General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 5

Early Voting in Florida runs from October 24 to October 31. Find your early voting location here.

Florida’s Address Confidentiality Program for survivors of domestic violence and stalking also allows for protected voter registration. Learn more here.

Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: Felons, except for those convicted of murder or felony sexual offense, must complete all aspects of their probation or parole, and pay all fines and fees before they can get their voting rights restored. Those convicted of murder or felony sexual offense must petition the governor for the restoration of rights.

ID Requirements for Voting: Photo ID requested, if no ID is shown, voters may cast provisional ballots which will be counted after registration is verified by the board of elections, no further proof is needed.

Absentee Voting: Any voter can download an application online for a mail-in ballot, no excuse is required. The application must be mailed at least 10 days before the election or delivered in-person at least one day before the election. The completed ballot must be received by 7pm on Election Day. View the instructions and download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Florida ranks 24th in the country for the representation of women in the State Legislature.

Florida Congressional Delegation

Florida State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Florida had lower voter turnout than the United States overall in the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size