Election Day is Tuesday, November 8

Press release from Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – Election Day for the General Election is Tuesday, November 8. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Here are some important reminders for voting on Election Day. 

On Election Day, voters may only vote in-person at their assigned polling place

To find their polling place, voters can check their voter information card, visit VoteAlachua.gov, or call the Supervisor of Elections Office between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays at 352-374-5252. To find their polling place on VoteAlachua.gov, voters should click the “My Registration Status” icon and enter in their first name, last name, and date of birth. The page will show voters the address of their assigned polling place and an online version of their sample ballot. 

The Supervisor of Elections Office is not a polling place on Election Day. 

Vote-By-Mail Ballots

Vote-By-Mail ballots must be received at the Supervisor of Elections Office by 7 p.m. on Election Day. If you have not already put your completed Vote-By-Mail ballot in the mail, our office would encourage you to return the completed ballot to a Secure Ballot Intake Station located at the Supervisor of Elections Office or an early voting location during early voting.

Secure Ballot Intake Stations will be available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, at all seven early voting locations. On Sunday, November 6, and on Monday, November 7, the Secure Ballot Intake Station will be available at the Supervisor of Elections Office only from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Election Day (November 8), the Secure Ballot Intake Station will be available at the Supervisor of Elections Office only from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

You must bring photo and signature identification with you to vote in-person

Here is the list of acceptable photo and signature ID (two valid forms of ID that do not have both a photo and signature will meet the requirement):

  • Florida Driver’s License
  • Florida ID Card 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 (Social Security or other social services)
  • Veteran Health ID issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • A license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued pursuant to S. 790.06.
  • Employee ID issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county, or a municipality.

If a voter does not bring the required ID with them to vote, they will be able to cast a provisional ballot. The provisional ballot will include instructions on how to provide evidence to the Alachua County Canvassing Board that the voter was eligible to vote. 

Polling places close at 7 p.m.

If you are in line at your polling place at 7 p.m. on Election Day to vote, you will be able to vote if you remain in line. 

Election Results

Unofficial election results will be available after the polling locations close at 7 p.m. on Election Day. Please visit VoteAlachua.gov and click the “Unofficial Results” button on the home page. Election results will not be official until the Alachua County Canvassing Board meets to certify the election results.

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