Early Voting

What is Early Voting?

Early Voting is a convenient voting option available to all registered voters to cast a ballot in person prior to Election Day at an Early Voting location designated by the Supervisor of Elections. Early Voting is only required for elections containing a state or federal office.


When is Early Voting?

Early Voting begins approximately 10 days before a county-wide election and ends 3 days before the election. Dates, times and locations vary by county. 

2020 Early Voting Schedule 
Presidential Preference Primary Election
Saturday 3/7/2020 – Saturday 3/14/2020, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Primary Election
Saturday 8/8/2020 – Saturday 8/15/2020, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

General Election
TBD

How to Early Vote

Registered voters in Marion County can visit any one of Marion County's 9 early voting sites when the site is open to cast a ballot. 

To vote at an Early Voting site or at a polling place on Election Day, voters are required to present current and valid photo and signature identification.  Two forms of identification may be presented if one form contains the voter's photo and the other form contains the voter's signature.

Acceptable Forms of Identification (Florida Statute 101.043 (1)(a)(b))

  • Florida driver's license
  • Florida identification card issued by HSMV
  • U.S. Passport
  • Debit or credit card
  • Military identification
  • Student identification
  • Retirement center identification
  • Neighborhood association identification
  • Public assistance identification
  • Veteran health identification card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • A license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued pursuant to s. 790.06
  • Employee identification card issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county, or a municipality

NOTE: A Voter Information Card is for informational purposes only.

Early Voting Locations

PHYSICAL ADDRESS/QUALIFYING OFFICE:
981 NE 16th Street . Ocala, FL 34470
MAILING ADDRESS:
PO Box 289 . Ocala, FL 34478-0289


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PHONE: 352-620-3290
FAX: 352-620-3286
EMAIL: elections@VoteMarion.com
HOURS: M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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