Early voting coming Millhopper, Tower Road branches Oct. 19-31

Early voting will be held Monday, Oct. 19 through Saturday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following branches:

  • Tower Road Branch, 3020 SW 75th St., Gainesville
  • Millhopper Branch, 3145 NW 43rd St., Gainesville 

Vote-by-mail ballots can also be turned into ballot boxes at these locations during early voting hours only

Traffic and parking congestion may occur at these two locations during early voting. Patrons can transfer their holds to a different library branch by calling their branch. Please follow the signs posted at each location to park for voting or library services.

Both branches will still offer walk-up services, including holds pickup, library card renewal, library card sign-up, and computer and copier appointments, and limited browsing hours. Each branch will have procedures for walk-up services as follows:

Millhopper Branch

Proceed to the walk-up door at the front of the building. Have your library card, picture identification, or email notice ready and we will get your materials for you. Follow the signs at the walk-up door for holds pickup and card services to the left and computer/copier appointments to the far right. Please wear a mask when interacting with staff and practice social distancing while in line. For browsing or computer appointments, please enter through the main, south-facing entrance.

Map of the Millhopper Branch for early voting.

Tower Road Branch

On your way, call us at 352-333-2840. When you drive in, take the first left into the east side parking lot and park. Come up to the table and have your library card, picture identification, or email notice ready and we will get your materials for you. Follow the signs at the walk-up door for holds pickup and card services. Please wear a mask when interacting with staff and practice social distancing while in line. For browsing or computer appointments, please enter through the main entrance at the front of the building.
Tower Road Branch map of early voting.

Both branches are also Voting Precincts - Millhopper #61 and Tower Road #42 - and will host voting on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to voters assigned to those precincts. On Election Day, voters must vote at their assigned voting precinct. 

Voters are required to present acceptable picture and signature identification before voting. If you do not present proper identification, you will be required to vote a provisional ballot. A Florida Driver's License, a Florida Identification Card, United States passport, debit or credit card, military or student ID, retirement center or neighborhood association ID, or public assistance ID will be accepted by election officials. You may use two forms of identification to meet this requirement.

Learn more at Vote Alachua, the Supervisor of Elections office for Alachua County.

Posted by RachelC on October 13, 2020