Early voting begins March 6, with locations in Alachua, Hawthorne, and Gainesville

Press release from Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

Early voting sites for the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary and City of Gainesville Regular Election will open from March 6 to March 14. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Early voting locations are as follows:

  • Supervisor of Elections Office (515 N Main Street, Suite 100, Gainesville)
  • Millhopper Branch Library (3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville)
  • Tower Road Branch Library (3020 SW 75th Street, Gainesville)
  • Alachua Legacy Park Multipurpose Center (15400 Peggy Road, Alachua)
  • Orange Heights Baptist Church (16700 NE SR 26, Hawthorne)
  • J. Wayne Reitz Union, University of Florida (655 Reitz Union Drive, Ground Floor of the Career Connections Center, Gainesville) 

Voters are required to present picture and signature identification before voting. Accepted forms of identification include Florida driver licenses, Florida identification cards, United States passports, debit or credit cards, military or student IDs, retirement center or neighborhood association IDs, public assistance IDs, veteran health IDs, concealed carry IDs, or government employee IDs. Voters may use two forms of identification to meet the requirement.

Voters registered with the Florida Democratic Party or the Republican Party of Florida by Feb. 18 will be able to vote in their party’s primary contest. All registered voters who reside within Gainesville’s city limits, regardless of party affiliation, are able to vote in the City of Gainesville Regular Election.

The following seats on Gainesville’s City Commission are up for election: At-Large Seat 2, District 2 and District 3.

All city voters will be eligible to vote in the At-Large race. Only voters who live in Districts 2 and 3 will be able to vote on those contests.

Voters can view their sample ballot at VoteAlachua.com/My-Registration-Status.

Previously registered voters are encouraged to verify and update their registration status. This can be done at VoteAlachua.com/My-Registration-Status or by calling 352-374-5252.

The deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot is 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Vote-by-mail ballots can be requested online (at VoteAlachua.com/MBRS), in person, or by phone, fax, mail or email. Until the deadline, vote-by-mail ballot requests will be filled as they are received. Any voter can sign up to vote by mail.

For more information, contact the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections at 352-374-5252.