Want To Vote Early? Here's How To Do It In Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe And Palm Beach Counties

Oct 22, 2018

Want to beat the projected crowds (and long lines) expected on Nov. 6? If you are a resident of Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach counties you can do it by going to an early voting site starting Monday, Oct. 22 until Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. 

Read more: How To Find Your Way Through 105 Possible Questions In South Florida Ballots

Floridians are voting for a new governor, agricultural commissioner, attorney general and a variety of congressional seats. Voters will also have to navigate their way through a long list of amendments and ballot questions (in South Florida, there are 105 possible questions) that are making this year's ballots up to five double-sided pages in some municipalities. Elections supervisors in  Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach counties have expressed concerns about the length of the ballot and advised voters to familiarize themselves with the issues at stake before going to the polls. 

The early voting period is one of the options provided by the state of Florida to registered voters to exercise their right even if they are away or can't go to a polling station on election day. Voters can also request mail-in ballots (the deadline to do so is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018). You can find the instructions on how to do that here

Not every polling station will be open, though. There are specially designated early voting sites across the South Florida counties (please see the list below). This year the list includes sites on college campuses after a July 24 decision by a federal judge. You can vote at any early voting site in the county where you are registered.

Voters in all four counties have to bring a picture ID that has a signature. Although voters are allowed to bring a sample ballot or notes to make their way through all the issues in the ballot, Florida electoral law prohibits taking pictures in voting booths.

You can find detailed information about times and locations of early voting in your county below:  

Broward County

There are 22 early voting sites that will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can check your sample ballot at the County Supervisor of Elections here or read the WLRN voter's guide on ballot questions here.

  • African-American Research Library: 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. (Northwest Sixth Street), Fort Lauderdale, 33311
  • Coral Ridge Mall (north or northwest entrance): 3200 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale
  • Davie/Cooper City Branch Library: 4600 SW 82nd Ave., Davie, 33328
  • Emma Lou Olson Civic Center: 1801 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach, 33060
  • Fort Lauderdale Branch Library/Art Serve: 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Room 130, Fort Lauderdale, 33304
  • Hallandale Beach Cultural Community Center: 410 SE Third St., Hallandale Beach, 33009
  • Hollywood Branch Library: 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 33020
  • Miramar Branch Library: 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar, 33025
  • North Regional Library/Broward College: 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, 33066
  • Northwest Regional Library: 3151 University Dr., Coral Springs, 33065
  • Nova Southeastern University (Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship): 3301 College Ave. Room 1048 and 1049, Davie, 33311
  • Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex: 445 SW Second St., Deerfield Beach, 33441
  • Parkland Recreation and Enrichment Center: 10559 Trails End, Parkland, 33076
  • Supervisor of Elections branch office at E. Pat Larkins Community Center: 520 Martin Luther King Blvd., Pompano Beach, 33060
  • Supervisor of Elections branch office at Lauderhill Mall: 1519 NW 40th Ave., Lauderhill, 33313
  • South Regional Library/Broward College: 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, 33024
  • Southwest Regional Library: 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, 33331
  • Sunrise Civic Center: 10650 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, 33351
  • Tamarac Branch Library: 8701 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, 33321
  • West Regional Library: 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, 33324
  • Weston Branch Library: 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, 33332
  • Wilton Manors City Hall: 2020 Wilton Dr., Wilton Manors, 33305

Miami-Dade County

There are 28 early voting sites that will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday, Oct. 22 to Sunday, Nov. 4. You can check your sample ballot at the County Supervisor of Elections here or read the WLRN voter's guide on ballot questions here

  • Arcola Lakes Branch Library: 8240 NW Seventh Ave., Miami, 33150
  • Coral Gables Branch Library: 3443 Segovia St., Coral Gables, 33134
  • Coral Reef Branch Library: 9211 SW 152nd St., Miami-Dade, 33157
  • Elections Department (Main Office): 2700 NW 87th Ave., Doral, 33172
  • Florida International University (Student Academic Success Center): 11200 SW Eighth St., Miami-Dade, 33199 (Entrance is on Southwest 107th Avenue and 16th Street)
  • Historic Garage: 3250 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 33129 (Same property as the old Museum of Science)
  • Homestead Community Center (William F. “Bill” Dickinson Community Center): 1601 N. Krome Ave., Homestead, 33030
  • International Mall Branch Library: 10315 NW 12th St, Doral, 33172
  • John F. Kennedy Library: 190 W. 49th St., Hialeah, 33012
  • Joseph Caleb Center (community meeting room): 5400 NW 22nd Ave., Building A, Miami, 33142
  • Kendale Lakes Branch Library: 15205 SW 88th St., Kendall, 33196
  • Kendall Branch Library: 9101 SW 97th Ave., Kendall, 33176
  • Lemon City Branch Library: 430 NE 61st St., Miami, 33137
  • Miami Beach City Hall: 1700 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, 33139
  • Miami Dade College Kendall Campus (The Fascell Conference Center): 11011 SW 104th St., Building K, Miami, 33176 (Entrance is on Southwest 104th Street and 113th Place)
  • Miami Dade College North Campus (Library): 11380 NW 27th Ave., Building 2, Miami-Dade, 33167
  • Miami Lakes Community Center (Mary Collins Community Center): 15151 NW 82nd Ave., Miami Lakes, 33016
  • Naranja Branch Library: 14850 SW 280th St., Homestead, 33032
  • North Dade Regional Library: 2455 NW 183rd St., Miami Gardens, 33056
  • North Miami Public Library: 835 NE 132nd St., North Miami, 33161
  • North Shore Branch Library: 7501 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 33141
  • Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch Library: 2930 Aventura Blvd., Aventura, 33180
  • Shenandoah Branch Library: 2111 SW 19th St., Miami, 33145
  • South Dade Regional Library: 10750 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay, 33189
  • Stephen P. Clark Government Center (Elections branch office): 111 NW First St. (lobby), Miami, 33128
  • West Dade Regional Library: 9445 SW 24th St., Miami-Dade, 33165
  • West Kendall Regional Library: 10201 Hammocks Blvd., Kendall, 33196
  • West Miami Community Center: 901 SW 62nd Ave., West Miami, 33144

Monroe County

There are five early voting sites that will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday, Oct. 22 to Sat. Nov. 3, 2018. You can check your sample ballot at the County Supervisor of Elections here or read the WLRN voter's guide on ballot questions here

  • Supervisor of Elections Office: 530 Whitehead St. #101, Key West
  • Supervisor of Elections Office: 10015 Overseas Hwy., Marathon
  • Supervisor of Elections Office: 102050 Overseas Hwy. #137, Key Largo
  • Big Pine Key Community Park: End of Sands Rd., 31009 Atlantis Dr., Big Pine Key
  • Islamorada Branch Library: 81830 Overseas Hwy., Mile Marker 81.7, Islamorada

Palm Beach County

There are 14 early voting sites that will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday, Oct. 22 to Sunday, Nov. 4. You can check your sample ballot at the County Supervisor of Elections here or read the WLRN voter's guide on ballot questions here.

  • Acreage Branch Library: 15801 Orange Boulevard, Loxahatchee, FL 33470
  • Belle Glade Branch Library: 725 NW 4th Street, Belle Glade, FL 33430
  • Boca Downtown Library: 400 NW 2nd Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33432
  • Ezell Hester Community Center: 1901 N. Seacrest Boulevard, Boynton Beach, FL 33435
  • Florida Atlantic University: 777 Glades Road, Housing and Residential Education Building, Room 109, Boca Raton, FL 33431
  • Palm Beach Gardens Branch Library: 11303 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 
  • Hagen Ranch Branch Library: 14350 Hagen Ranch Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
  • Jupiter Community Center: 200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458
  • Lantana Branch Library: 4020 Lantana Road, Lake Worth, FL 33462
  • South County Civic Center: 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
  • Supervisor of Elections Office: 240 South Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
  • Wellington Branch Library: 1951 Royal Fern Drive, Wellington, FL 33414
  • Wells Recreation Community Center: 2409 Avenue H West, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
  • West Boca Library: 28685 State Road 7, Boca Raton, FL 33498