Voter’s Bill of Rights – That’s You!

Each registered voter in this state has the right to:

  1. Vote and have his or her vote accurately counted.
  2. Cast a vote if he or she is inline at the official closing of the polls in that county.
  3. Ask for and receive assistance in voting.
  4. Receive up to 2 replacement ballots if he or she makes a mistake prior to the ballot being cast.
  5. An explanation if his or her registration is in question.
  6. If his or her registration is in question or identity, cast a PROVISIONAL ballot.
  7. Written instructions to use when voting, and upon request, oral instructions in voting from election officers.
  8. Vote free from coercion or intimidation by election officers or any other person.
  9. Vote on a voting system that is in working condition and that will allow votes to be accurately cast.

Additional Rights as a Florida Voter:

  1. You have the right to vote in all the races on your ballot or in the races that you choose.  You are NOT required to cast a vote in every race or on every ballot question.
  2. You have the right to vote even if you failed to bring photo or signature identification to the polling station.  If you did not bring a photo ID, state law requires the poll workers to allow you to vote if your name is on the register and you sign a statement verifying your name and addressFirst time voters without photo ID may vote a provisional ballot.  No one can be refused the right to vote solely because he or she failed to bring photo or signature ID to the polling place.
  3. You have the right to vote even if you did not bring your voter registration card to the polling place.
  4. You have the right to find out whether your provisional ballot has been counted.