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Early Voting for 2022 City of Gainesville Special Runoff Election Starts Friday

Press release from Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

Early voting for the 2022 City of Gainesville Special Runoff Election begins Friday, January 21, and lasts through Sunday, January 23. Locations are open from 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)

The voter registration deadline for this election was Monday, December 27, 2021.

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

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.

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 was Saturday, January 15, 2022.

Election Day is January 25, 2022. Vote-by-mail ballots must be returned to the Supervisor of Elections Office by 7 p.m. on Election Day. Voters are encouraged to either drop off their ballots to any early voting site during early voting hours, or to the Supervisor of Elections Office located at 515 North Main Street, 3rd Floor. If you have not yet mailed your vote-by-mail ballot, voters are strongly encouraged to take advantage of one of the above options to ensure timely receipt of your ballot.

Mail-in ballot drop boxes will be available at the Alachua Supervisor of Elections Office and at Millhopper Branch Library during early voting starting Friday, January 21, through Sunday, January 23, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Once early voting has ended, the mail-in drop box will only be available at the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office during the following days and times:

  • Monday, January 24 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (office hours)
  • Tuesday, January 25 (Election Day) from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (drop box will be available during the same hours as voting at the precincts)

The mail-in ballot drop box at the Millhopper Branch Library will not be available after early voting has ended on Sunday, January 23 at 6 p.m.