VOTER GUIDE: What you need to know ahead of Florida's 2018 Primary Election Day

Jacksonville, FL — With Florida's Primary Election Day quickly approaching, WOKV is breaking down everything you need to know ahead of August 28th.

VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 

In order to vote in the primaries, the Florida Division of Election says you needed to register to vote ahead of the July 30, 2018, deadline. If you missed that, you can register to vote between now and October 9, 2018, in order to vote in the General Election on November 6th.

SAMPLE BALLOTS: 

Florida is a closed primary election state-- meaning only voters who are registered members of a political party can vote for that party's candidates or nominees. That means your sample ballot will vary, depending on which political party you're registered in. Ballots will also vary by county.

You can access sample ballots, by visiting the Supervisor of Elections website for your specific county. Links are posted below:

Sample ballots have also been mailed out.

WHAT TO BRING:

In order to cast your ballot, you'll need to bring a photo and signature ID. This can include a Florida Driver's License, Florida ID, a US passport, a military ID, a student ID, among other options. You can read more about ID requirements HERE. If you fail to bring proper identification, you will be issued a provisional ballot.

HOW TO FIND YOUR PRECINCT

Baker County voters, click HERE

Clay County voters, click HERE

Duval County, click HERE

Nassau County, click HERE

St. Johns County, click HERE

EARLY VOTING DATES:

Baker County 

August 16, 2018 - August 25, 2018

Clay County 

August 18, 2018 - August 25, 2018

Duval County

August 13, 2018- August 26, 2018

Nassau County 

August 17, 2018 - August 25, 2018

St. Johns County 

August 18, 2018 - August 25, 2018

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