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2020 Presidential Preference Primary

Dates and Deadlines

Deadline to register or change party: February 18

Early Voting: March 2 - 15

Vote By Mail: Voted ballots must be in our office by 7 p.m. on March 17

Election Day: March 17

Check Your Status

Use our Voter Information Lookup to:

  • Review and update your voter registration information
  • Look at your personalized sample ballot
  • Check your Vote By Mail requests
  • Track your Vote By Mail ballot to see when it went out and when it was received by our office
  • Find out where you vote on Election Day
  • See your voter activity for the past 12 months 

On the Ballot

The names to be printed on the 2020 Republican and Democratic Presidential Preference Primary ballots have been certified and can be found here. For additional information on these and other federal and state candidates, click here. Florida holds closed primaries, so only Republicans and Democrats may vote in the Presidential Preference Primary. The deadline to select or change your political party affiliation for the Presidential Preference Primary is February 18, 2020. 

Use our Voter Information Lookup to see your sample ballot (posted at least 45 days before the election).

Early Voting Locations

23 locations available for Early Voting across Hillsborough County. 

Locations will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from March 2 – 15, 2020.


Polling Place Changes

Below are links to Hillsborough County’s Election Day polling place changes for 2020. Each election, some polling place locations have to be changed, often due to construction or a change in how the venue is being used.


Resource Allocation Report

2020 Presidential Preference Primary Resource Allocation Report


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.