Voter Registration Deadline Is Tuesday: What You Need To Know

Oct 8, 2018

Floridians who plan to vote in the November midterm election have until Tuesday, October 9th, to register.

The November 6 general election ballot includes several statewide races: U.S. Senate, governor and three state cabinet offices. It also includes 12 proposed constitutional amendments along with several congressional, legislative and local races.

As of the end of August, more than 13 million Floridians were registered to vote. Nearly 4.9 million of them are registered Democrats and more than 4.6 million are registered Republicans.

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Statewide turnout for the 2014 midterm election, statewide, was 51 percent.

More than 2.7 million Floridians have requested vote-by-mail ballots for the upcoming election, and just over 12,000 have already turned them in.

All Floridians can register to vote at RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov. Georgians should head to RegisterToVote.sos.GA.gov.

Duval County:

Duval County residents can register by calling 904-630-1414 or by going to the Supervisor of Elections Office at 105 East Monroe Street, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., any branch of the Jacksonville Public Library, a local public assistance office or the Tax Collector’s Office or any of its branches.

More than 600,000 residents are already registered to vote, nearly 246,000 of them Democrats and over 220,000 of them Republicans.

As of 7:15 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, nearly 59,000 absentee ballots have been provided and 420 have been returned.

For more information go to DuvalElections.com.

Clay County:

Clay County residents can call their Supervisor of Elections Office with questions between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 904-284-6350 or 904-269-6350.

Voter registration forms can be picked up at the Supervisor of Elections Office, Driver’s License Offices, public libraries, public assistance agencies, U.S. Post Offices, armed forces recruitment offices, City Hall, the Chamber of Commerce, locations that issue hunting and fishing licenses and offices that serve people with disabilities.

Clay County has almost 153,00 registered voters, 33,800 of them are Democrats and 82,000 are Republicans.

As of 7:15 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, about 22,000 absentee ballots have been provided and 157 have been returned.

For more information go to ClayElections.com.

Flagler County:

Flagler County residents can register in person at the Supervisor of Elections Office, driver’s license offices, public libraries, HRS centers and state offices that serve people with disabilities.

Mail registration applications can be picked up at post offices, schools, libraries, city halls or community centers. They can also be printed from the Flagler Elections website. You can also call the Flagler County Elections Office at 386-313-4170 to have an application mailed to you.

Signed applications can be brought to the Supervisor of Elections Office at 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Building 2, Suite 101 in Bunnell or mailed to P.O. Box 901, Bunnell, FL 32110.

There are more than 82,000 registered voters in Flagler County, almost 34,000 of them are Republicans and over 25,000 are Democrats.

As of 7:15 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, nearly 15,000 absentee ballots have been provided and 82 have been returned.

For more information go to FlaglerElections.com.

Nassau County:

Nassau County residents can register in person at the Supervisor of Elections Office at 96135 Nassau Place, Suite 3, in Yulee, at public libraries, the Department of Motor Vehicles office, a drivers license division or county tax collector office, town halls and city halls or sub-agents of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Nassau County has nearly 67,000 registered voters, more than 38,000 of them Republicans and over 14,000 Democrats.

As of 7:15 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, more than 11,000 absentee ballots have been provided, 121 of them returned so far.

For more information go to VoteNassau.com.

Putnam County:

Voter registration applications are available to Putnam County residents at the Supervisor of Elections Office, 2509 Crill Ave., Suite 900, Palatka, or at U.S. Post Offices, the health department WIC office, Georgetown Marina, the tax collector’s office, the property appraiser’s office, the Board of County Commissioner’s board office, Putnam County government annex locations, public libraries, St. Johns River State College Viking/Student Center, municipal town halls and several area businesses.

Just over 47,000 Putnam County residents are registered to vote, a little more than 19,000 of them Republicans and close to 19,000 Democrats.

As of 7:15 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, more than 5,000 absentee ballots have been provided, 11 of them have been returned.

For more information go to SOE.Putnam-FL.com.

St. Johns County:

St. Johns County residents can drop signed voter registration forms off at the St. Johns Supervisor of Elections Office at 4455 Avenue A, Suite 101 in St. Augustine.

Registration forms are available on the St. Johns Supervisor of Elections website, at any elections office, driver’s license offices, public libraries, public assistance agencies, armed forces recruitment offices and tax collector offices.

Residents can also call the Supervisor of Elections at 904-823-2238 to have a registration application mailed to them.

There are more than 186,000 registered voters in St. Johns County. Just over 98,000 of them are Republicans and more than 44,000 of them are Democrats.

As of 7:15 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, More than 29,000 absentee ballots had been provided and 285 have been returned.

For more information go to VoteSJC.com.