Early Voting Begins Monday Across Much Of Fla. And The First Coast

Oct 16, 2020

Early voting begins on Monday across much of Florida and here on the First Coast.

Monday, Oct. 19, is the first day of early voting for the upcoming general election in Duval, Nassau, Clay and St. Johns Counties.

It will continue until Oct. 31 in Clay and St. Johns and through Nov. 1 in Duval and Nassau.

In Baker County, early voting will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 20, and run through Oct. 31.

Details on when and where residents can vote early can be found on each county’s Supervisor of Elections website:

Early voting in Georgia started earlier this week.

The deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot is 5 p.m. on the tenth day before the election, which falls on Oct. 24 this year, according to Florida law. 

Vote-by-mail ballots must be returned by 7 p.m. on Election Day, either by mail or in person. In person drop-offs must be done during early voting hours.

Election Day is on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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Brendan Rivers can be reached at brivers@wjct.org, 904-358-6396 or on Twitter at @BrendanRivers.