How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Florida

Florida has closed primaries

Floridians must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!

Register By

February 16 (Tuesday)

Register as a democrat by: February 16, 2016

Primary On

March 15 (Tuesday)

Florida Primary: March 15, 2016

Florida Voter Information

Get Registered

Florida has closed primaries — Floridians must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!

Florida does not have online registration, but you can fill out a registration form to print and mail in.

Register as a democrat now!

You must be registered by February 16, 2016.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Find your local polling place here and cast your vote on Marth 15th.

ID REQUIREMENT

Florida requires people voting in person to present a valid photo ID. Acceptable IDs include a Florida driver’s license, a Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle identification card, a U.S. Passport, a debit or credit card with a photograph, a military photo ID, a student photo ID, a retirement center ID, a neighborhood association ID, or a public assistance ID. If your photo ID does not contain a signature you will be asked to present another ID with a signature.

Eligibility

To vote in the Florida Primary you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be a Florida resident.
  • Be at least 18 years old (you can pre-register to vote at 16 years old, but you’ll need to wait until you’re 18 years old to vote).
  • Have never been convicted of a felony (unless your civil rights have been restored).
  • Have never been legally judged ineligible to vote, for either mental incapacitation or crime.

Early Voting

Vote Early in Florida! Floridians can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 15 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Florida begins March 5 and ends on March 12.

Over 1 million Floridians have cast their ballot already with early voting! Find your early voting times and locations here.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Florida you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/FloridaForSanders

Will you help Bernie win?

"I've said it since day one: I can't do it alone." - Bernie Sanders

This grassroots campaign depends on grassroots support like you! There are many opportunities to help out Bernie's campaign right now, and if you want more, sign up as a volunteer with the official campaign.

Many of us don't have much time for volunteer work, and if you're not able to volunteer but still want Bernie to win:

Donate to the Bernie Sanders Campaign

Phone Bank for Bernie

Phonebanking is the single most important thing you can do for the campaign besides voting. Primaries are here, and we need to be calling people and letting them know about how to vote in their state. Don't be scared! I hear from many people that it's daunting to call strangers on the phone, but you will have a script to read and the typical call length is very short.

Start Phonebanking for Bernie!

Attend or host a local event

Phone Banking, Canvassing, Voter Registration Drives, Carpools -- these are just a few of the volunteer-hosted events popping up around the nation in support of Bernie Sanders, and some probably in your city!

Find a local event to attend

If you can't find any events nearby, you should host your own — I've done it several times and it's been a great experience meeting local Bernie supporters!

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