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Voting tips and information

By Times Staff Report
Published September 4, 2006

What you should take with you

Voters must show a current and valid identification that has their signature and photo. If the ID does not have both, it will be necessary to show two forms of identification when voting in person: one with a signature and another with a photo. Acceptable forms of ID are:

- Florida driver’s licensen ID Card issued by state agencyn U.S. passport
- Employee badges or IDsn Buyers’ Club ID cards (such as Costco, Sam’s Club or Price Club)
- Debit/Credit cardsn Military IDsn Student IDsn Retirement center IDs
- Neighborhood association IDs
- Public assistance identification

Absentee ballots

Absentee ballots must be returned in the envelope provided.

The envelope must include the voter’s signature. Voted absentee ballots must be received by 7 p.m. today at the supervisor of elections office. Do not take a voted absentee ballot to your polling place. If you have not used your absentee ballot and want to vote at your polling place, take the ballot with you so it can be canceled.

For sample ballots and information, (813) 272-5850, (727) 464-3551, 1-800-851-8754, (352) 754-4125, (352) 341-6740


Hillsborough County
Democrats    257,216
Republicans    219,073
Independents/Other    150,217
Total    626,506

Pinellas County
Democrats    230,800
Republicans    235,817
Independents/Other    147,435
Total    614,052

Pasco County
Democrats    95,680
Republicans    105,274
Independents/Other    60,025
Total    260,979

Hernando County
Democrats    45,166
Republicans    48,476
Independents/Other    24,819
Total    118,461

Citrus County
Democrat    36,460
Republican    40,280
Independents/Others    20,448
Total    97,188

Sources: Pinellas, HIllsborough, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus supervisors of elections

[Last modified September 4, 2006, 20:46:12]

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