Election Information: Alachua County

Election Dates

Gainesville City Commission Run-off Election: April 14, 2015

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

  • Vote by Mail ("Absentee Voting")

    Any voter may request an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

    See the Supervisor of Elections website for information on Absentee Voting

  • 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.

    Click here for Early Voting Info from the Supervisor of Elections

    Early Voting Dates - Spring 2015 City of Gainesville Election

    Monday, March 9 - Saturday, March 14, 2015
    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

    Cone Park Library: 2841 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32641


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My Voter Information Page
Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

October 6 was the last day to register to vote or change registration for Nov 2014 election

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:

Candidate and Race Information
Spring 2015 Gainesville City Commission

The City of Gainesville run-off election on April 14, 2015 will include two seats for the Gainesville City Commission - At-Large Seat 1 and District 1.

At-Large Seat 1 Candidates:
Harvey Budd
Jay Curtis

District 1 Candidates:
Charles Edward Goston
Yvonne Hinson-Rawls

Click here for more candidate information from the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

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

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