Voters in Leon County have:
Mail BallotEarly VotingElection Day
Dates & Deadlines
(NOTE: Early Voting Dates are subject to change.)
| || Primary Election || General Election |
July 30, 2018
October 16, 2018
Early Voting Dates
August 18, 2018 -
August 26, 2018
October 22, 2018 -
November 4, 2018
| Election Date || August 28, 2018 || November 6, 2018 |
Identification Required to Vote
Per Florida Law, current and valid IDs are required at early voting sites and election day polls.(§101.043, F.S.)For quick Voter check-in:
Your Florida Drivers License
or Florida ID Card
can be swiped on theE-Poll Book
.Any combination of the following that show picture and signature are acceptable:
- Florida Drivers License or Florida ID (as issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles).
- United States Passport
- Debit or Credit Card
- Military ID
- Student ID
- Retirement Center ID
- Neighborhood Association ID
- Public Assistance ID
- Veteran Health ID issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
- A Concealed Weapon/Firearm License issued pursuant to §790.06, F.S.
- Employee ID issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county, or a municipality.
The Voter Information cards issued by the Supervisor of Elections are NOT
considered valid identification for voting.
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Florida is a CLOSED Primary State
Florida Law requires Voters to vote in the party with which the Voter is registered when the registration books closed for that Primary election. (§101.021, F.S.)
Voters who are registered as NPA (Non-Party Affiliated) will be ineligible to vote in either the Presidential Preference Primary (March 15, 2016) or the Primary Election (August 30, 2016). In the General Election, all Voters may vote regardless of their party affiliation.
NOTE: This does not include NPA races that may be on the ballot (examples: Referendums, NPA Offices, etc...). Any Voter may vote regardless of their party on any of these races should they be on a Primary ballot. The closed primary only extends to Republican and Democrat races (Party Nominations, etc...).
Any Voter wanting to change their party to be eligible to vote in a Primary election must complete a party change request form:
Party Change Request
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Election Day Information
On Election Day, the polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Registered Voters are required to vote at the precinct assigned to their legal residence. Click Here to locate your Election Day precinct
. You can also call
(850) 606-8683 for more information.
Access to Polls
Per Florida Law (§102.031(3), F.S.)
, the only persons allowed inside the polling place during voting hours include:
- Election workers
- Voters assigned to the precinct who are there to vote
- Voters requiring assistance in voting
- Official poll watchers approved for the precinct by the Supervisor (§101.131, F.S.)
- The Supervisor of Elections and/or elections staff
- Law enforcement/emergency service personnel (if needed)
Assistance in Voting
Florida Law (§101.051 F.S.)
prohibits anyone from being with the Voter when they casts their vote unless the Voter has previously requested a need for assistance.
If not previously identified as requiring assistance, the Voter must complete an affidavit before anyone will be permitted to accompany the Voter into the voting booth.
If the Voter does not bring a person to provide assistance, two Inspectors of different political affiliations must accompany the Voter to the voting booth.
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