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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – If you are planning to cast your ballot in the upcoming November 6th General Election and haven’t registered to vote yet, time is running out.
In Miami-Dade and Broward the deadline to register to vote is tomorrow, Tuesday, October 9th.
To be eligible to vote you must at least be 18 years old, though they can pre-register at 16, and a U.S. citizen.
To vote you must live in the county where you register. When you register to vote, it is required by law that you include a residential address. A P.O. Box or business address is only allowed as a mailing address, not as a home address.
There are two ways to register to vote.
First, if you meet the requirements you can register online.
The second way to register is to fill out a Voter Registration Application.
Miami-Dade residents can find their applications HERE. When completed, they can be mailed to or dropped off at the county’s election department headquarters at:
2700 NW 87th Avenue
Doral, FL 33172.
Applications can also be dropped off at the county’s Elections Branch office downtown with a copy of the necessary ID.
To register in Broward, you may obtain a Voter Registration Application online, in person or by telephone by contacting:
The Supervisor of Elections Main office:
115 S. Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301
Office Number – (954) 357-7050
Or you may apply at any of these Broward County locations: See the complete list
Early voting in Broward and Miami-Dade runs from October 22nd through November 4th.