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Orange County Office of Elections~How to Vote

Vote By Mail

For your convenience, registered voters are eligible to vote by mail.

Request an Absentee Ballot:
• in writing to the Supervisor of Elections.
• in person at the Supervisor of Elections with a picture identification showing your signature.
• or give written authorization to a designee to pick-up the ballot for you at the Supervisor of Elections, up to the day before Election Day.

Deadline to submit an Absentee Ballot is 7 P.M. on Election Day.

Absentee Ballots may be returned in person, by mail, or by authorizing a designated person to deliver the ballot to the Supervisor of Elections.

To verify that your ballot was received by the Supervisors of Elections

Vote Early

Early Voting begins 15 days before Election Day.

• Early voting offers a choice of voting sites.

• Bring a photo ID with a signature, such as a Florida driver's license.

Vote on Election Day

Polls open from 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. on Election Day.

Go to your assigned polling place on Election Day. You must vote in the precinct where you reside. For proper precinct assignment, it is imperative that your address is correct in the records.

Your precinct is listed on your Voter Information Card. You may also may find your precinct online.

You are required to bring a photo ID that contains your signature.  Acceptable forms of photo identification include:
 • Florida driver’s license
 • Florida identification card, issued by the DMV
 • United  States passport
 • Military identification
 • Student identification
 • Retirement Center identification
 • Neighborhood association identification
 • Public assistance identification

A voter who does not show required identification or whose eligibility cannot be determined at a
precinct is entitled to obtain a Provisional Ballot that will be validated as a vote at a later time.

If you relocate within the State of Florida, you may vote at your new polling location where the new address will be recorded.