Who is eligible to Register to Vote In Alachua county?
- Citizen of U.S.
- Resident of Florida
- Will be at least 18 years old by election day
- A person who has been convicted of a felony who has met the criteria established by the State of Florida for having their right to vote restored. This means the person has:
- Completed every term ordered by the court as part of the sentence including prison or jail time; parole, probation, or other forms of supervision; and
- Paid all fines, fees, costs, and restitution ordered as part of the felony sentence.
- If someone is not sure if s/he has paid the fines, fees, costs and restitution s/he may contact any of the following for help finding the information.
- Clerk of the Court of the county in which the felony was committed
- Attorney/Public Defender who represented him/her
- The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition – https://floridarrc.com
- Florida Division of Elections https://dos.myflorida.com/elections/for-voters/voter-registration/constitutional-amendment-4felon-voting-rights/
*This is for residents of Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy and Union Counties
Who is Not Eligible to Register to Vote?
- Someone who a court has found to be mentally incapacitated as to (their) right to vote and has not had their right to vote restored
- Someone who has been found guilty of murder or felony sexual offense
They can be granted clemency through action by Governor and the Cabinet
- Someone who has been convicted of a felony and has not had their right to vote restored by meeting the criteria established by the State of Florida
- If you have a felony conviction and are not sure you are eligible to vote DO NOT Register until you are sure.