Local10.com wants to make it easy for you to register to vote in this important election year.
Below is a county-by-county guide for information on how to register, where to vote and what you'll need to know about the democratic process.
Am I eligible to vote?
The short answer is, most likely, yes, provided you meet a few basic requirements.
In order to register to vote, you must:
- Be a citizen of the United States of America (a lawful permanent resident is not a U.S. citizen for registration and voting purposes)
- Be a Florida resident
- Be at least 18 years old (although you may preregister if you are 16)
- Not have been adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in Florida or any other state without having had your voting rights restored
- Not have been convicted of a felony in Florida, or any other state, without your civil rights having been restored
- Provide your current and valid Florida driver's license number or Florida identification card number. If you do not have a current and valid Florida driver's license number or Florida identification card, you must provide the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not have any of the above, check the appropriate box provided on the voter registration application.
What do I need on Election Day?
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. Any voters waiting in line at 7 p.m. will have the opportunity to cast a ballot.
In order to vote, you must provide a Florida driver's license, identification card, U.S. passport or some other form of photo identification with signature.
Palm Beach County
Nov. 6: General election
Ron DeSantis, Republican
Andrew Gillum, Democrat
Bill Nelson, Democrat *
Rick Scott, Republican and current Florida Governor
U.S. House District 22
Ted Deutch, Democrat *
Nicolas Kimaz, Republican
U.S. House District 23
Tim Canova, Independent
Don Endriss, Independent
Joseph "Joe" Kaufman, Republican
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat *
U.S. House District 25
Mary Barzee Flores, Democrat
Mario Diaz-Balart, Republican *
U.S. House District 26
Carlos Curbelo, Republican *
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Democrat
U.S. House District 27
Maria Elvira Salazar, Republican
Donna Shalala, Democrat
Ashley Moody, Republican
Sean Shaw, Democrat
Chief Financial Officer
Jimmy Patronis, Republican *
Jeremy Ring, Democrat
Matt Caldwell, Republican
Nicole "Nikki" Fried, Democrat
Florida Constitutional Amendments
Local 10's Glenna Milberg explains what each of the 12 Florida constitutional amendments asks of the voter.
* denotes all incumbent candidates
Click here for complete candidate listings for the 2018 primary and general elections.
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