Reminder Monday is the Voter Registration Deadline for the City of Gainesville Special Election

Press release from Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

Monday, October 18, is the voter registration deadline for the upcoming City of Gainesville Special Election. This election is being held on November 16 to fill the At-Large Seat B vacancy.

Only voters registered within the city limits of Gainesville are eligible to vote in this election. Currently registered voters are encouraged to check and verify their registration status at https://www.votealachua.com/My-Registration-Status or by calling 352-374-5252.

Prospective voters may choose to register to vote in any of the following ways:

  • Online: The online voter registration portal — found at RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov — it is a safe and secure option for voter registration.
  • In person: The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections’ office, located in Gainesville at 515 N. Main St., Suite 300, will be open on Monday, October 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registrations can also be completed and turned in at any Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles office or Alachua County Library District branch by the October 18 deadline. 
  • By mail: Forms are available online at VoteAlachua.com. Mailed forms must be completed and postmarked by the October 18 deadline.

Important Note: The after-hours white drop box in front of the Supervisor of Elections Office is closed due to certain provisions of Senate Bill 90. Voters may return their ballots in-person to the third floor of the Supervisor of Elections Office, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 p.m. The drop box will be available only to receive vote-by-mail ballots during Early Voting starting Friday, November 12 to Sunday, November 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Once early voting has ended, the drop box will again be available on Monday, November 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Tuesday, November 16, Election Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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