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Pinellas voters: Verify your information

Deborah Clark, Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections

Deborah Clark, Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections

Deborah Clark, Pinellas County's supervisor of elections, is asking voters to make sure their information is updated.

On Tuesday, the elections office mailed 623,000 voter information cards to the county's registered voters.

"Voters should carefully review the information on their new voter information cards -- including name, address and political affiliation -- to make sure it's correct," Clark said in a statement.

If voters need to change any information, they can call 727-464-VOTE before the Aug. 1 deadline to register to vote and change political party affiliation for the Aug. 30 primary. 

The cards will be delivered over four weeks. The last batch of cards will be mailed on June 27. If voters don't get their card by July 5, or lose their card, they can call to request a card.

The cards are not required to vote and are for informational purposes only.

For many voters, much has changed since the last election. Because of recent special redistricting, Pinellas is now represented by two U.S. Congressional districts, 12 and 13. Boundaries for all three state senate districts were changed and given new numbers. Districts 16, 19 and 24 are now numbered 19, 20, and 22.

Overall, 89 percent of precincts have the same boundaries.

Two precincts were added, increasing the county total from 299 to 301, but 98.6 percent of voters will keep their current polling place.

But better make sure and study that card when it arrives in the mail.  

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 1:25pm]


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