TAMPA BAY, FL — These dwelling in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties have about 4 hours left earlier than early voting ends at 7 p.m. Sunday.
However in the event you plan to move to an early-voting websites, count on lengthy strains.
Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Craig Latimer says last-minute early voters have been lining up all day on the 26 early-voting websites within the county. He stated voters have additionally been making the most of the vote-by-mail drop bins on the early-voting places.
As of three p.m. Sunday, 585,299 voters have solid their ballots out of a complete of 934,356 eligible voters. Of these 264,773 voted early and 320,526 voted by mail. That is a turnout of 62.64 %. To search out wait instances at Hillsborough early-voting websites, click on here.
There are 15- to 30-minute waits in any respect six Pinellas County early-voting websites. Click on here to verify wait instances earlier than heading out.
Vote-by-mail ballots have to be obtained on the supervisor of elections workplaces by 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3. By regulation, vote-by-mail ballots can’t be accepted on the basic election voting precincts on Election Day.
Because it’s too late to ship it by mail, it may be dropped off on the four elections offices in Hillsborough County. The Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Heart at 2614 N. Falkenburg Highway additionally has a 24-hour-monitored safe drop field exterior the principle door that will probably be open till 7 p.m. Election Day.
In case you’re heading to the polls on Election Day, it’s essential to vote on the precinct assigned to your mailing handle.
Click here for precincts in Hillsborough County.
Click here for precincts in Pinellas County.
In-person voting is anticipated to take longer than typical due to coronavirus well being and security precautions, which embody limiting the variety of individuals contained in the polling place and steady cleansing of kit and surfaces. All ballot employees will put on masks and cross a temperature verify earlier than beginning work.
Different deliberate well being and security measures for in-person voting embody offering voters with single-use stylus pens and secrecy cowl sheets, and minimizing contact factors for voters and ballot employees.