To our Florida family,
In preparation for the midterm election on November 8, we have prepared the following state voter guide to help you navigate and prepare for Election Day: where to vote; how to vote; and what’s on your ballot. We hope you find this guide helpful!
Please use this guide and share it with people who need it. An educated voter is a smart voter! Vote Smart!
Election Guide 2022:
Voter Registration Information:
Need to get registered, request an absentee ballot, or find your local polling place? All of that information and more can be found here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/voter-registration/FL
Need to contact your local election office for questions about your registration, ballot, polling place, or any other elections question? Find all their contact information here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/offices/FL
Congressional Elections: 27 seats for the U.S. House of Representatives and one seat for the U.S. Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Notable races include:
Val Demings, Uloma Ekpete, Steven Grant, Edward Gray, Howard Knepper, Dennis Misigoy, Tuan Nguyen, Moses Quiles, and Marco Rubio are running for the U.S. Senate.
Gubernatorial Elections: Charlie Crist, Jr., Ron DeSantis, Carmen Gimenez, and Hector Roos are running for governor this year. See the full list of candidates running here:
State Legislature Elections: 120 seats for the Florida House of Representatives and 40 seats for the Florida Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Statewide Elections: Offices for Attorney General and Financial Officer are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
State Judicial Elections: Five justices are up for election this year from the Florida Supreme Court. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Here are the statewide ballot measures appearing on your November ballot:
Limitation on Assessment of Real Property Used for Residential Purposes: Limitation on Assessment of Real Property Used for Residential Purposes; Proposes amendment to State Constitution to authorize Legislature to prohibit consideration of changes or improvements made to real property used for residential purposes to improve propertys resistance to flood damage in determining assessed value of such property for ad valorem taxation purposes.
Abolishing the Constitution Revision Commission: Abolishing the Constitution Revision Commission; Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to abolish the Constitution Revision Commission, etc.
Additional Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Specified Critical Public Service Workforce: Additional Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Specified Critical Public Service Workforce; Proposes amendment to State Constitution to authorize Legislature, for all levies other than school district levies, to grant additional homestead property tax exemption on $50,000 of assessed value of homestead property owned by classroom teachers, law enforcement officers, correctional officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, child welfare services professionals, active duty members of United States Armed Forces, & Florida National Guard members.
See the full list of all 2022 national statewide ballot measures here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measures/2022
Happy Election Season!
The Vote Smart Team