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Early voting dates and locations for the 2020 general election

In many Florida counties, early voting begins Oct. 19.

TAMPA, Fla. — The 2020 general election is Nov. 3.

In Florida, the voter registration deadline is 29 days in advance, meaning voters must have been registered by Oct. 5 to participate in the general election.

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Most states, including Florida, offer some form of in-person early voting. However, the early voting time frames vary greatly by state.

The Florida Legislature first approved early voting in 2004. Today, state law requires it to be offered for at least eight days in any elections that contain state or federal races. It must be offered for 8-12 hours per day of early voting at each designated location.

Early voters go to designated locations and deposit their ballots into the same tabulation voting equipment used on Election Day. Voters should bring valid pieces of photo and signature identification.

Not sure about your ID card? Click here for answers to frequently asked questions, including information about proper identification.

For the 2020 general election, all counties will have in-person early voting Oct. 24-31, but county supervisors of elections may offer additional dates. In many counties, early voting will begin on Oct. 19. To find early voting times, sites and information for your Tampa Bay area location, choose your county from the list below.

If you live outside the Tampa Bay area, click here to find your Florida county.

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