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News Release: Early Voting for the 2012 General Election begins October 27th


October 19, 2012

For more information contact:

April Donahue
(239) 252-8052 

The first day of early voting for Collier County is one week from tomorrow

Collier County, FL—October 19, 2012: Early voting for the November 6th General Election starts at 7 a.m. on Saturday, October 27th and ends at 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 3rd, including Sunday, October 28th. Any registered Collier County voter ready to cast their ballot early may do so at any one of the seven early voting locations:

  • Everglades City Hall – 102 Copeland Avenue N Naples
  • City Hall - 735 8th Street South
  • Supervisor of Elections Office – Government Complex, 3295 Tamiami Trail East
  • Golden Gate Library – 2432 Lucerne Road
  • Immokalee Library – 417 North First Street
  • Library Headquarters – 2385 Orange Blossom Drive
  • Marco Island Library – 210 South Heathwood Drive

Registered voters planning to vote in person during Early Voting or on Election Day are encouraged to study their sample ballot and bring it along to use as a guide when voting. To verify voter registration status, and to view a sample ballot, registered voters may go online to the “Am I Registered” web page.

At the polls, voters will be asked to provide a valid photo ID with signature. Accepted photo IDs include: a current Florida driver license, DHSMV-issue Florida ID, U.S. Passport, debit or credit card, military ID, student ID, retirement center ID, neighborhood association ID or public assistance ID. If the photo ID does not include the voter’s signature, the voter will be required to provide an additional form of accepted ID with their signature. Voters without the proper ID will be allowed to vote a provisional ballot.

Civilian voters who have moved to Collier County from another Florida county should report their address change to the Supervisor of Elections office via phone, online, in person or in writing before Tuesday, November 6, 2012, or they will be statutorily required to vote a provisional ballot. Military voters and their dependents are exempt from this requirement.

For more information, visit or contact the Supervisor of Elections office at (239) 252-8450.

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