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Here’s How To Exercise Your Right To Vote This Election Day

Bill Bortzfield
Campaign signs and and a Nicole Hamm (City Council Dist. 4 Democratic candidate) supporter can be seen in the distance at the Southpoint Baptist Church polling location on the Southside.

Polls across the First Coast will be open until 7 p.m.

For voters who requested vote-by-mail ballots but haven't yet returned them to the election supervisor's office, it is too late to return them, and voting in person is your only option. Ballots were accepted at ballot drop boxes during early voting only and will not be accepted if postmarked on Election Day. 

A supporter of President Donald Trump and Republican District 4 City Council candidate Kevin Carrico stands outside of the Southpoint Baptist Church polling precinct on Election Day.

Here are more FAQs on voting by mail.  

If you’re among those who haven’t voted yet, here’s a county-by-county breakdown of voter resources:

Duval County


Baker County

Clay County

Flagler County

Nassau County

Putnam County

St. Johns County


You’ll also find coverage of the local, state and national issues and candidates on the WJCT News 2020 Election page.

Tuesday night, as the polls close, join WJCT News for a full slate of live multimedia coverage: We’ll have live returns from all First Coast counties along with a local video election special hosted by Melissa Ross from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., which will also air be streamed in the WJCT app. You’ll also find a live nationwide election blog from NPR and tweets from WJCT News reporters and our news partners across the First Coast and Florida.

WJCT News 89.9: WJCT News' live, local election special hosted by Melissa Ross runs from 7 p.m. to 7:55 p.m., followed by NPR's live coverage until at least 2 a.m. on Wednesday.

WJCT TV 7.1, Comcast 8 & 440: PBS NewsHour special Election 2020 coverage begins at 6 p.m. and runs throughout the night. It will also be streamed on and in the WJCT app. WJCT News will also provide local, live cut-ins on television during the PBS NewsHour coverage.

Bill Bortzfield can be reached at or on Twitter at @BortzInJax.

Bill joined WJCT News in September of 2017 from The Florida Times-Union, where he served in a variety of multimedia journalism positions.