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Happening Thursday: Early voting begins in Lake County

early voting in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Starting Aug. 11, registered voters in Lake County will be able head to the polls to cast their votes early for Florida’s 2022 primary election.

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Big decisions to make this time around will include choices for Governor and Attorney General.

Early voting in Florida’s primary started on Monday in two other Central Florida counties — Orange and Osceola.

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Other local counties will kick off early voting on Saturday, Aug 13.

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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