Voter’s Guides, How to Evaluate a Candidate, Election Dates and links to important information on voting locations, required ID and more are on this page.
November 8, 2022 General Election Information
- Vote411.org is compiled by League members and is particularly good for county and municipal candidates. To see candidate responses to LWV questions, click on “Find What’s on Your Ballot”. On this site you can also register to vote, find your polling place and much more.
- Manatee County Voters Guide These will also be available in print at Manatee Libraries shortly.
- District 2 Appeals Court Judges Up for Retention
- Ballotpedia For additional candidate information and background, click on “What’s on your Ballot”.
- Candidate Forums and Election Videos – Includes candidate forums and video on constitutional amendments on the ballot, voting law changes and common voting mistakes.
- Amendments 2022 – League of Women Voters of Florida (lwvfl.org) Includes the ballot summary, links to the full amendment, result of a yes or no vote, the League position and more.
- Tuesday, October 11, 2022 – Voter Registration Deadline
- Monday, October 24 – Sunday, November 6. 8:30 am to 6:00 pm daily – Early Voting
- Saturday, 10/29 5:00 PM Deadline to request a Vote by Mail ballot to be mailed
- Tuesday, 11/8 – General Election Day
Early voting locations (click on address to open map):
- Lakewood Ranch Town Hall, 8175 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Lakewood Ranch FL 34202
- Manatee County Admin Office, 4410 66th St W, Bradenton FL 34210
- Palmetto Library, 923 6th St W, Palmetto FL 34221
- Rocky Bluff Library, 6750 US Hwy 301, Ellenton FL 34222
- Supervisor of Elections Office, 600 301 Blvd W, Bradenton FL 34205
To request for a vote-by-mail ballot you may:
Apply with an online application,
Apply in writing by email, fax or mail, to the Supervisor of Elections
Apply in person at the Supervisor of Elections office (600 301 Blvd W., Suite 118, Bradenton 34205)
If you would like to have a vote-by-mail ballot mailed to you, all requests must be received by 5 p.m. on the tenth day before an election, in this case.
The person requesting a vote-by-mail ballot must disclose:
- The name of the voter
- The voter’s address
- The voter’s date of birth
- The requester’s name
- The requester’s address
- The requester’s driver’s license number, if available
- The requester’s relationship to the voter; and
- The requester’s signature (written request only).
Completed ballots must be received at the Office of the Supervisor of Elections, 600 301 Boulevard West, Suite 108, Bradenton, not later than 7 p.m. on the day of the election. Do not return your voted vote-by-mail ballot to a polling place.
Day of the Election Voting:
On August 23, registered voters may vote at their assigned precinct only. Visit the SOE website to locate your polling site.
To see How to Judge a Candidate (LWV), Click Here
Voting by mail is convenient, saves time, and allows you to research candidates at your leisure. For more information on voting by mail and early voting click on, Vote by Mail and Early Voting.
To track a mail-in ballot, click “Vote By Mail & Early Voting” on the website’s left-hand column, and then click “Track Your Vote By Mail Ballot.”
Check to be sure you have the right location to vote. To find your designated precinct, visit votemanatee.com and click “Where Do I Vote?”
Voters are required to bring a valid photo ID and signature. Most vote using a Florida Drivers License. For other acceptable forms of ID, according to the Florida Division of Elections, Click Here
If you do not bring proper ID, you can still vote a provisional ballot. As long as you are eligible and voted in the proper precinct, your provisional ballot will count provided the signature on your provisional ballot matches the signature in your registration record.