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After leaving service at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Geraldine Twine, 80, prepares to cast her ballot on the last day of early voting at the C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library in Tampa on Sunday. "I wanted to early vote today to get ahead of the storm that may be coming this way," said Twine. The primary elections will be held Tuesday. [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times]

Weeks of voting will conclude with Tuesday's Florida primary

TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters who go to the polls today will have the last word in a low-turnout statewide primary election that began more than a month ago. Through Sunday, the last day of early voting, 1.7 million people had cast ballots, two-thirds of them by mail and the rest at early-voting centers. Voting by m …


Times candidate recommendations at a glance

The Tampa Bay Times editorial board recommends these candidates in the Aug. 30 primary election: U.S. Senate Democrats: …


Know your candidates: Our guide to the races around the Tampa Bay area

For weeks now, primary election candidates for local and state offices have filled your mailbox with their fliers. But what do you know about them beyond what’s in their mailings? We can help.

Candidates flock to Florida

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and their vice presidential running mates have already been to Florida several times since the national conventions. On this map, red markers denote Trump visits; blue markers denote Clinton. Read more.