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August 18, 2020 Primary Election Information for Palm Beach, Broward & Miami-Dade

Monday, August 03, 2020 12:58 AM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

Early voting is underway for the August 18th Primary. Be informed, be ready, vote!


On July 30, 2020, GSCBWLA hosted its biennial judicial forum, co-sponsored by the Dade County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta  Sorority, Inc., ACLU of Florida, the Miami Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc., the National Action Network - Miami-Dade Chapter, League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade County, and the Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association. Additional promotional sponsors included the Caribbean Bar Association, Haitian Lawyers Association, National Black Prosecutors Association, The Links Inc., Greater Miami (FL) Chapter, Theta Rho Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., T.J. Reddick Bar Association, WMBM, and the Women of Color Empowerment Institute.

During the forum, the judicial candidates made their cases for why they were best qualified for the bench, answering several questions posed by Moderators Kadisha Phelps and Trelvis Randolph. If you missed it, be sure to check out the recording below:

To learn more about the candidates, take a look at the 2020 GSCBWLA Judicial Candidate Forum Booklet

The Judicial Diversity Initiative's Judicial Candidate Survey is another useful informational tool.

Note that this information is provided for informational purposes only. GSCBWLA is a non-partisan non-profit organization, and we do not endorse candidates running for election or retention.

Please be sure to reach out to our members if you have questions about the various races. Judges play such a critical role in our system; as many of us serve as a resource for others, please be sure to have all the information you need before stepping into the ballot box.


Palm Beach County

Broward County

Miami-Dade County


Sample Ballot: 

Please click here for Palm Beach’s sample ballot. (Voters must input their information to obtain their sample ballot.)

Early Voting: The sites are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day from Aug. 3rd through Aug. 16th. You can find the voting sites here


Sample Ballot: Please click here for Broward's sample ballot. 


Early Voting: Begins Aug. 8th through Aug. 16th. You can find the voting sites here.


Saturdays & Sundays on Aug. 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday on Aug. 10th through Aug. 14th from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.



Sample Ballot: Please click here for Miami-Dade’s sample ballot. 


Early Voting: The sites are open from Aug. 3th through Aug. 16th at various times. You can find the times and locations here.


For more information, please see:

The 2020 GSCBWLA Judicial Candidate Forum Booklet.



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