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Language Assistance for Voting

Webpage last updated: April 19, 2024

By law, Florida provides language assistance and translation of election-related materials in Spanish pursuant to the Voting Rights Act

  1. Spanish assistance is available through the statewide voter assistance and voter hotlines.
  2. Information is available on the Division of Elections’ website. Statewide-issued or-produced materials are translated. They include the online voter registration system (, the statewide voter registration application Form DS-DE 39 and the Florida Voter Registration and Voting Guide on the Publications webpage.
  3. All counties in Florida are subject to language requirements under the Voting Rights Act including but not limited to 52 U.S.C. § 10303 (language assistance to persons who were educated in Spanish in American-flag schools in U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico) and 52 U.S.C. § 10508 (assistance in voting-by-mail or at the polls for persons with blindness, disability or other inability to read or write or limited English proficiency).
  4. The following fourteen Florida counties are specifically subject to Spanish language requirements under Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act. (52 U.S.C. § 10503) and  U.S. Census Bureau determination. They must provide oral and written assistance and election-related materials such as instructions, forms, ballots and notices:
    • Broward
    • Collier
    • DeSoto
    • Hardee
    • Hendry
    • Hillsborough
    • Lee
    • Miami-Dade
    • Orange
    • Osceola
    • Palm Beach
    • Pinellas
    • Polk
    • Seminole

Note: Glades County is required to provide bilingual election materials for the Seminole language.

For more information about language services available in your county, contact your county Supervisor of Elections office


  • U.S. Election Assistance Commission –