polls open from 7 AM to 7 PM

The polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM on Election Day.

2023 Municipal & Particular District Election – November 7, 2023



Metropolis of Cape Canaveral Metropolis Council

Kay Lyn Jackson

Steven W. Stroud

Don Willis

Metropolis of Indian Harbour Seaside Metropolis Council Seat 1 

Adam Dyer

David Nutt

Douglas Vincent Torpy

Metropolis of Indian Harbour Seaside Metropolis Council Seat 2

Hamilton Boone

Susan Ruimy

City of Melbourne Seaside Mayor 

Joyce D. Barton A

lison “Al” Dennington

Metropolis of Rockledge Metropolis Council Seat 3

Josiah Michael Gattle

Sammie Brown Martin

Barefoot Bay Trustee

Jeffrey Grunow

Luann E. Henderson

Elaine M. VanBerschot


  • The polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM on Election Day. Generally, the height voting instances are 7 AM to eight AM, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, and 5 PM to 7 PM. If attainable, voters are inspired to vote at a time apart from these peak voting durations. All eligible voters in line at their polling place at 7 PM will likely be allowed to vote, whatever the size of the road.
  • If you’re unsure whether or not you might be registered to vote or eligible to vote in a specific election, contact the Elections Workplace earlier than Election Day or use the on-line voter standing verification kind.
  • Discover out the place you might be assigned to vote earlier than Election Day. Your voter data card has the identify and tackle of your polling place, or you possibly can receive it by utilizing the net voter standing verification kind. Ensure that you understand how to get to your polling place; when you don’t, contact the Elections Workplace for instructions (earlier than Election Day, if attainable).
  • Per Florida Statute 101.045, you need to vote within the precinct of your authorized residence. We suggest that you just change your tackle with us previous to Election Day. Nonetheless, you might change your tackle on the polls on Election Day supplied you might be an eligible voter registered in Florida and:
  • you might be shifting from one tackle to a different inside Brevard County or
  • you might be shifting from one other county inside Florida.

If you don’t meet one in every of these standards, you may be permitted to vote a provisional poll.

  • The identification which is required and checked on the polls is used solely to substantiate the voter’s identification, to not confirm the voter’s identification quantity or tackle. The {photograph} on the identification is in comparison with the individual standing earlier than the ballot employee and the signature on the cardboard is in comparison with the voter’s signature on the precinct roster.
  • If you’re voting at a college, you need to keep away from voting on the arrival and dismissal time for the college.
  • Use the pattern poll mailed to you by the elections workplace or obtainable on this site to determine the way you need to vote earlier than you go into the polling place. That is notably useful when there are a lot of races in addition to numerous constitutional amendments and/or referendums on the poll (that is typical within the November elections in even numbered years). You might convey marked pattern ballots into the polls that can assist you bear in mind the way you need to vote; nonetheless, you might not depart them within the voting cubicles or present them to different voters in line.
  • Whereas they’re of their polling place voting, voters might put on t-shirts, buttons, hats, and many others., which specific their political preferences so long as they aren’t actively campaigning (see Division of Elections Opinion 82-13)
  • Please be at liberty to ask the pollworkers questions concerning the polling place setup and voting tools. When you’ve got questions that they’re unable to reply, please contact the Elections Workplace (after Election Day, if attainable).
  • When you want help in voting attributable to blindness, incapacity or incapacity to learn or write, you could have somebody of your alternative (or two ballot employees) help you in voting. You might not have your employer, an agent of your employer, or an officer or agent of your union help you in voting [Section 101.051(1), Florida Statutes]. As well as, accessible touchscreen poll marking gadgets can be found at every polling place.
  • If you don’t vote for any candidates or vote for extra candidates than are allowed in a contest, solely that contest will likely be affected; every other contests during which the allowed variety of candidates are chosen will likely be counted.
  • When you make a mistake in voting, inform the clerk in control of polling place, give her or him your spoiled poll, and you may be issued a substitute poll. Your spoiled poll will likely be sealed and nobody will likely be allowed to see it. You might not obtain greater than two substitute ballots per election.
  • When you obtain a Vote-by-Mail Poll however determine to vote at an Early Voting web site or at your polling location on Election Day, please convey your Mail Poll with you to give up to an election official.  Doing so will assist cut back potential wait instances and expedite your check-in course of.
  • When you suspect that you’ve encountered voter fraud, you possibly can report it to the Division of Elections at 877-868-3737 (it is a toll free quantity). Extra data on voter fraud will be discovered on the Division of Elections fraud grievance site.
  • No pictures is permitted within the polling room or early voting space, aside from an elector’s personal poll. (s. 102.031(5) F.S.)