Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many states are adjusting voting methods and deadlines. We’re committed to making sure Black people have full access to the ballot box. Increased access starts with educating thousands of Black voters about how to register online or by mail, how to vote, and important deadlines during this pandemic. In order to participate in upcoming elections, you must be registered to vote. Check your registration status or register to vote below.
August 2020 Upcoming Elections
On Tuesday, August 18, Florida, Alaska and Wyoming will hold primary elections. You must be a registered voter to participate in this election. Click on each state, or see below, to learn more about registration and voting deadlines.
Florida state primary election on August 18
- Florida voters, the last day to register to vote for this election is July 20, 2020. Register to vote or check your voter registration status here.
- Polls open on Election Day, August 18 from 7AM to 7PM for in person voting.
- Early in person voting periods vary by county. Contact your county Supervisor of Elections for more information.
- In Orange and Osceola counties, early in person voting runs from August 3 through August 16. Early voting polls open from 9 AM to 7 PM.
- In Broward county, early in person voting runs from August 8 through August 16. Early voting polls open weekdays from 11 AM to 7 PM, and weekends from 9 AM to 5 PM.
- In Miami-Dade county, early in person voting runs from August 3 through August 16. Early voting polls open weekdays 7 AM to 3 PM from August 3-7, and open 11 AM to 7 PM from August 10-14. Early voting polls are also open weekends from 8 AM to 4 PM.
- Any registered voter in Florida can request an absentee ballot for any reason. The last day to request an absentee ballot is August 8.
- All completed ballots must be received by the local Supervisor of Elections’ office by 7 PM on Election Day, August 18. Ballots can be mailed in, returned at early voting sites, or placed in secure drop boxes throughout the county. Please contact your Supervisor of Elections for the location of all vote-by-mail ballot secure drop boxes in your area. Signatures on return envelopes must reasonably match the signature on file in order for your ballot to count.
- Check out our 2020 endorsements to see who we’ve endorsed for State Attorney in Orange-Osceola counties, Broward county, and Miami-Dade county.
Oklahoma’s primary runoff and special election is on August 25
- You must be a registered voter to participate in this election. Click on here to learn more about registration and voting deadlines in Oklahoma’s upcoming election.