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New Student Voter

If you are a student living in Tallahassee to attend a college or university, you have two choices when registering to vote. You can either register and vote in Leon County or register and vote in your home county. Further information on these options can be found below.

Many voters do not know that if they are registered anywhere in Florida, a simple voter registration change into Leon County makes them an eligible voter here. You do not need to re-register.

Even if you still use your home address for other documents, you can register to vote here in Leon County. If you register to vote using your Leon County address, you will have more flexibility in your voting choices, including the options to vote in-person during Early Voting or on Election Day. You also have the option to have a mail ballot delivered to you, and you would return your voted ballot to our office one of two ways: either sending it through the mail or placing it directly into one of our Ballot Drop Boxes located at each Early Voting site. Your ballot will include federal and state races, as well as local races for Leon County.

How do I register to Vote?

Visit RegisterToVoteFlorida.govto register to vote or to update your registration. If you live in a dorm, use the DORM NAME (not the dorm's street address or your campus mailbox number) as your residential address on the registration form. Then, use your campus mailbox or another address as your mailing address.

How do I Vote?

If you are registered to vote in Leon County, you have three ways to vote:

•Voting-by-Mail –You can request a vote-by-mail ballot online at LeonVotes.gov/Request-a-Mail-Ballot or by calling (850) 606-8683. Once you have completed your ballot, you can return it by mail, hand-deliver it to our office at 2990-1 Apalachee Parkway, or deposit it in a drop box located at each Early Voting site during voting hours. In order to be counted, your ballot must be received by 7 pm on Election Day.

•Early Voting - Early Voting will be available before each election. There are 10 early voting sites across the county, including the FSU Tucker Center and FAMU Student Union. Leon County voters can cast a ballot at any Early Voting site in the county. Visit LeonVotes.gov/Voters/Early-Voting/Early-Voting-Information for more information about Early Voting in Leon County.

•Voting at the polls on Election Day - If you choose to vote on Election Day, you must cast your ballot at your assigned polling place. Your polling place is listed on your Voter Information Card, or you can look it up at LeonVotes.gov/YourVoterinfo or by contacting our office. On Election Day, the polls are open from 7 am to 7 pm. All voters waiting in line at 7 pm will have the opportunity to cast a ballot.

If you moved here from a county outside of Leon, you can register to vote in your home county or keep your current registration there. If you register to vote using your address in your home county, you will not be able to Early Vote or vote on Election Day here in Leon County. To vote in-person, you will need to return to your home county. You can request a Vote-by-Mail ballot be sent to you from your home county, but you will need to return it to the Election Office in your home county by Election Day. In addition to federal and state races, your ballot will include local races for your home county.

How do I Register?
Visit RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov to register to vote or to update an existing registration. Use your address from your home county as your residential address and your Tallahassee address as your mailing address. If your home county is outside of Florida, contact your state's elections office for information on how to register to vote.
How do I Vote?
Once you are registered to vote, contact your home county's Elections Office and request a Vote-By-Mail ballot be mailed to your mailing address in Leon County. Please note that you cannot return another county's Vote-By-Mail Ballot to the Leon County Elections Office. The ballot must be returned to your home county's election office. Alternatively, you can Early Vote or vote on Election Day in your home county, but you will need to travel back to your home county to do so.
Visit RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov and click "Am I Already Registered?" on the home page. If you are not registered or if the information in your voter record is incorrect or outdated, you can use the same website to register to vote or to update your voter information.
Yes. In Florida, you must register to vote at least 29 days before any election to cast a ballot in that election. Once registered, you may update your voter information any time at RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov,We recommend always making changes as soon as possible.
After registering to vote in Florida, you will be mailed a new Voter Information Card from your county's Supervisor of Elections Office. If you do not receive the card with in two weeks, contact your county's elections office to make sure they have your correct information
If you are registered in Leon County,click here to find your voter Info to find election dates, polling locations, Vote-by-Mail ballot status, sample ballots, and other important voting information. If you have any questions, please contact our office at vote@LeonVotes.gov or by phone at 850-606-8683.

If you are registered to vote in another Florida county,You can find your county election website here: dos.elections.myflorida.com/supervisors/

If you are registered to vote in another state,you can find your state election office contact information here: usa.gov/election-office

Florida law requires voters to present a current and valid ID to prior to voting. Any combination of the following that show picture and signature are acceptable:

  • Florida Drivers License
  • Florida ID issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • United States Passport
  • Debit or Credit Card
  • Military ID
  • Student ID
  • Retirement Center ID
  • Neighborhood Association ID
  • Public Assistance ID
  • Veteran Health ID issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • A Concealed Weapon/Firearm License issued pursuant to ยง790.06, F.S.
  • Employee ID issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county, or a municipality.

NOTE: Your voter information card is NOT considered valid identification for voting.

For quick voter check-in: Your Florida Drivers License or Florida ID Card can be swiped or scanned on the E-Poll Book.

If you forget to bring ID with you when voting, you will be given the opportunity to vote a Provisional Ballot. For further information, please see our Provisional Ballots page.


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Mark S. Earley
Leon County Supervisor of Elections

OFFICE ADDRESS: 2990-1 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee FL 32301
MAILING ADDRESS: Leon County Supervisor of Elections Office P.O Box 7357, Tallahassee FL 32314-7357
P: (850) 606-8683 | F: (850) 606-8601 | E: Vote@leonvotes.gov | Hours: M - F: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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