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2021 City of Gainesville Regular Election

Election Day 

Polling places are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 16, 2021. Voters must vote in the polling place to which they are assigned. To find your polling place, use the Precinct Finder

Voter Registration Deadline

The voter registration deadline for the 2021 City of Gainesville Regular Election is February 16, 2021.

What's on the Ballot? 


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

To request a vote-by-mail (formerly "absentee") ballot: 

To track your ballot: 

Early Voting

Early voting will be held from Friday, March 5, through Saturday, March 13. Locations are open every day, including Saturday and Sunday. 

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


  • Supervisor of Elections Office (515 N. Main St., Suite 100, Gainesville) 
  • J. Wayne Reitz Union (655 Reitz Union Drive, UF Campus, Gainesville) 
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center (1028 NE 14th St., Gainesville) 
  • Millhopper Branch Library (3145 NW 43rd St., 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 

For the Canvassing Board schedule, click here.  

Candidate Forums

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

Qualifying Information 

Candidate qualifying information can be found by clicking here

Financial Reports 

For submitted financial reports, click here