Teams of HRC volunteers in Jacksonville have been busy knocking on doors and making phone calls to encourage voters to take advantage of early voting in the Sunshine State. Huge numbers of voters have already cast their ballots this year for the General Election on Nov. 8, but with the stakes so high, we aren’t taking anything for granted.
From now until Sunday, Nov. 6, any registered voter can walk into an early vote location in Floridaand make sure that their voice is heard. There are 17 early vote location in Jacksonville alone, and they are open on the weekend too! If you are registered to vote in Florida, click here to find out where to vote.
If you are in the Orlando or Jacksonville area, we could really use your help – please volunteer for a phone banking or canvassing shift right away. Don’t miss your opportunity to get involved in this election!
HRC has really ramped up its Florida activity in recent days – President Chad Griffin stopped in Jacksonville on Monday and spoke with Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect about the presidential campaign and HRC’s work to get out the pro-equality vote! Listen to Griffin’s interview here.
HRC has staff on-the-ground working to mobilize HRC members and supporters to elect pro-equality candidates in Florida. Click here to learn more about HRC’s endorsed candidates in Florida, to sign up to volunteer with HRC and to see your early vote locations.
No need to wait until Election Day to cast your vote in Florida – early voting has started! How important is your vote? There are an estimated 565,800 LGBTQ voters living in Florida — a substantial population given that the state was won in the last three presidential elections by an average of 230,579 votes. Find your nearest voting location at hrc.im/FLVote