Election Information: Alachua County

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

3 Ways to Vote - By Mail, Early, or At Your Precinct

  • 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.

  • Vote Early

    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


Are you registered to vote? Do you need to update your registration?

Have you moved? Has your name changed? Has your signature changed?

Have you renewed your mail-in ballot request?

LWV says Be Ready To Vote!

Try this easy, new way to check your registration status!

www.VoteAlachua.com, My Voter Information Page
Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

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

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

Candidate and Race Information from the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections.

Gainesville Sun Interactive Ballot and Candidate Questionnaires

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
Gainesville, FL

Supervisor of Elections Complete Information on March 11, 2014 City of Gainesville Election

Florida Division of Elections - Statewide Election Information

Main website: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/

Florida Voter Assistance Hotline (in English and EspaƱol):
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 others. Summary from Supervisor of Elections