It’s Major Day in Florida, the place Democratic voters will select challengers to Gov. Ron DeSantis and Senator Marco Rubio, each Republicans, for the autumn.
Here’s what to find out about voting within the state:
Tips on how to vote
The deadline to register to vote within the major election was July 25. Unsure if you’re registered? You’ll be able to examine right here.
The mail-voting interval has led to Florida, and it’s too late to return a mail or absentee poll by mail for this election.
Polls shut in many of the state at 7 p.m. Japanese time, and an hour later in the western counties in Florida’s panhandle which are in a unique time zone.
Voters who requested an absentee poll however haven’t returned it but can vote in particular person at a polling place, or can ship it by hand to their county elections workplaces. You’ll find the situation of your elections workplace right here.
Don’t forget to deliver legitimate picture identification with you to the polls. Examples of acceptable varieties may be discovered right here. When you neglect your ID, you possibly can nonetheless forged a provisional poll. If the signature on that poll matches the signature in your registration file, officers will rely the poll.
The place to vote
You’ll find your voting location in your county’s web site. A listing of counties with hyperlinks to their websites is obtainable right here.
Who’s on the poll
Nikki Fried, who’s Florida’s commissioner of agriculture and client providers, and Consultant Charlie Crist, who was a Republican whereas he served as governor from 2007 to 2011, are among the many candidates vying for the Democratic nomination to problem Mr. DeSantis in November.
Consultant Val B. Demings leads the Democrats competing for the possibility to tackle Mr. Rubio. Neither Mr. Rubio nor Mr. DeSantis is going through major challengers.
Kevin Hayslett, a former prosecutor, and Anna Paulina Luna, a conservative activist and Air Pressure veteran, are locked in a aggressive Republican major within the Home district that Mr. Crist presently represents. Former President Donald J. Trump endorsed Ms. Luna, giving her a bonus within the district, which turned extra conservative throughout redistricting earlier this yr.