TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – The November Election is right around the corner and time is running out if you haven’t registered to vote.
The registration deadline is Monday, October 6, 2014.READ MORE: Marching With Pride, A Thousand Miami-Dade JROTC Cadets Took Part In 'Pass In Review'
Republicans and Democrats are trying to mobilize supporters, particularly because of the hard-fought race for governor.
As of the Aug. 26 primary elections, Florida had about 11.8 million registered voters, with Democrats holding a registration edge of about 450,000 over Republicans.READ MORE: '17 Days Of Celebration' Kicks Off Honoring Victims Of Parkland School Shooting
To register to vote, residents must:
- be 18 years or older (pre-registration begins at 16);
- be a U.S. citizen;
- be a permanent resident of Miami-Dade County or Broward County..
“Registering to vote is the first step to ‘Be Election Ready’ and have a voice in important issues affecting you and your community,” stated Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.
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