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Robert D. Bender
Escambia County
Supervisor of Elections

Tuesday is Voter Registration and Party Change Deadline Extended Hours Offered

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections office will be open on Monday, February 17, and hold extended hours on Tuesday, February 18, to allow voters to register or change their party affiliation before the book closing deadline for the March 17 Presidential Preference Primary Election.

Extended Office Hours:  Tuesday, February 18 – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Florida law mandates that registration books close 29 days before an election. New registrations and party changes must be completed and received or postmarked no later than February 18 for them to be effective for the March 17 election.  Address changes can be made after the books close.  If you are unsure of your registration status, visit and click Am I Registered? to check.

As a reminder, Florida holds closed primary elections. The March 17 Presidential Preference Primary is open only to registered Democrats and Republicans. Voters registered without party affiliation (NPA) or in a minor political party are ineligible and will not receive a ballot. The deadline to change party affiliation is Tuesday, February 18. You may check your party affiliation at by clicking Am I Registered?, or you may contact the Elections Office.

For more information, please contact us at (850) 595-3900, [email protected] or visit

Published on February 14, 2020
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