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2020 Presidential Preference Primary

Election Day

Polling places are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 17, 2020.

Voter Registration Deadline

The voter registration deadline for this election is February 18, 2020.

What's on the Ballot?
  • President of the United States (Party Nomination)
  • Gainesville City Commission 
    • Districts 2 and 3
    • At Large Seat 2 
Vote-by-Mail

Visit the Vote-By-Mail page for more information.

TO REQUEST A VOTE-BY-MAIL (FORMERLY “ABSENTEE”) BALLOT:

Call our office at 352-374-5252 or follow this link: https://www.votealachua.com/MBRS.

TO TRACK YOUR BALLOT:

Follow this link: https://www.votealachua.com/My-Registration-Status.

Early Voting

Early voting will be held from Friday, March 6, to Saturday, March 14

All locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Locations: 
  • Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office (515 N. Main St., Suite 100, Gainesville)
  • Tower Road Branch Library (3020 SW 75th St., Gainesville)
  • Millhopper Branch Library (3145 NW 43rd St., Gainesville) 
  • Legacy Park Multipurpose Center (15400 Peggy Road, Alachua)
  • Orange Heights Baptist Church (16700 NE SR 26, Hawthorne) 
  • J. Wayne Reitz Union (655 Reitz Union Drive, University of Florida Campus, Gainesville)

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 can be found by clicking here

Canvassing Board

More information coming soon. 

Candidate Forums

A list of candidate forums for this election can be found by clicking here

Candidate Qualifying Information

Candidate qualifying information for the City of Gainesville can be found by clicking here.

Candidate qualifying information for Alachua County can be found by clicking here.

Candidates, Political Parties, and Political Committees Financial Reports

For submitted financial reports, click here.