about this state

Florida, Florida, Florida...where to begin. When it comes to elections, you've elected some real Florida Men™. We're looking at you, Ron DeSantis and Marco Rubio. But you have Disney World, so we'll call it even. Almost. Actually, not really. May the next headline be "Florida Man brings friends and family to polls". Florida will hold various local elections on March 8 and 22. The statewide primary is scheduled for August 23 and statewide general for November 8. (Source: Ballot Ready)


Key Dates

Mar 8

Municipal Elections (some jurisdictions)

Mar 22

Municipal Elections Run-Off (where necessary)

Jul 25

Primary Registration Deadline

Aug 13

Primary Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Aug 13 – Aug 20

Primary Early Voting

Aug 23

Primary Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Aug 23

Primary Election

Nov 8

General Election

Florida Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to votesaveamerica.com/register. We're working with Vote.org to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

    Register Here
  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Sadly, no. So do it now! Then reward yourself with a cookie.

    Register Now
  • Do I have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in my primary?

    Yes. Only registered members of a political party have the right to vote in that party's primary, and voters must be formally registered with that party prior to election day.

  • Can I vote by mail?

    Yes! As long as you're registered, you can request to have your ballot mailed to you, you just have to do that by August 13th. Then, you can fill it out and mail it back by August 23rd. This is called an absentee ballot. You can find out how to request your absentee ballot here.

    Request Here
  • Can I vote early?

    Yes! You can vote early between August 13th- August 20th in all counties. Some counties may have additional early voting days.

  • Do I need an ID?

    Yes, yes you do. You need a current ID, which can include a Florida driver's license or Florida state ID, a U.S. Passport, a debit or credit card, a Military ID, a student ID, a concealed carry license, or a government employee ID. Get all the details of what you'll need from VoteRiders.

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what's new in florida voting

Here's what's new in Florida for the 2022 elections that you need to be aware of. Be thorough while filling out your mail ballot application, as Florida now requires an ID number, which can be either your Florida Driver's License number, identification number, or the last four digits of your Social Security Number. If you successfully submit an absentee ballot application, you'll receive a ballots for every election through the end of the year. The new law also adds more restrictions on drop box location and hours, so be sure to check on drop boxes in your community before you leave the house.

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