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Primary voting begins in Florida

Posted at 7:20 AM, Aug 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-30 07:29:08-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Polls opened at 7 Tuesday morning for the Florida Primary. 

In Lee County, voters can choose their favorite candidate in a variety of races.

The big races include Lee County Sheriff, Supervisor of Elections, U.S. Senate, U.S. House, local commission seats and state lawmakers. 

Florida is a closed primary state meaning you can only vote on the races affiliated with your political party.

The polls close at 7 p.m.

For more information on the races and candidates you can head ot the Lee County Supervisor of Elections website

You can also find out about other races around SWFL by clicking below: 

Collier County

Charlotte County

Glades County

Hendry County 

Sarasota County