DECISION 2020 IS HERE! Space Coast Daily is Your Go-To Source For Complete Election Results
By Space Coast Daily // November 3, 2020
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Election Day 2020 is finally here and hopes are high as the polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
In general, the peak voting times are 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
If possible, voters are encouraged to vote at a time other than these peak voting periods. All eligible voters in line at their polling place at 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote, regardless of the length of the line.
Make sure to watch Space Coast Daily’s live expert coverage throughout the day, including the results beginning at 7 p.m. on SpaceCoastDaily.com and the Space Coast Daily Facebook page.
After the polls close at 7 p.m., we will also bring you live coverage from around the Space Coast featuring the winners, directly from their victory festivities.
CLICK HERE TO SEE A SAMPLE BALLOT
To guard against the spread of COVID-19, these safety protocols have been put in place for Brevard polling locations:
■ As soon as voters enter the polling site, there will be an automatic hand sanitizing dispenser
■ Each polling location and Early Voting site will have a Sanitizing Specialist, a newly created position. Their primary responsibility is to sanitize voting booths between voters and the polling location
■ Poll workers will also be mandated to wear either a face shield or a mask
■ Hand sanitizer will be provided to all poll workers
■ There will be one and done items such as ballot secrecy sleeves, a black pen to use through the voting process and a “Needs to be Cleaned” sign to identify the voting booth needs to be cleaned and sanitized after voter use.
Election Day Tips
■ If you are not sure whether you are registered to vote or eligible to vote in a particular election, contact the Elections Office before Election Day or use the online voter status verification form.
■ Your voter information card has the name and address of your polling place, or you can obtain it by using the online voter status verification form. Be sure that you know how to get to your polling place.
■ To be allowed to vote you must show a valid form of identification, which must contain the voter’s name, photograph and signature and must not be expired. Here is a list of the acceptable forms of identification.
■ The identification which is required and checked at the polls is used solely to confirm the voter’s identity, not to verify the voter’s identification number or address. The photograph on the identification is compared to the person standing before the poll worker and the signature on the card is compared to the voter’s signature on the precinct roster.
■ If you are voting at a school, you should avoid voting at the arrival and dismissal time for the school.
■ Use the sample ballot mailed to you by the elections office or available on this web site to decide how you want to vote before you go into the polling place. This is particularly helpful when there are many races as well as a large number of constitutional amendments and/or referendums on the ballot (this is typical in the November elections in even-numbered years). You may bring marked sample ballots into the polls to help you remember how you want to vote; however, you may not leave them in the voting booths or show them to other voters in line.
■ While they are in their polling place voting, voters may wear t-shirts, buttons, hats, etc., which express their political preferences as long as they are not actively campaigning.
■ Please feel free to ask the poll workers questions about the polling place setup and voting equipment. If you have questions that they are unable to answer.
■ If you need assistance in voting due to blindness, disability or inability to read or write, you may have someone of your choice (or two poll workers) assist you in voting. You may not have your employer, an agent of your employer, or an officer or agent of your union assist you in voting.
■ If you do not vote for any candidates or vote for more candidates than are allowed in a contest, only that contest will be affected; any other contests in which the allowed number of candidates are selected will be counted.
■ If you make a mistake in voting, tell the clerk in charge of polling place, give him or her your spoiled ballot, and you will be issued a replacement ballot. Your spoiled ballot will be sealed and no one will be allowed to see it. You may not receive more than two replacement ballots per election.
■ If you receive a Vote-by-Mail Ballot but decide to vote at an Early Voting site or at your polling location on Election Day, please bring your Mail Ballot with you to surrender to an election official. Doing so will help reduce potential wait times and expedite your check-in process.
■ If you suspect that you have encountered voter fraud, you can report it to the Division of Elections at 877-868-3737.
■ No photography is permitted in the polling room or early voting area, except for an elector’s own ballot.
POLLS OPEN AT 7 P.M., See all the candidates below and results will begin to post at 7 p.m.:
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