Nearly 2,000 voted early Monday in Palm Beach County

SOEA total of 1,862 people cast ballots Monday on the first day of early voting for the Aug. 30 election, according to the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections.

That’s about a third of the 5,413 that voted on the first day of early voting in March. But that day was a Saturday. And that election included the presidential primary.

In nine days of voting in March, 54,092 voted. For this month’s election, early voting will last 13 days, operating from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Aug. 28.

Palm Beach County voters are choosing candidates in 22 contested local, state and national races.

For the Nov. 8 general election, the deadline to register to vote, or to change party affiliation, is Oct. 11. Early voting runs 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 24-Nov. 6. The deadline to have a ballot mailed to you for that election is Nov. 2.

To see a sample ballot for the Aug. 30 vote, or for more information, contact the elections office at 561-656-6200 or visit www.pbcelections.org.

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