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FIRST VOTE High School Voter Registration Drive

FIRST VOTE High School Voter Registration Drive

FIRST VOTE High School Voter Registration Drive

St. Lucie County, FL – The Supervisor of Elections will kick off the 2018 Annual First Vote High School Voter Registration Drive, with the proclamation from St. Lucie County School Board, declaring First Vote Week, April 9th through April 13th.

First Vote is a classroom-based, voter education and registration program. It is conducted in high school Social Studies, World History, Civics and American Government classes.

“Mrs. Walker said for the first time the students will be able to register to vote online on their hand held device because on Oct 1, 2017, the State of Florida kicked off Online Voter Registration with the new web site Registertovoteflorida.gov”. The staff along with volunteers will be on campus at every high school during First Vote Week.

All students will have the opportunity to register to vote. Students who are 16 and 17 years of age are able to pre-register to vote. Students who are 18 years old or attain the age of 18 by July 30, 2018 will be eligible to vote in this year’s United States Senator, U.S. Representatives, and Governor in the elections scheduled 2018.

ID Requirements to REGISTER TO VOTE:

  • Florida Driver License Number or
  • Florida Identification Number or
  • Last 4 digits of their Social Security Number

 

In 2017 during First Vote Week 1,343 students were registered to vote, it is always our goal to surpass the previous year.

For more information contact Gertrude Walker, Supervisor of Elections at the Orange Blossom Business Center, 4132 Okeechobee Rd., Fort Pierce, FL 34947.  Phone: (772) 462-1500, email:elections@slcelections.com, or visit our website at www.slcelections.com.

 

 

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