Important Dates

2018 Elections

Federal, State and Local Elections

Under current Florida law, the election dates for the 2018 statewide elections are as follows:

Primary Election: August 28, 2018

  • Voter Registration Deadline: July 30, 2018
  • Vote-By-Mail Request Deadline: August 22, 2018
  • Vote-By-Mail Return Deadline: 7 p.m., August 28, 2018

General Election: November 6, 2018

  • Voter Registration Deadline: October 9, 2018
  • Vote-By-Mail Request Deadline: October 31, 2018
  • Vote-By-Mail Return Deadline: 7 p.m., November 6, 2018

Important Dates for Candidates

Federal and Judicial Offices

  • Qualifying: Noon, April 30, 2018 – Noon, May 4, 2018

State, Multi-County, Escambia County and City Offices

  • Qualifying: Noon, June 18, 2018 – Noon, June 22, 2018

Division of Elections Calendar of Election Dates

  • 219

    days
    Til Next Election
  • 190

    days
    To Register
  • 209

    days
    Til Early Voting
  • 213

    days
    For Mail Request