In-person early voting begins Aug. 18

In-person early voting for the Florida primary will begin Aug. 18 in Manatee County.

The primary will be Tuesday, Aug. 28, and includes federal and state races, as well as some local contests.

Domestic vote by mail ballots for the primary were mailed July 24, according to the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Office. Overseas and military ballots were mailed July 13.

Early primary voting at select locations will continue through Saturday, Aug. 25, but will not be held on the island. The polling place nearest the island will be the county utilities administration office, 4410 66th St. W. Hours will be 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Registration for the Nov. 6 general election will close Oct. 9.

Floridians can check their registration status, register to vote or update their registration through the Florida Department of State’s online voter registration website at

For more information, go online to or call the elections office at 941-741-3823.

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