Thousands Vote Early in Pinellas
Thousands have cast ballots in the Nov. 6 General Election through two days of early voting.
Including mail voting and early voting, more than 150,000 people in Pinellas County already have voted already in the Nov. 6 General Election.
According to the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections, 7,538 registered voters took advantage of early voting, which started Saturday. The early voting period runs from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. each day through Nov. 3.
Thousands more of Pinellas County voters have taken advantage of mail-in voting, which has seen 144,343 ballots sent in. That represents 48 percent of the 298,764 people who requested mail ballots.
Through Sunday evening, 60,456 registered Democrats have voted while 62,007 registered Republicans have voted in Pinellas County.
In total, there are 626,348 registered voters in Pinellas and 151,881 have cast their ballot, which is a 24 percent turnout.
Across Florida, more than 306,000 voters cast their ballots on the first day of early voting.
According to Obama for America-Florida team, 48.2 percent of those voters were Democrats while 35.9 percent were Republicans.
Early voting locations:
- Election Service Center, 13001 Starkey Road, Largo (Starkey Lakes Corporate Center)
- Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Room 117, Clearwater (first floor, north side)
- County Building, 501 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg (Annex Conference Room – entrance on 5th Street)