Additional early voting dates and times may be offered at the discretion of county Supervisors of Elections. Check with your local Supervisors of Elections offices for early voting information.
October 31, 2018
Deadline for Supervisors of Elections to receive requests for vote-by-mail ballots to be mailed to voters. A voter may pick up a vote-by-mail ballot from the office of their Supervisor of Elections through the day before the election or, if an emergency exists, on the day of the election.
November 6, 2018
General Election Day. Polls open statewide from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. local time.