Florida Elections

for 2018

General election is on November 06, 2018.

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The deadline to register for an upcoming election is 29 days before that election. You can also update your registration record at any time.

Early voting, at a minimum, must begin on the 10th day before an election that contains state or federal races and end on the 3rd day before the election, and shall be provided for no less than eight hours and no more than 12 hours per day at each site during the applicable period.

In addition, early voting may be offered at the discretion of the supervisor of elections on the 15th, 14th, 13th, 12th, 11th, or 2nd day before an election that contains state or federal races for at least eight hours per day, but not more than 12 hours per day. Supervisors of Elections designate early voting sites 30 days prior to an election.

 

Federal Level

President: There is NO candidate running for president in 2018

Senator: The Democratic candidate for the senate is: Bill Nelson – Incumbent

US Congress: The Democratic candidates running for the US House are:

District 1: Jennifer Zimmerman; District 2: Bob Rackleff; District 3: Yvonne Hayes Hinson; District 4: Ges Selmont; District 5: Alfred Lawson (i); District 6: Nancy Soderberg; District 7: Stephanie Murphy (i); District 8: Sanjay Patel; District 9: Darren Soto (i); District 10: Val Demings (i);District 11: Dana Cottrell; District 12: Chris Hunter; District 13: Charlie Crist (i); District 14: Kathy Castor (i); District 15: Kristen Carlson; District 16: David Shapiro; District 17: April Freeman; District 18: Lauren Baer; District 19: David Holden; District 20: Alcee L. Hastings (i); District 21: Lois Frankel (i); District 22: Theodore E. Deutch (i); District 23: Debbie Wasserman Schultz (i); District 24: Frederica S. Wilson (i); District 25: Mary Barzee Flores; District 26:Debbie Mucarsel-Powell; District 27:Donna Shalala.

State Level:

Executive: Florida will hold executive office primaries and general elections for:

The Democratic candidate running for Governor is: Andrew Gillum;

The Democratic candidate running for Attorney General is Sean Shaw .

State Congress:

State Senate

A total of 20 seats out of the chamber’s 40 seats are up for election in 2018. Florida state senators serve 2-4-4 terms, where senators serve one two-year term and two four-year terms each decade.

District 2:Mary Jeanne Gibson; District 4:Billee Bussard; District 6:Audrey Gibson (i); District 8:Kayser Enneking; District 10:Michael Cottrell; District 12:Gary McKechnie; District 14:Melissa Martin; District16:Amanda Hickman Murphy; District 18:Janet Cruz; District 20:Kathy Lewis; District 22:Bob Doyel; District 24:Lindsay Cross; District 26:; District 28:Annisa Karim; District 30:Bobby Powell Jr. (i); District 32:;

State House

All 120 seats of the Florida State House are up for election.

Please vote for the Democratic candidate that represents your district.

Ballot Measures:

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Amendment 1 Taxes Increases the amount of a home’s value exempted from property tax
LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Makes the cap on nonhomestead parcel assessment increases permanent
CICA Amendment 3 Gambling Requires voter approval of casino gambling
CICA Amendment 4 Suffrage Restores the right to vote for most people with prior felony convictions upon completion of their sentences
LRCA Amendment 5 Legislature Requires 2/3 vote of legislature to impose or increase tax or fee
CR Marsy’s Law, Judicial Retirement Age, and Judicial Interpretation Amendment Judiciary Adds a Marsy’s Law to state constitution, increases judicial retirement age to 75, and prohibits judges from deferring to administrative agencies in interpreting law
CR Survivor Benefits, Votes for College Fees, and College System Amendment Education Requires death benefits for first responders and military members, a supermajority vote for college fees, and adds state college system structure to constitution
CR School Board Term Limits, Allow State to Operate Non-Board Established Schools, and Civic Literacy Amendment Education Establishes school board term limits, allows state to operate non-board established schools, and requires civic literacy in public education
CR Ban Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces Amendment Environment Bans offshore oil and gas drilling and vaping in enclosed indoor workplaces
CR State and Local Government Structure Amendment Admin of Gov’t Prohibits counties from abolishing certain local offices, changes start date of legislative sessions, and adds an executive office and executive department to constitution
CR Repeal Prohibition on Aliens’ Property Ownership, Provision on High-Speed Rail, and Criminal Statutes’ Effect Amendment Admin of Gov’t Repeals the following: (a) a prohibition against aliens owning property, (b) a requirement for a high-speed ground transportation system, and (c) a provision saying that changes to a criminal statute are not retroactive
CR Lobbying Restrictions Amendment Gov’t Acc Prohibits public officials from lobbying for compensation while in office and six years thereafter
CR Ban on Wagering on Dog Races Amendment Gambling Prohibits betting on dog races

 

 Municipal Elections:

School Board Elections:

2018 Florida School Board Elections
District Primary Election General Election Runoff Election Regular term length Seats up for election Total board seats 2015-16 enrollment
Brevard Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 72,704
Broward County Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 6 9 269,098
Collier County Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 45,994
Duval County Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 7 129,192
Escambia County School District 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 40,655
Hillsborough County Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 7 211,923
Lake County Schools elections 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 42,462
Leon County Schools elections 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 33,736
Manatee County School District 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 48,356
Marion County Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 42,786
Miami-Dade County Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 4 9 357,579
Orange County Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 4 8 196,951
Pasco County Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 70,566
Pinellas County Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 4 7 103,495
Polk County Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 4 7 101,635
Sarasota County Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 42,368
School District of Clay County 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 36,638
School District of Lee County 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 4 7 91,309
School District of Osceola County 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 61,893
School District of Palm Beach County 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 4 7 189,322
Seminole County Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 66,996
St. Johns County School District 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 36,593
St. Lucie Public Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 40,045
Volusia County Schools 8/28/2018 11/6/2018 N/A 4 3 5 62,928