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NEWS RELEASE: Acceptable Forms of Identification Expands For Florida Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE
RELEASE

April 08, 2016

For more information contact:

Trish Robertson
(239) 252-8052
TrishRobertson@colliergov.net

Collier County, Fla.—April 8, 2016: Florida Governor, Rick Scott, signed Senate Bill 0666 on April 1, which expands acceptable forms of identification for voters when voting in person. The three forms added into law are: veteran health identification cards issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, a license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued pursuant to s. 790.06, and employee identification cards issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county or a municipality.

Voters who choose to cast their ballot in person during Early Voting or on Election Day will be asked to provide photo/signature identification. If a voter provides an acceptable photo ID that does not include a voter\'s signature, the voter will be required to provide an additional form of ID that includes the voter\'s signature.

The complete list of acceptable ID\'s is now:

  • Florida driver license
  • Florida identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • United States passport
  • Debit or credit card
  • Military identification
  • Student identification
  • Retirement center identification
  • Neighborhood association identification
  • Public assistance identification
  • Veteran health identification card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • A license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued pursuant to s. 790.06
  • Employee identification card issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county or a municipality.

 

Voters without proper ID may have the option to vote a provisional ballot. For more information on proper ID to present at the polls, please visit www.CollierVotes.com or call (239)252-VOTE.

 

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