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The election

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published November 7, 2000

Q. What's on the ballot?

A. Races for president; U.S. senator; U.S. representative; state treasurer; state education commissioner; state representatives in Districts 44 and 45; county sheriff; county tax collector; county supervisor of elections; county commissioners in Districts 1, 3 and 5; District 2 School Board member; three Spring Hill Fire Rescue commissioners; one Brooksville City Council member; four charter amendments in Brooksville; state constitutional amendment for high-speed monorail; two state referendums on local option for selection of county and circuit judges; and retention of one appellate judge and three Supreme Court judges.

Q. What hours are the polls open? A. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

Q. What do I need to bring to my polling place? A. To obtain a ballot, voters must present some form of photo identification, such as a driver's license, at the polling place.

Q. Can I get a ride to my polling place?

A. Yes. To make arrangements, call the Democratic Party at 666-8866 or the Republican Party at 799-3310.

Q. What if I still have an absentee ballot? A. All absentee ballots must be returned to the Supervisor of Elections Office, either at the courthouse in Brooksville or at 7493 Forest Oaks Blvd. in Spring Hill, by 7 p.m. today.

Q. If I have other questions, whom can I call? A. Call the Supervisor of Elections Office at 754-4125.

Q. Where can I get election results tonight? A. Results will be available on the supervisor of elections Web site at, on Time Warner cable Channel 19, and on the St. Petersburg Times Web site at

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