Central Florida Residents Can Now Cast Their Ballots

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By Mivette Vega

October 24, 2022

Residents of Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Flagler, Lake, Polk, and Brevard counties are now able to cast their vote before Election Day, Nov. 8.

Early voting for the midterm election began in most Central Florida counties on Monday.

Residents of Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Flagler, Lake, Polk, and Brevard counties are able to cast their vote before Election Day, Nov. 8.

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Voters interested in voting early can cast their ballots at either an early voting location, or at their local county supervisor of elections office.

To vote early, you’ll need to bring an identification with a picture and a signature. IDs allowed include: Florida driver’s license, US passport, Florida identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Military identification, student identification, retirement center identification, and public assistance identification.

The early voting period varies according to the county. Sumter County will start on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Volusia it will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 26, and Marion County’s early voting locations will open on Thursday, Oct. 27.

Early voting ends on Nov. 6 in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties. It will last until Nov. 5 in the counties mentioned before.

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If you decide to wait until Election Day to vote, you’ll have to go to your assigned polling place.

You can check all the early voting locations of your county at your local county supervisor of elections office website. There you’ll also find a sample ballot, where you can familiarize yourself with it, and study the candidates.

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  • Mivette Vega

    Mivette Vega is a seasoned journalist and multimedia reporter whose stories center the Latino community. She is passionate about justice, equality, environmental matters, and animals. She is a Salvadorrican—Salvadorian that grew up in Puerto Rico—that has lived in San Juan, Venice, Italy, and Miami.

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