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Special Primary Election & Special Election Information
The Governor of the State of Florida has called a Special Election to fill the vacancy of the office of State Representative for Florida House District 7 and has called a Special Primary Election for selecting nominees of the recognized political parties for the election.
Only voters residing in House District 7 may vote. Only part of Leon County is in House District 7. Affected precincts in Leon County are 2251, 2253, 2358, 2365, and 2366. Your precinct is listed on your Voter Information Card.
Click here to see if you are eligible to vote in the Special Election, plus see your Election Day polling place, request a Vote By Mail ballot, and more.
Candidates will be announced once the qualifying period for candidates ends.
Dates & Deadlines
In the event that the Special Primary Election is not needed, the date of the Special Election will be April 9th.
NOTE: Early Voting Dates are subject to change.
|| Special Primary Election
|| Special Election
March 11, 2019
May 21, 2019
Early Voting Dates
March 30, 2019 - April 6, 2019
June 8, 2019 - June 15, 2019
| Election Date
|| April 9, 2019
|| June 18, 2019
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 the
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.
If the Voter does not bring an acceptable form of identification, they will have the option to vote a
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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.)
NOTE: This does not include Nonpartisan races that may be on the ballot (examples: Referendums, Nonpartisan 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 partisan races on the Primary ballot (Party Nominations, etc...).
Voters can now change their party online:
(Note: You will need a FL Drivers License or ID, and the last 4 (four) of your Social Security to use Online Voter Registration.)
Online Voter Registration
Or you can update your party by filling out and mailing us a paper 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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