Florida Primary Election Guide


The Florida Presidential Primary Election is March 17.

NextGen Florida is committed to flipping the Sunshine State blue for the presidential election.

Voters in Florida will be asked to provide at the polls a valid photo ID with signature. Any one of the following photo IDs will be accepted:

  • Florida driver’s license
  • Florida identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • United States passport
  • Debit or credit card
  • Military identification
  • Student identification
  • Retirement center identification
  • Neighborhood association identification
  • Public assistance identification
  • Veteran health identification card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • License to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued pursuant to s. 790.06
  • Employee identification card issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the federal government, the state, a county, or a municipality

A voter who presents an ID without a signature must show a second form of identification that includes the voter’s signature.

In-person early voting runs March 7 through March 14.

For those voting by mail, Supervisors of Elections will send ballots by mail between February 6 and 13.

The Democratic presidential primary election in Florida is a closed primary. Only registered Democrats may vote in the Democratic primary.

Important Dates

Voter registration deadline: February 18
In-person early voting: March 7 – March 14
Presidential preference election: March 17

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