How to Be Prepared for the August 14 Primary Election
Broward County, FL. - On Tuesday, August 14th, polls will open for Broward County voters who were registered to vote by July 16h, 2012.
Voting hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Supervisor of Elections, Dr. Brenda Snipes would like to share the following helpful reminders on how to be prepared for Election Day:
- Florida law requires voters to present a picture ID with signature. Acceptable forms of ID are: Florida Driver’s License, Florida ID Card, US Passport, Military or Student ID, Public Assistance ID, Neighborhood association identification and Debit/Credit Card. Please note: IDs must have current signature. Any combination of picture and signature is accepted.
- A voter can take with them a marked sample ballot or other helpful information into the polling place so that they may remember their choices.
- Voters are encouraged to confirm their voting polling place by checking their voter information card or by going to our website and clicking on precinct finder. If the voter has moved, they are required to vote in their new home precinct.
- If a voter has requested an absentee ballot and later decides to vote at the polling place instead, they may bring the absentee ballot with them to be cancelled at their polling place and receive a new ballot to vote at the polls.
- Name and address changes, or signature updates may be made at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office or by printing a Voter Registration Application online. Address changes within Broward County can be done by phone. Please complete these changes before going to the polls.
- Our website contains a wealth of information. Please go to www.browardsoe.org If you have any other election questions or concerns, you may also call us at 954-357-7050
Dr. Brenda C. Snipes, Supervisor of Elections