Pinellas County voters who want to avoid long lines on Election Day can now vote early.

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL — Pinellas County voters who want to avoid long lines on Election Day can now vote early.

Early Voting for the March 17 Presidential Preference Primary and Municipal Elections began Saturday and runs through Sunday, March 15 at the three Supervisor of Elections Offices:

  • 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 (entrance on 5th Street)

The offices are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Voters can check early voting wait times online at VotePinellas.com.

Florida is a closed primary state. Voters must be registered with the Republican Party or Democratic Party to vote in their respective party’s Primary for President. Subscribe

Registered voters residing in the 12 municipalities also conducting elections –City of Clearwater, City of Gulfport, Town of Kenneth City, City of Madeira Beach, City of Oldsmar, City of Pinellas Park, Town of Redington Shores, City of Safety Harbor, City of South Pasadena, City of St. Pete Beach, City of Tarpon Springs and City of Treasure Island – may vote in their nonpartisan municipal elections.

Voters may also vote by mail. To request a mail ballot, visit VotePinellas.com or call 727-464-VOTE (8683).

SOURCE: patch.com