Primary Election: August 28, 2018

Only elections that are administered by the Supervisor of Elections office will be posted here. For information regarding municipal elections not administered by the Supervisor of Elections, contact the municipality. For information on all upcoming elections, please visit our election calendar.

Date & Time

Polling places are open 7 AM to 7 PM on Election Day, August 28, 2018.

Book Closing

Voters registered in Florida by July 30, 2018 may participate in this election.

Offices Up For Election

Partisan races will only appear on a voter’s primary ballot if more than one candidate of the voter’s party has qualified. Nonpartisan races will appear on all voter's ballots if more than one candidate has qualified. Please note, Soil & Water Conservation District seats appear only on the General Election Ballot. If you're interested in running for office, visit our Run For Office page.

Multi-County, State, and Federal (View Candidates)
  • United States Senator
  • United States Congressional District 3
  • State Governor and Lt. Governor
  • State Commissioner of Agriculture
  • State Senator District 8
  • State Attorney General
  • State Chief Financial Officer
  • State Representative Districts 10, 20, 21
  • Circuit 8 Judge Groups 3, 4, 5, 8
Alachua County (View Candidates)
  • Alachua County Commission Districts 2, 4
  • Alachua County Judge Group 2
  • Alachua County School Board Districts 1, 3, 5
  • Alachua County Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Voting by Mail

Check back for more information.

Early Voting

Dates & Times

Saturday, August 18, 2018, through Saturday, August 25, 2018
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 


Supervisor of Elections Office
Josiah T. Walls Building
515 N. Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601

Millhopper Branch Library
3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606

Tower Road Branch Library
3020 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608

Legacy Park Multipurpose Center
15400 Peggy Road, Alachua, FL 32615

Melrose United Methodist Church
5802 Centre Street, Melrose, FL 32666

Precinct Voting

Voting at your polling place on Election Day is easy. Remember to bring picture and signature identification. For more information on the types of identification accepted at the polls, please click here. You can find which precinct you are assigned to vote at by looking at your Voter Information Card. Remember to check our website prior to an election in the event there are changes to a polling place location. Visit the Precinct Voting page for more information.

Sample Ballots

Sample ballots are created for elections in this calendar year for which the layout has been finalized.

Canvassing Board

For information regarding the Canvassing Board, click here.

Candidate Forums

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.

Florida House District 21 Democratic Primary Forum 

Hosted by the Alachua County Young Democrats 

Location: Alachua County Library District Headquarters, Meeting Room A 

401 E. University Ave., Gainesville

Sunday, July 22, 2018, at 1 p.m.

Primary Election Candidate Forum 

Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Alachua County/Gainesville 

Location: LifeSouth Community Blood Center

4039 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville

Qualifying Information
Financial Reports

For submitted financial reports, click here.
For report due dates, click here.