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Tuesday Brings Final Day to Register to Vote in Florida's 2018 General Election

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Voter Registration Deadline Happening Tuesday in Florida

    NBC 6's Darryl Forges has more as state officials are urging those who are registered to vote early in what could be a record setting midterm turnout.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Those looking to register will need a social security number and either a driver’s license or Florida issued identification number.

    • 13 million voters were registered in Florida as officials expected 60 to 70 percent of all votes to be cast before Election Day.

    If you want to vote in next month’s midterm elections in the state of Florida, Tuesday is the final day you can register to be eligible.

    Anyone who has not yet registered can do so either online or in person at the supervisor or elections office in anyone of Florida’s 67 counties.

    Those looking to register will need a social security number and either a driver’s license or Florida issued identification number.

    Officials are urging all voters to do so early as turnout is expected to top the last midterm election numbers in the state, when 51 percent of voters went to the polls in 2014.

    “This year, the interest has been big,” said Leon County elections supervisor Mark Earley. “It’s looking more like a general election in a presidential year, rather than a general election in a midterm.”

    As of the end of August, 13 million voters were registered in Florida as officials expected 60 to 70 percent of all votes to be cast before Election Day.

    Voters can request an absentee ballot, which will be mailed out starting Tuesday, through October 31st.

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