Ways to Vote



Election Day Voting
     Early Voting     Vote by Mail/Absentee

Identification Requirements     Assistance in Voting     Frequently Asked Questions


Election Day Voting

Polling Hours

On Election Day, the polls are open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. If you are in line by 7:00 pm, you will be allowed to vote.

Polling Locations

Registered voters are required to vote at the assigned precinct of his/her legal residence. Contact your local Supervisor of Elections to find your precinct.

Florida Voting Systems

Exact systems vary, but all contain marksense ballots (fill in the oval) that are tabulated electronically. Electronic voting (audio and/or touchscreen) is available for voters with disabilities.

Contact your local Supervisor of Elections to learn more about the voting system used in your area.

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Identification Requirements

State law requires all persons appearing to vote in person to provide both a photo identification and signature identification. If the photo identification does not contain a signature, you will be asked to provide an additional identification with your signature.

Approved forms of picture/signature identification:

  • 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
  • A 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

You should not be turned away from the polls because you do not bring identification. If you do not have the proper identification, you will be allowed to vote a provisional ballot.

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Assistance in Voting

Florida statutes prohibit anyone from being with the voter when he/she casts their vote unless the elector has previously requested assistance (such as when registering to vote).

If you have not previously requested assistance, you must complete an affidavit before anyone can accompany you into the voting booth.

If you do not bring with you a person to provide assistance, two election workers of different political affiliations will accompany you to the voting booth.

Additionally, electronic voting (audio and/or touchscreen) is available for voters with disabilities.

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