EARLY VOTING: Highlands, Hardee and DeSoto County locations & times for 2020 Presidential Primary

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Posted at 8:44 AM, Feb 28, 2020

Early voting gives you the flexibility to vote when and where it's most convenient for you.

The State of Florida requires counties to offer early voting from March 7-14. Supervisors of Elections have the option to offer six more early voting days from March 2-6 and March 15.

Scroll down to see voting locations listed alphabetically by city:


Monday, March 2 – Saturday, March 14

Weekdays: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Weekends: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


•Supervisor of Elections Office
201 E. Oak Street, Room 104


Thursday, March 5 to Saturday, March 14

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


•Hardee County Public Library
315 N. 6th Ave.


Thursday, March 5 to Saturday, March 14

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


•Avon Park City Hall Council Chambers
123 East Pine St.


•Lake Placid Town Hall Council Chambers
1069 U.S. Hwy. 27 North


•Kenilworth Operations Center
4500 Kenilworth Blvd.

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To avoid delays, elections officials ask you bring one or two forms of identification that include your signature and photo. Without proper identification, you may still vote a provisional ballot, which will later be evaluated by a canvassing board for eligibility.

Any of the following forms of photo identification are acceptable:

  • Florida Driver License
  • Florida ID Card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • U.S. Passport
  • Debit or Credit Card
  • Military ID
  • Student ID
  • Retirement Center ID
  • Neighborhood Association ID
  • Public Assistance ID
  • Veteran Health ID (issued by VA)
  • Concealed Weapon License (issued pursuant to s. 790.06)
  • Government Employee ID

If your photo ID does not include your signature, you will be asked to provide another ID that has your signature.

To make the voting process go faster, officials suggest you bring your sample ballot to the polling place with notes on how you plan to vote. By making your voting decisions before going to the polling place, you help keep the lines down.