Important Dates

2020 General Election

September 24: Domestic vote-by-mail ballots will begin to be mailed

October 5: Deadline to register

October 19–31, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.: Early voting

October 24, 5 p.m.: Deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot

November 3, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.: Election Day

November 3, 7 p.m.: All ballots must be received to be counted


Identifying Your Candidates

To find out who are the Democratic candidates running in your district:

  • In Marion County, go to the Supervisor of Elections website: https://www.votemarion.gov
  • Scroll down the home page to the News section. Click Complete Sample Ballot to see all the candidates.
  • If you don’t know your district, you can look that up on the same website:
    • On the Home page, under the Voters drop-down menu, click Check My Registration Status.
    • Fill in your name and date of birth to see a sample ballot for your district, request a mail ballot, check the status of your mailed ballot, and other information.

Voting Assistance

If you need to report an incident or need assistance while voting in the primary today, you can call the following non-partisan voter protection numbers:

866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683) — English language hotline

888-VE-Y-VOTA (888-839-8682) — Spanish language hotline

888-API-VOTE (888-274-8683) — Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu and Tagalog hotline

844-YALLA-US (844-925-5287) — Arabic language hotline


Florida Resources

800-342-0823 — Disability Rights Florida

877-MY-VOTE-0 | 877-698-6830 — Florida Rights Restoration Coalition

Election and Voting Information

In this recent Oak Run Democratic Club meeting, Wesley Wilcox, Marion County’s Supervisor of Elections, answers questions about elections: When vote-by-mail ballots will be mailed, protecting against voting disinformation, drop boxes, election workers, and much more.