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Early voting for Primary Election continues

By Staff | Aug 12, 2020

Early voting for the Aug. 18 Primary Election began on Aug. 8 and continues through Aug. 15.

From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., a voter may use any of the following early voting sites:

– Cape Coral-Lee County Library, 921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral

– Dr. Carrie D. Robinson Center, 2990 Edison Ave., Fort Myers

– East County Regional Library, 881 Gunnery Road N. Lehigh Acres

– Estero Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., Estero

– Lee County Elections Bonita Springs Branch Office, 25987 S. Tamiami Trail, Unit 105, Bonita Springs

– Lee County Elections Cape Coral Branch Office, 1039 S.E. 9th Ave., Cape Coral

– Lee County Elections Center, 13180 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers

– North Fort Myers Recreation Center, 2000 N. Recreation Park Way, North Fort Myers

– Northwest Regional Library, 519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral

– Veterans Park Recreation Center, 55 Homestead Road S., Lehigh Acres

Florida law requires voters to provide picture and signature identification at early voting sites. Picture identification may not be expired; signature identification does not need to be current.

The following forms of picture identification are acceptable:

– Florida driver’s 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 (issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

– Florida Concealed Weapon License (issued pursuant to Florida Statute 790.06)

– Government employee identification

Voters are encouraged to mark their sample ballot and bring it with them to use as a guide when voting in-person at early voting or on Election Day. They can find their custom sample ballot that contains only the contests that will appear on their specific ballot on the Lee Elections Website at lee.vote.

In the Primary Election, registered voters can only vote for their registered party’s candidate in a partisan contest on the ballot. A registered voter, regardless of party affiliation, can vote on a nonpartisan contest or issue for which they are eligible to vote.