Election 2020 Information
Updated: Oct 13
Important deadlines and other informaion for participating in the General Election November 3.
Deadline to register in Florida: Monday, October 5. Go here to find your county supervisor of elections. https://www.myfloridaelections.com/Contact-your-SOE
You can vote in Florida in-person on election day and via early voting in October in counties where early voting is offered. Early voting is not offered at every precinct but in central locations where offered. Check with your supervisor of elections to see when and where early voting is offered. All early voting ends the weekend before the general election.
You can also vote by mail. Mail-in ballots (also referred to as absentee ballots) must be requested by October 24 and received at your supervisor of elections by 7 pm on November 3. It's recommended you mail your ballot back no later than a week prior to November 3 and preferably sooner. Did you know you can track the status of your mail-in ballot? Use this website after mailing in your ballot to ensure it was received and counted.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and other national disability organizations sent questionnaires to both presidential campaigns. https://www.aapd.com/advocacy/voting/presidential-elections-2020/
There will be 6 statewide amendments on the ballot in Florida: 4 that were initiated by special interest or citizen groups and 2 proposed amendments to the state constitution from the Florida State Legislature. There may also be local amendments on your ballot that have to do with changes to laws in your community. The following links provide an explanation of each of the 6 state amendments, as well as what groups support or oppose them and why. https://ballotpedia.org/Florida_2020_ballot_measures or the League of Women Voters Fact Sheet in English and Spanish
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