Flood Warning issued July 25 at 9:51AM EDT expiring July 26 at 9:51AM EDT in effect for: Pasco
Election officials are expecting that a record number of people will vote in this year's general election. Between the number of people voting and the length of many Florida ballots, you can expect that there will be some delays on Election Day.
Here's a quick guide that should answer many of your questions about voting tomorrow.
Where do I vote?
Make sure you vote at your precinct. If you don't vote at the precinct you're registered for, your vote will not count. Click here for a link to your county's elections website where you can put in your address and find out where you're registered to vote:
What should I bring with me?
Save time in the voting booth by bringing a filled-out sample ballot with you. Find yours by clicking this link: http:/ /wfts.tv/Ud5ib0
What kind of ID do I need to vote?
Have a photo ID with you. Your ID must have a photo and a signature for it to be valid - a driver's license or a passport will work.
How long will be the lines on Election Day?
Almost 40 percent of eligible voters have cast a ballot already, either through early voting or absentee ballot. That leaves 60 percent of eligible voters to cast their ballots tomorrow so be ready to wait in line at your precinct. Bring a book and wear comfortable shoes.
Who can I vote for?
Everyone can vote for all items listed on the ballot, regardless of party affiliation. Unlike a primary election, independent voters and those of any party affiliation can vote for any candidate for any race.
What else will I be voting on?
You can find sample ballots for your county at http://wfts.tv/Ud5ib0 .
Why are Republicans listed on the ballot first?
Republicans are listed in partisan races before Democrats because of state law - the part of our governor decides the ballot order and Gov. Rick Scott is a Republican.
Where is Amendment 7?
There is no amendment 7 on the ballot because the language was considered ambiguous by the Florida Supreme Court. The amendment was re-written and now appears on the ballot as Amendment 8.
How does an amendment pass?
The amendments to the Florida Constitution have to be approved by more than 60 percent of voters statewide. Local ballot measures have to pass with more than 50 percent of voters.
Can I still vote with an absentee ballot?
You can still request and same-day turn in an absentee ballot at your county elections supervisor's office.
If you still have your absentee ballot and haven't mailed it in yet, you can turn it in at your county elections office. If you still have your absentee ballot but would like to vote on Election Day instead, just bring your absentee ballot with you and turn it into poll workers and request to vote in person instead.
If you don't have your absentee ballot, you can still request to vote in person but may have to do so on a provisional ballot.