Voting precincts change for 2024 general election

FAQs for new and returning voters

An unidentified woman raises her arms as she leaves as other people line up for early voting at the Marion County Election Center in Ocala, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2020.

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Posted December 20, 2023 | By Caroline Brauchler

As election season nears, the Marion County Supervisor of Elections Office has announced changes in precinct or polling locations for 16,000 voters.

The changes have been made to reflect population growth and to make the voting process as smooth as possible in 2024, according to the SOE.

Changes to precinct or polling locations:
Precinct 0009: New location, The Chapel Ocala, 3130 NW Blitchton Road, Ocala

Precinct 1030: New location, Salt Springs Christian Church, 24571 E County Road 316, Salt Springs

Precinct 3090: New location, Memorial Baptist Church, 3693 SE 95th St., Ocala

Precinct 4150: Same location, voters moved to adjacent rooms 4150 and 4151

Precinct 4152: Same location, voters moved from room 4151 to 4152

Precinct 4154: New location, OTOW Master the Possibilities, Classroom 3, 8415 SW 80th St., Ocala. OTOW voters moved from Stone Creek to a new location

Precinct 4230: Same location, new precinct number (Formerly 4154, Stone Creek)


The voters who were assigned to any of these locations will receive a new voter registration card in the mail.

For first-time voters, those who are new to town and anyone who just needs a reminder on all things registration, voting by mail and where to go on election day, the SOE gives answers to their most frequently asked questions to prepare for thousands of Marion County residents to do their civic duty.


Important dates in 2024:

Feb. 20: Voter registration and party change deadline (Presidential Preference Primary Election)

March 7: Mailin ballot request deadline (Presidential Preference Primary Election)

March 19: Presidential Preference Primary Election Day

July 22: Voter registration and party change deadline (Primary Election)

Aug. 8: Mailin ballot request deadline (Primary Election)

Aug. 20: Primary Election Day

Oct. 7: Voter registration deadline (General Election)

Oct. 24: Mailin ballot request deadline (General Election)

Nov. 5: General Election Day


Who can register to vote in Florida?

Must be over the age of 18
Must be a legal United States citizen
Must be a resident of Florida and the county in which you plan to vote
Must not be adjudicated as mentally incapacitated
Must not be a convicted felon, unless your right to vote has been restored


How to register to vote:

Visit to register to vote online.

Applicants must provide either their Florida driver’s license number or the last four digits of their Social Security number.


When to update your voter registration:

If your permanent address changes
If you change your name through marriage or another legal process
To choose or change your political party affiliation
If your signature has changed


How to change your political party affiliation:

To vote in the primary election, a party change must be made 29 days before the election, on July 22, 2024.

Florida is a closed primary state, so a registered voter can only vote for candidates within the political party they are registered in for the primary election.

Voters must submit a new application to change party and can do so at


Voting by mail:

Requesting a mail-in ballot can be done by:

With your signature in writing, through mail, fax or a scanned attachment through email
Online, accompanied by a digital or electronic signature or attaching a scanned image of your original signature
In person at the Marion County Supervisor of Elections Office, at 981 NE 16th St., Ocala
Over the phone to (352)620-3290

Requests must include a Florida driver’s license, Florida identification card or last four digits of your Social Security number

To request a vote-by-mail ballot and to learn how to submit your ballot remotely or ahead of time by mail, visit


Early voting:

Early voting can be done at any of the locations below in 2024 for the Presidential Preference Primary Election, March 916; for the primary election, Aug. 1017; and, for the general election, Oct. 26Nov. 2.

Belleview Public Library – 13145 SE County Road 484, Belleview

Forest Public Library – 905 S Highway 314A, Ocklawaha

Mulberry Center – 8445 SE 165th Mulberry Lane, The Villages

Freedom Public Library – 5870 SW 95th St., Ocala

Reddick Community Center – 4345 NW 152nd St., Reddick

Silver Springs Shores Community Center – 590 Silver Road, Ocala

Dunnellon Public Library – 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon

Marion County Election Center – 981 NE 16th St., Ocala

Deputy Brian Litz Building – 9048 SW State Road 200, Ocala

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