Early voting for the Aug. 24 primary begins today at three locations in Pinellas County.
The hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday through Aug. 22 at all supervisor of elections offices:
• Election Service Center at Starkey Lakes Corporate Center, 13001 Starkey Road, Largo.
• Pinellas County Courthouse, Room 117, 315 Court St., Clearwater.
• County Building, 501 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg.
Voters can check votepinellas.com for wait times at the locations, a new feature.
People with mail ballots also can go to dropoff locations to turn them in. More than 230,000 mail ballots have been requested and nearly 34,000 had been returned by Friday.
Locations include the elections offices and five tax collector offices: 743 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs; 29399 U.S. 19 N (south of Curlew Road) and 1663 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater; and 1800 66th St. N and 1067 62nd Ave. S, both in St. Petersburg.
Other locations to turn in mail ballots are the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center; public libraries in East Lake, Oldsmar, Seminole and Pinellas Park; and the James Weldon Johnson Branch Library in St. Petersburg.
Know your candidates
The St. Petersburg Times' Know Your Candidates guide will appear in Pinellas regional editions Wednesday. Starting that day, it also will be available online at tampabay.com/kyc2010.