ST. PETERSBURG — Nearly 17,000 residents have voted already in St. Petersburg's Aug. 27 primary. As of Friday, voters have returned 26 percent of the 63,000 absentee ballots sent by the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office. On the ballot: the mayor's chair and three council seats. The last mayoral primary in 2009 had a 23 percent turnout, with more than half of those, or 19,907, coming through absentee ballots.
Ballots flowing in for St. Petersburg election
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