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Voters in Leon County have:

Three Ways To Vote

Mail Ballot

Early Voting

Election Day


Register to vote

Am I eligible to vote in the Special Election?

College Student Voting FAQs

Dates & Deadlines
ID Requirements
Closed Primary
Election Day

Special Election & Information

All registered Leon County voters that reside in House District 7 may vote in the
June 18 Special Election, where voters will select between the Democratic and Republican party nominees for the House District 7 seat. In Leon County, only registered voters that reside in precincts 2251, 2253, 2358, 2365, or 2366 are affected.

All voters that live in House District 7, regardless of party affiliation, and are registered by the May 20 deadline, can vote in the June 18 Special Election.

Click here to see if you are eligible to vote in the Special General Election, plus see your Election Day polling place, request a Vote-By-Mail ballot, and more.

Dates & Deadlines

NOTE: Early Voting Dates are subject to change.

Special General Election

Registration Deadline

May 20, 2019

Early Voting Dates

June 8, 2019 - June 15, 2019

Election Date 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
E-Poll Book.

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.
NOTE: 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
Internal Link Provisional Ballot

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Closed Primary

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.)

Internal Link Online Voter Registration

Or you can update your party by filling out and mailing us a paper form:

Internal Link Party Change Request

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Election Day Information

Precinct 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.

Internal Link Click Here to locate your Election Day precinct. You can also call Phone Link (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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