WPTV voter information guide

Posted at 12:16 PM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 07:33:05-05 wants to make it easy for you to vote in this important election year.

Below is a county-by-county guide for information on how to register, where to vote and what you need to know about the democratic process.

Am I eligible to vote?

The short answer is, most likely, yes, provided you meet a few basic requirements.

In order to register to vote, you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America (a lawful permanent resident is not a U.S. citizen for registration and voting purposes);
  • Be a Florida resident;
  • Be at least 18 years old (you may preregister if you are 16 years old);
  • Not now be adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in Florida or any other state without having had your voting rights restored;
  • Not have been convicted of a felony in Florida, or any other state, without your civil rights having been restored;
  • Provide your current and valid Florida driver's license number or Florida identification card number. If you do not have a current and valid Florida driver's license number or Florida identification card, you must provide the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not have any of the above, check the appropriate box provided on the voter registration application.

What do I need on Election Day?

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. Any voters waiting in line at 7 p.m. will have the opportunity to cast a ballot.

In order to vote, you must provide a Florida driver's license, identification card, U.S. passport or some other form of photo identification with signature.

Important Dates

Nov. 3: General election

Palm Beach County

Martin County

St. Lucie County

Indian River County

Okeechobee County

Important Races

Republican Presidential Nominee
Donald Trump (incumbent)

Democratic Presidential Nominee
Joe Biden

Republican Congressional Nominee, District 18
Brian Mast (incumbent)

Democratic Congressional Nominee, District 18
Pam Keith

Republican Congressional Nominee, District 20
Greg Musselwhite

Democratic Congressional Nominee, District 20
Alcee Hastings (incumbent)

Republican Congressional Nominee, District 21
Laura Loomer

Democratic Congressional Nominee, District 21
Lois Frankel (incumbent)

Republican Florida Senate Nominee, District 29
Brian Norton

Democratic Florida Senate Nominee, District 29
Tina Polsky

Palm Beach County Sheriff, Democratic Nominee
Ric Bradshaw (incumbent)

Palm Beach County Sheriff, Republican Nominee
Lauro Diaz

Indian River County Sheriff, Republican Nominee
Eric Flowers

Indian River County Sheriff, Democratic Nominee
Deborah Cooney

Click here for complete candidate listings for the 2020 primary and general elections.