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Campaigning Guidelines

Campaign Guidelines

Poll Watchers

If you would like to designate poll watchers for an election, you must complete the Poll Watcher Designation Form (DS-DE 125) and return it via email (to, mail or in person, so that it is in our office by the deadline. All poll watchers should review our Poll Watcher Guidelines before arriving at a voting location.

Election Dates and Deadlines

Make sure to share voter registration deadlines and election dates with your prospective constituents! Find that information here.


Precinct Information

Click on this link to see a list of all of our precincts, and then click on individual precinct locations to find statistics, addresses and photos for each precinct:  Show a list of all precincts.

Campaign Signs 

For information regarding where campaign signs can be posted in Hillsborough County and the three municipalities, please reference the Campaign Signs Information Sheet. Important note: the law requires anyone who is going to dig (break ground) must first call Sunshine 811. Click here for more details and information regarding sign installation. 

No Solicitation Zones

100 ft. No Solicitation Zone Maps for every Early Voting site used in the 2018 elections can be found below. Updated maps utilizing the new 150 ft. distance for the upcoming 2020 election cycles coming soon.

Bloomingdale Regional Public Library
Bruton Memorial Library
Cyrus Greene Center
Fred B. Karl County Center
Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Public Library
Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library
Keystone Community Center
Maureen P. Gauzza Regional Public Library
New Tampa Regional Public Library
North Tampa Branch Library
Northdale Recreation Center
Port Tampa Community Center
Riverview Branch Library
Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center
SouthShore Regional Public Library
Temple Terrace Public Library
Town 'N Country Regional Public Library
USF Yuengling Center (formerly Sun Dome)
Valrico Recreation Center
West Tampa Branch Library

Helpful Publications

There are several helpful publications, developed by the State Division of Elections, to help guide you through your candidacy. As a candidate, it is your responsibility review the Candidate and Treasurer Handbook and Florida Election Code, which will help guide you through your candidacy.

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Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Main Phone: (813) 744-5900 Toll Free: (888) 297-4362 Email:

Fred B. Karl County Center (Main Office)

601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 16th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Tel: (813) 272-5850
Fax: (813) 272-7043

Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center

2514 North Falkenburg Rd.
Tampa, FL 33619
Tel: (813) 744-5900
Fax: (813) 744-5843

Northwest Regional Office

4575 Gunn Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33624

Southeast Regional Office

10020 South U.S. Hwy. 301
Riverview, FL 33578

Please note: Florida has a very broad public records law. Voter registration applications and other written communications to or from the Supervisor of Elections are public records and are available to the public and media upon request unless the information is subject to a specific statutory exemption. Email addresses are also public records. If you do  not want your email address released in response to a public records request, please contact us by mail or phone, or visit us in person. To request public records, contact the communications department by emailing or calling (813) 744-5900.