Monday is deadline to register to vote in Tampa elections

TAMPA — Monday is the last day for Tampa residents to register to vote in the March 1 city elections.

Voters will elect a new mayor from among candidates Bob Buckhorn, Rose Ferlita, Dick Greco, Thomas Scott and Ed Turanchik. They also will elect seven City Council members from a field of 29 candidates, and will consider a referendum on whether to offer property tax exemptions to new or expanded businesses.

Early voting begins Feb. 19, and voters who want to vote by absentee ballot have until 5 p.m. Feb. 23 to request a vote-by-mail ballot.

For more information from the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections office, visit www.VoteHillsborough.org, e-mail voter@hcsoe.org or call (813) 744-5900.

Monday is deadline to register to vote in Tampa elections 01/30/11 [Last modified: Sunday, January 30, 2011 7:26pm]

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