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Early voting kicks off for several Southwest Florida counties

Posted: 6:46 AM, Aug 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-13 14:52:04Z
Early voting kicks off for several SWFL counties
Early voting kicks off for several SWFL counties

The primary elections are only 15 days away for Florida residents. 

Early voting kicks off on Aug. 13 for eighteen Florida counties, including Charlotte, Hendry, and DeSoto counties. 

Early voting for Lee, Collier, and Glades counties will take place on Aug. 18. 

Click the links below for more information.  

Charlotte County--  www.charlottevotes.com   

Hendry County--  https://www.hendryelections.org/   

DeSoto County--  www.votedesoto.com   

Lee County--  https://www.lee.vote/Election-Information/Early-Voting-Information   

Collier County--  https://www.colliervotes.com/Voter-Education-Outreach/Activities-Events-Calendar   

Florida's primary is Aug. 28.
  
The top races are the gubernatorial primaries. Former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and businessmen Jeff Greene and Chris King are the Democratic candidates. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis are the Republicans. There are also Cabinet primaries.
  
Early voting must begin 10 days before election day, but counties can add extra days. Polls must be open at least eight hours daily.
  
Mail-in voting has already begun. The state says more than 571,000 votes have been cast.

Glades County --  www.voteglades.com