Time off for voting
No specific law requiring time off to vote
2013 Events Calendar
|Election day: Alachua County - City of Hawthome||June 11,2013|
|Primary Election day: Bradford County - City of Starke||September 3,2013|
|Election day: Franklin County - Cities of Apalachicola,Carrabelle||September 3,2013|
|Primary Election day: Baker County - Cities of Macclenny,Glen||September 10,2013|
|Election day: Bradford County - City of Hampton; DeSoto County||September 10,2013|
|General Election day: Baker County - Cities of Macclenny,Glen||September 24,2013|
|Election day: Alachua County (High Springs); Brevard County (Cape Canaveral,Indialantic ..);Duval County(Atlantic Beach)||November 5,2013|
|Election day: Alachua County - City of Waldo; Bradford county - city of Lawtey||December 3,2013|
Poll Hours: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
The clerk or inspector shall require each elector, upon entering the polling place, to present a current and
valid picture identification as provided in s. 97.0535(3)(a). If the picture identification does not contain the signature of the voter,
an additional identification that provides the voter's signature shall be required.
Acceptable forms of identification include:
- Florida driver's license
- Florida ID card issued by the Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle
- U.S. passport
- Debit or credit card
- Military identification
- Student identification
- Retirement center identification
- Neighborhood association ID
- Public assistance identification
What If you do not have one of the forms of identification listed above?
- If the elector fails to furnish the required identification, the elector shall be allowed to vote a provisional ballot
Under federal law, if you move within 30 days of a presidential election, you are allowed to vote for President and Vice President in your former state of residence, either in person or by absentee ballot.
You must be registered for at least 29 days before you can vote in an election. For new applicants, your registration date is the date your completed application is postmarked or hand delivered to any Supervisor of Elections' office in the state, a driver's license office, a voter registration agency, including an armed forced recruitment office, public library, or the Division of Elections.
To register to vote in the State of Florida, an individual must meet the following qualifications:
- Be a United States Citizen
- Be a legal Resident of Florida,
- Be 18 years old (you may pre-register to vote if you are 16 years old,
but you cannot vote until you are 18 years old).
- Not now be adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in
Florida or any other state without having the right to vote restored;
- Not have been convicted of a felony without your civil rights having been restored; and
Provide your current and valid Florida driver's license number or Florida identification card number.
Where To Register To Vote - The State's Voter Registration Agencies include:
- State Supervisor of Elections' office;
- Division of Elections;
- public library
- Driver's license office
- Voter registration agenies
- Armed forced recruitment offices
How To Register To Vote
- Fill in the Voter Registration Application online. If you wish, you can print the application and write your information in with a black ballpoint pen.
- Mail the application to your county Supervisor of Elections. You may also opt to mail or hand deliver the application to any Supervisor of Electionsâ office in the state, a driverâs license office, a voter registration agency including an armed forces recruitment office, public library, or the Division of Elections.
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