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Vote on election day

Voters registered in Florida can look up where to vote on 

Vote early

Florida voters can also vote before Election Day. The early voting period runs from Saturday, October 24, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

What to bring

  • You will be asked to show a valid photo ID with signature to vote in Florida. Acceptable forms include: Florida driver's license or ID card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; US passport; debit or credit card; military ID; student ID; retirement center ID; neighborhood association ID; public assistance ID; veteran health ID issued by the US Department of Veterans Affairs; license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm; or an employee ID card issued by the federal government, the state of Florida, or any county or municipality. If your photo ID does not include your signature, you will be asked to provide another ID that has your signature.

  • Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote a provisional ballot. Your ballot will count if the signature on your ballot matches the signature on your voter registration record.

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CARES Act Small Business Grant Program Expands Eligibility to More Home-Based Businesses

The eligibility criteria for Orange County’s CARES Act Small Business Grant Program has been expanded and updated on ocfl.net/OrangeCARES. More small businesses can now qualify for funding to help them overcome the temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19.

 

 Changes include:

 

 

  • Updated criteria for the Small Business Grant Program which now allows businesses that have already received up to $75,000 in Pay Check Protection (PPP) loans to qualify for this program.

 

To date, the Orange CARES Act Funding for Small Businesses Program has approved the distribution of more than $41 million to small businesses. These grant programs are open to all small businesses located within the boundaries of Orange County, including all municipalities.

 

Small businesses that are interested in applying are urged to review all eligibility criteria and required documents before applying.

 

For more information on eligibility criteria and required documents, visit the Small Business Grant Program webpage. If you are unable to access the Internet or have a language barrier, please call Orange County’s 3-1-1 call system for assistance.

If you have general questions about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website

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