Five Voting Precincts In Alachua County Have New Polling Places For The 2020 Election

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As a result of COVID-19 closures and other changes, several Gainesville-area polling places are different in next month’s primary election. Find your precinct here:

Alachua County Supervisor of Election Kim Barton on Friday morning announced the changes for Aug. 18 in-person voting:

  • Precinct 23: The polling location for Precinct 23 is the Wyndham Garden Gainesville, which is located at 2900 SW 13th Street, Gainesville. The Wyndham Garden Gainesville is also the permanent polling place for Precinct 59, so the location will serve voters from both precincts (23 and 59). Previously, City College served as Precinct 23’s polling place. Our office expects to return to City College for the 2020 General Election.

  • Precinct 25: The polling location for Precinct 25 is the Santa Fe College Blount Center, which is located at 401 NW Sixth Street, Gainesville. Previously, the Santa Fe College Center for Innovation and Economic Development served as Precinct 25’s polling place. That building is now under construction.

  • Precinct 39: The polling location for Precinct 39 is the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, which is located at 1714 SW 34th Street, Gainesville. Previously, the Hilton Garden Inn served as Precinct 39’s polling place. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, that building is closed.

  • Precinct 52: The polling location for Precinct 52 is the Freedom Community Center at Kanapaha Park, which is located at 7340 SW 41st Place, Gainesville. The Freedom Community Center at Kanapaha Park is also the permanent polling place for Precinct 48, so the location will serve voters from both precincts (48 and 52). Previously, the Disabled American Veterans State Headquarters served as Precinct 52’s polling place. The move was made because the Disabled American Veterans State Headquarters does not have adequate space.

  • Precinct 61: The polling location for Precinct 61 is the Millhopper Branch Library, which is located at 3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville. Previously, The Atrium, a senior living community, served as Precinct 61’s polling place. The move was made because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Early voting at five different locations begins Aug. 3 and ends Aug. 15. Registered voters can also request a vote-by-mail ballot.

To see more of our election previews and ballot coverage, visit Florida Votes 2020.

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