Just in case you didn’t know, there is a really important day coming up in November – Election Day! On November 3, Americans will make their way to the polls (or send in their mail-in ballots) for the 2020 Presidential Election. If you are not yet registered to vote, today is the day to get registered and make sure you are ready for November.
There are many online resources that can help you register to vote. In Alachua County, you can go to votealachua.com to start the registration process online or print off registration application forms to send in via mail. In order to submit an online application, you will need these things, according to Vote Alachua:
- Your Florida driver license (Florida DL) or Florida identification card (Florida ID card) issued by the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles.
- The issued date of your Florida DL or Florida ID card; and
- The last four digits of your Social Security Number (SSN4).
To be eligible to vote in Florida, you must be: 18 years old or older, a U.S. citizen, a Florida resident and not a convicted felon (unless you have had your rights restored). If you meet these qualifications and you are not registered to vote, register today! The last day to register to vote in Florida is on October 5.
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