This website is being provided as a public service. We hope that it will supply you with the information you need to be an informed voter of Highlands County. We welcome any questions or suggestions that you may have. Thanks for visiting us and we look forward to serving you!
This year's Presidential Preference Primary is open to registered Republicans only and is on March 19th.
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Please know when you exercise your right to vote, you can remain confident in the integrity of our elections.
Remember you can now register online or update your address.
It is secure and will save you time. You can access RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov for the new online voter registration website.
Time to Renew Your Vote by Mail Request
All mail ballot requests expired on December 31, 2022. If you would like to continue voting by mail for the upcoming 2024 elections, you must submit a new request to receive a ballot. Requesting a Vote-by-Mail (VBM) ballot is easy!
Candidates and Issues
You can find out about the issues by reading the newspaper, surfing the Internet, watching the candidates debate each other on television, listening to the radio, and/or attending campaign events where you may meet the candidates in person and ask them what they will do if they are elected.
Our office does not hand out information regarding the candidates or issues.
Preview initiatives and proposed constitutional amendments.
Petition Status Report
Florida citizens have the right to propose amendments to the Florida Constitution through an initiative petition process. Highlands County Supervisor of Elections verifies thousands of initiative petitions each year signed by voters in Highlands County. Sponsors of these initiatives must secure the required number of valid signatures in order for their initiative to be placed on a General Election ballot. Pursuant to Florida Statute 100.371(11)(b), Highlands County's actual cost of signature verification of an initiative petition is $0.20 as of February 1, 2024.
Have you moved to another home in Highlands County since you registered with us? If so …
YOU NEED TO UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION WITH US.
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