Register to Vote in Florida
Fill in the application online and print, or fill the application in using a black ballpoint pen. Be sure to indicate whether this is a new registration, an update, or a request to replace your voter card, and confirm that you're a US citizen. Also confirm that you are not a convicted felon - or if you are, that your voting rights have been restored.
- Your completed application must be postmarked and mailed to:
The Florida Division of Elections
Room 316, R.A. Gray Building
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250
You can also submit the form to any County Supervisor of Elections, any Florida driver’s license office or tax collector’s office that issues driver’s licenses and/or Florida ID cards, any “voter registration agency” where you get services, any office that primarily serves persons with disabilities, any military recruitment office, or any public library.
2018 Election Day Dates
A General Election is held in November of every even-numbered year. The Primary Election is held 10 weeks before the General Election for purposes of nominating party nominees to be voted for in the General Election to fill a national, state, county, or district office. The election dates for 2018 are as follows:
Primary Election: August 28, 2018
General Election: November 6, 2018
Note: Special elections may be called at any time during the year.
2018 Voter Registration/Bookclosing Deadline
Eligible individuals can register to vote at any time. The deadline to register in order to participate in an upcoming election is 29 days before the election. The registration deadlines for 2018 are:
Primary Election: July 30, 2018
General Election: October 9, 2018
2018 Vote-by-Mail Ballot 'Send' Deadline
For absent stateside and overseas uniformed service member and overseas civilian voters (also known as UOCAVA voters), the deadline for election officials to send ballots is 45 days before an election. The send deadlines for 2018 are:
Primary Election: July 14, 2018
General Election: September 22, 2018
For domestic voters, the mandatory period for election officials to send ballots is between 35 and 28 days before an election. The send periods for 2018 are:
Primary Election: July 24 – 31, 2018
General Election: October 2 – 9, 2018
2018 Early Voting Period
The early voting period consists of a minimum mandatory period of 8 days. The mandatory early voting periods for 2018 are:
Primary Election: August 18 – August 25, 2018
General Election: October 27 – November 3, 2018
Check with your county Supervisor of Elections for the additional days of early voting that may be offered in your county.