Voting Rights

Voter’s Bill of Rights

You have rights as a voter protected by both federal and Florida law. Use this page to learn about your rights.

Florida Statute 101.031 states that each registered voter in Miami-Dade County has the right to:

• Vote and have his or her vote accurately counted.

• Cast a vote if he or she is in line at the official closing ofthe polls in that county.

• Ask for and receive assistance in voting.

• Receive up to two replacement ballots if he or she makes a mistake prior to the ballot being cast.

• An explanation if his or her registration or identity is in question.

• If his or her registration or identity is in question, cast a provisional ballot.

• Written instructions to use when voting, and, upon request, oral instructions in voting from elections officers.

• Vote free from coercion or intimidation by elections officers or any other person.

• Vote on a voting system that is in working condition and that will allow votes to be accurately cast.

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