HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - Early voting begins for five counties in Florida.
Hillsborough, Collier, Hardee, Hendry and Monroe County allow voters to cast their ballot starting Monday. For the rest of Florida, early voting starts August 4.
Florida's primary election is scheduled for August 14. The Florida Division of Elections web site states that voters must be registered in the party for which the primary is being held. Still, all voters can vote in nonpartisan races and contests where all candidates have the same political affiliation and the winner of the primary election won't have any opposition in the general.
Florida's new election law reduces early voting days from 15 to 10, which has drawn several legal challenges.
If your county isn't listed here, click on the appropriate link below for more information on your county:
Highlands County precinct finder: http://www.votehighlands.com/index.php?op=F&ss=241150&spanish=N
Highlands Election Offices: http://www.votehighlands.com/
Pinellas precinct finder: http://www.votepinellas.com/index.php?op=F&ss=108048
Pinellas Elections offices: http://votepinellas.com/?id=8
Polk County precinct finder: http://polkelections.com/content.asp?c=22
Pasco County precinct finder: http://www.pascovotes.com/voterapp.htm
Pasco Elections offices: http://www.pascovotes.com/pasgeof.asp
Hernando County precinct finder: http://hernandovotes.com/ew_pages/polling_place_addresses.pdf
Hernando County Elections offices: http://hernandovotes.com/?id=47
Citrus County precinct finder: http://tinyurl.com/73xnjea
Manatee County precinct finder: http://votemanatee.com/?id=41
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