Election Information: Alachua County
- Election Dates, Registration Deadlines
- 3 Ways to Vote - By Mail, Early, or At Your Precinct
- Be Ready to Vote! Get Registered to Vote or Update Your Voter Registration
- Sample Ballots for March 11, 2014 City of Gainesville Election
- Alachua County Supervisor of Elections - Local Election Information
- Florida Division of Elections - Statewide Election Information
When, Where, and How to Vote
How to Register to Vote or Update Your Registration
What will my ballot look like? Sample Ballots
County & State Election Offices
Election Dates, Registration Deadlines
Upcoming Election Dates - 2014
City of Gainesville Regular Election - March 11, 2014
City of Gainesville Run-off Election (if needed) - April 8, 2014
Primary Election - August 26, 2014
General Election - November 4, 2014
Last Day to Register to Vote or Update Registration
City of Gainesville Regular Election - February 10, 2014
City of Gainesville Run-off Election - March 10, 2014
Any voter may request an absentee ballot and vote by mail.
Vote in Your Precinct
Florida law requires that you vote in the precinct of your legal residence.
To find your precinct, click here
Polls are open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Election Day.
Voters must present picture and signature identification.
Beat the crowds on Election Day - VOTE EARLY!
Any voter may vote early. Early voting is available before an election. Picture and signature identification required.
Early Voting Dates
March 3 - March 8, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Early Voting Locations:
Supervisor of Elections Office
County Administration Building Location
12 SE 1st Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
Millhopper Branch Library
3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
BE READY TO VOTE!
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Have you moved? Has your name changed? Has your signature changed?
Have you renewed your mail-in ballot request?
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Complete the form to see:
- Where to vote on election day
- Sample ballots
- Upcoming elections
You can also:
- Fill out an online form to register to vote
- Request a mail/absentee ballot
- Review/update your voter registration information
- Check the status of your mail/absentee ballot
- Review your voting activity for the past 12 months
Other ways to update your registration, or register to vote: online, phone, fax, in person:
Sample Ballots for March 11, 2014 City of Gainesville Regular Election:
Local Candidate and Race Information - March 11 City of Gainesville
The March 11 City of Gaineville Election will include three seats on the Gainesville City Commission: District 2, District 3, and At-Large 2. Gainesville City Commissioners are elected for a term of three years, with a two-term limit. These are non-partisan races.
For the District 2 and District 3 races, voters must live within that district to vote in the race. Candidates are also required to reside within the district for 6 months prior to filing to run. View map of City of Gainesville Districts
Alachua County Supervisor of Elections - Complete Election Information
For complete elections information, contact the office of the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections
111 SE 1st Ave
Florida Division of Elections - Statewide Election Information
Main website: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/
Florida Voter Assistance Hotline (in English and Español):
Toll Free 1-866-308-6739
For voting information including voter registration, election dates, early voting, precincts and Supervisor of Elections, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm EST.
The toll free Voter Hotline number for people using TTY is 1-800-955-8771. For more information visit the Florida Relay Service.
Election Law Changes
The 2011 Florida Legislature changed election laws
relating to early voting, address changes, registration drives, among
Summary from Supervisor of Elections