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Qualifying Information

Presidential Preference Primary

Pursuant to Section 103.101, Florida Statutes, the Secretary of State has published the names of the presidential candidates submitted by the political parties to be placed on Florida's 2020 Presidential Preference Primary. This list is subject to change should a candidate notify the Department that the candidate does not intend to become a candidate for President at the upcoming nominating convention. The list will become final upon the Department's ballot certification to each Supervisor of Elections, which will be done no later than December 17, 2019.

Qualifying Dates

Representative in Congress, State Attorney, Public Defender, Justice of Supreme Court, District Court of Appeal, Circuit Court Judge 
  • Noon, Monday, April 20, 2020 – Noon, Friday, April 24, 2020
State Senator, State Representative, and Multi-County Special Districts
  • Noon, Monday, June 8, 2020 – Noon, Friday, June 12, 2020
Write-in candidates for President and Vice President
  • 8:00 am, June 23, 2020  - Noon, June 30, 2020

Qualifying Materials

Qualifying Office

Below is the name, location and address of Florida’s qualifying office for U.S. President and Vice-President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, State Senate, State House of Representatives, Judicial (except county judges), multi-county state offices (State Attorney and Public Defender), and multi-county special district candidates:

Department of State, Division of Elections
Bureau of Election Records
Room 316, R.A. Gray Building
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250

Special Election Qualifying

Qualifying information for special elections can be found on our Special Elections page.