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Florida Election Watch

Tabulation of Official Vote

Project Vote Smart

Project Vote Smart -- Florida

  • Recent Key Votes
  • Recent Ratings
  • Ballot Measures

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Transparency Florida

Division of Elections (Florida Department of State)

Division of Elections (Florida Department of State)


Register to Vote

  • application form
  • how to vote absentee
  • registration book closing dates

Election Dates

  • upcoming election dates
  • qualifying dates
  • registration book closing dates
  • scheduled county & municipal elections (1997+)

Candidate Tracking System (1996+) -- "tracks candidates throughout the elections process presenting candidate status, campaign finance activity, personal photos and contact information."

Committees (1978+) -- maintains records on hundreds of committees. Information available for each committee includes committee address, chairman, treasurer, deputy treasurer, registered agent and campaign finance activity. Committees are classified as:

  • Political Committee (PAC)
  • Committee of Continuous Existence (CCE)
  • Party Executive Committee (PTY)
  • Electioneering Communication Organizations (ECO)
  • Electioneering Communication Individual (ECI)
  • Independent Expenditure Organization (IXO)"

  • general, primary, presidential preference, runoffs
  • display results by county
  • display results by office:
    • U.S. President
    • U.S. Senator or Representative
    • Governor & Cabinet
    • State Senator or Representative
    • State Courts - Supreme Court, District Court of Appeals, Circuit Judge
    • State Attorney
    • Public Defender
    • Special Districts
    • Constitutional Amendments

Campaign Financing

Formal Opinions of the Division of Elections (1976+) -- "The Division of Elections provides advisory opinions to supervisors of elections, candidates, local officers having election related duties, political parties, political committees, committees of continuous existence or other persons or organizations engaged in political activity, relating to any provisions or possible violations of Florida election laws."

Laws & Procedures

  • Election Laws
  • Opinions
  • Handbook
  • Forms
  • Rules

Reports by the Division of Elections

  • Annual Reports (1996+)
  • Analysis & Report of Overvotes & Undervotes for the General Election (2002, 2004, 2006)
  • Polling Place Accessibility (2003)
  • Uniform Poll Times
  • Voter Education Programs During the Election Cycle (2004, 2006)

Voter Registration Statistics (1972+)

  • County Voter Registration Totals (1994+)
    • by Party
    • by Race
    • by Party & Race
    • by Congressional District
    • by Senate District
    • by House District
    • by Judicial Circuit
  • Voter Registration since 1972 - Statewide by Party
  • Voter Registration Report Archives (1995+)
    • Monthly Report
    • Net Activity by Party Affiliation Report
    • Year to Date Affiliation Report
    • Year to Date Voter Registration Totals Report

Voting Systems

  • About Voting Systems
  • Certified Voting Systems
  • Certified Voting System Vendors
  • County Voting System Lookup
  • Certification Status & Test Schedule
  • Technical Advisory & Letters
  • Florida Voting Systems Standards

Evaluation of Florida Elections