Tuesday is Election Day for the 2020 Florida primary election.
Across the state, many voters will cast their ballots in person Tuesday, though due to COVID-19, many people have already cast mail-in ballots.
Some items on the ballot in this election across Escambia and Santa Rosa counties include county commission, city council, Emerald Coast Utilities Authority, school board and superintendent races, in addition to state and U.S. House Representative races.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. When voting in person, people must provide photo ID with signature.
Live results for the 2020 Florida primary
Visit the link here for our real-time live results as counties report voting totals from Tuesday’s polling places and see which candidates Florida’s registered voters cast their ballots for.
Florida 2020 primary voting election guides
- 2020 Primary: The Ultimate Guide to Escambia and Santa Rosa County races
- Absentee ballots: How Escambia, Santa Rosa county residents can get absentee ballots
- Escambia and Santa Rosa elections 2020: Here’s what you need to know about voting Aug. 18
- Florida primary elections are next month. How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the polls?
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- Affordable housing top issue for Pensacola City Council District 7 candidates
How to return vote-by-mail ballots on Election Day
A vote-by-mail ballot must be returned and received by 7 p.m. local time on election day in order to be counted, according to the Florida Department of State.
The Florida Department of State says this about returning vote-by-mail ballots on election day:
Vote-by-mail ballots may also be returned at secure drop boxes at Supervisor of Elections’ main and branch offices and early voting sites. Please contact the county Supervisor of Elections or visit their website for the location of all vote-by-mail ballot secure drop boxes in your county.
The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections is David H. Stafford. His office telephone number is 850-595-3900. His office address is 213 Palafox Place in Pensacola.
The Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections is Tappie A. Villane. Her office phone number is 850-983-1900. Her office address is 6495 Caroline St. in Milton.
Daniella Medina is a digital producer for the USA TODAY Network. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @danimedinanews.