The voter registration and party affiliation change deadline for the 2024 Presidential Preference Primary Election is Feb. 20.
Only registered Republican voters will have a contest to vote on in the March 19 Presidential Preference Primary, and all registered voters, regardless of party, will be eligible to vote for President and Vice President in the November General Election.
Any individual who would like to participate in the Presidential Preference Primary Election must be registered to vote by Feb. 20.
Additionally, any voter who wishes to change their party affiliation must do so by the Feb.20 deadline for the change to take effect for this election.
If you are not yet registered to vote or need to update your voter registration record, there are numerous ways to do so:
- Online: Florida residents can register to vote online. The online voter registration portal is a safe and secure option for voter registration.
- In person: The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections office, which is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday is located at 515 N. Main St. on the third floor. Voter registration forms can also be completed and turned in at any Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles office or any Alachua County Public Library.
- By mail: Forms are available online. Completed forms must be received by the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office before 5 p.m. on the February 20 deadline.
Already registered voters are encouraged to verify and update their voter registration status. This can be done at https://www.votealachua.gov/My-Registration-Status, by calling 352-374-5252, or by visiting the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections office in person.
Voters are encouraged to make changes to their voter registration in advance of election day as changes could impact a voter’s assigned polling place.