The Voting Rights Act of 1965, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that prevented African Americans from exercising their right to vote as guaranteed under the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Voting Rights Act is considered one of the most far-reaching pieces of civil rights legislation in U.S. history. (www.history.comThe efforts from those who fought for those rights, is the very reason why we cannot take our voting right for granted. The Haitian American Community Coalition of SWFL urge all citizens, 18 years and older to vote. Our Vote, is Our Voice! Here are some links to help you along the way!

Register To Vote Form

What's Early Voting?

Early Voting is defined as “casting a ballot in person prior to Election Day at a location designated by the Supervisor of Elections and depositing the voted ballot in the tabulation system.”

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What is Vote-by-Mail?

Vote-by-mail refers to voting a ballot received by mail or picked up by or for a voter who is unable or unwilling to go to the polls to vote during early voting or Election Day.

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Online Voter Registration

The Division of Elections facilitates coordination and interpretation of election laws and establishes uniform standards to ensure fair and accurate elections in Florida.

Check Your Voter Status

It may take 1-2 business days for new registrations and updates entered into the Florida Voter Registration System to be available through the look-up.

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Phone: 850.245.6200
Fax: 850.245.6217
Email: DivElections@dos.myflorida.com



Toll Free 1.866.308.6739  (in English and Español), available Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with extended hours during statewide elections.

If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Division using the Florida Relay Service, 1.800.955.8771 (TDD), 1.800.955.8770 (Voice), or 1.877.955.8773 (Español).