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Happening Monday: Early voting begins in Orange and Osceola counties

ORLANDO, Fla. — Early voting in Florida’s 2022 primary election starts Monday in two Central Florida counties.

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Registered voters in Orange and Osceola Counties who identify with a political party will be able head to the polls to cast their votes beginning Aug. 8.

When they do, they’ll have some big decisions to make with offices up for grabs that include Governor and Attorney General.

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Here’s a breakdown of early voting dates and times by county:

Orange County

- Monday, Aug. 8, to Saturday, Aug. 21

-9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Osceola County

- Monday, Aug. 8, to Saturday, Aug. 21

- 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Lake County

- Thursday, Aug. 11, through Saturday, Aug. 20

- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Brevard County

- Saturday, Aug. 13 through Saturday, Aug. 20

- Hours of operation:

- Monday - Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

- Saturday - Sunday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Seminole County

- Saturday, Aug. 13, through Saturday, Aug. 20

- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Volusia County

- Saturday, Aug. 13, through Saturday, Aug. 20

- 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Flagler County

- Saturday, Aug. 13, through Saturday, Aug. 20

- 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Marion County

- Saturday, Aug. 13, through Saturday, Aug. 20

- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sumter County

- Saturday, Aug. 13, through Saturday, Aug. 20

- 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Residents who plan to vote by mail, listen up: You must request your ballot by this Saturday, Aug. 13.

Beginning this year, you’ll need to provide your Florida driver’s license number, Florida ID number or the last four digits of your Social Security number.

In addition, signatures on mail-in ballots will likely come under even more scrutiny from partisan observers, so make sure yours matches.

Voters have until 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25 to fix signatures that don’t match the ones on file and any other issues with ballots.

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Voters should make sure their registration includes a a good telephone number and email address so they can be notified if there’s a problem.

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Q Mccray

Q McCray, WFTV.com

Q McCray is an award-winning general assignment reporter.

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