Deadline to change party affiliation for 2020 elections

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ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB)-- The deadline to change party affiliation for the 2020 elections is quickly approaching.

The deadline for potential 2020 candidates to run for partisan seats is June 16.

The Florida statute says that anyone seeking to qualify as a candidate of a political party must be a registered member of that political party a year before the beginning of qualifying for the general election.

The date to qualify as a political candidate in the 2020 elections is June 15 of next year.