Slightly fewer voted on third day of early balloting in Palm Beach County

CqJlWCEXYAENxuHThe number of Palm Beach County participating in early voting for the Aug. 30 election was slightly lower Wednesday than it had been Monday and Tuesday, the first two days of the 13-day event, according to the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections..

The 1,664 voting Wednesday brought the total so far to 5,390. The total was 1,862 Monday and 1,864 Tuesday.

In nine days of voting in March, 54,092 voted, nearly 9,500 of those in the first two days alone, but that was on a Saturday and Sunday, and that election included the presidential primary.

Early voting operates 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.

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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