Primary Tuesday: Samples ballots for Southwest Florida voters

Posted at 9:21 AM, Aug 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-29 09:21:28-04
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA  -- The primary election is Tuesday, and this year's primary election features primaries for U.S. Senate and several competitive races for Congress and the Legislature.
For those planning to hit the polls, here's a preview of what you can expect to vote on with a look at sample ballots.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY: DemocratRepublican and Non-partisan
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Nearly two million Floridians have already cast their ballots in this year's primary election.

The Florida Division of Elections on Monday posted new totals that showed that nearly 536,000 voters cast their ballots during the early voting period that wrapped up this weekend. Another 1.15 million voters have voted by mail bringing the total ballots cast at more than 1.69 million overall.

An additional 1.18 million ballots were requested but haven't been returned yet to election officials.