MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The eyes of the nation will soon be on the Sunshine State since the Florida Primary is just around the corner on Tuesday March 15th.READ MORE: Florida Is Ditching Palm Trees To Fight Climate Crisis
For those of you who don’t want to wait to cast your ballots, there’s early voting.
In Miami-Dade, early voting starts Monday, February 29th and ends Sunday, March 13th. Hours are 7am to 3pm on weekdays and 8am to 4pm on weekends
Click here for early voting locations in Miami-Dade.
There are 30 early voting sites across Miami-Dade County this year, up from 20, which was designed to make the process faster and smoother than previous years. Overall, there will be more voting machines available. Voters will no longer have to wait for a machine designated by alphabetical order. Those giant voting registration books manned by poll workers are also gone. Electronic voter check in is now in place.
In Broward County, early voting is set for March 5th to March 13th from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Click here to find early voting locations in Broward.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
In Monroe County, early voting runs from February 29th to March 12th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Click here to find early voting locations in Monroe County.
Voters can cast a ballot at any early voting site during the early voting period, but if you wait until Election Day, you have to go to your assigned precinct.
Deadlines have already passed to register to vote, or switch parties. Elections Departments have also already started sending out absentee ballots.
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