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Today is last day to change parties or register for Aug. 30 primary

If you want to cast your ballot in Florida's Aug. 30 primary election, make sure to register today.

Aug. 1 is the deadline to register or change party affiliation in time for the primary election at the end of next month. First-time voters are required to register to participate. Registered voters need not register again, but Aug. 1 is the last day for voters to change political parties before the primaries. They can update their addresses anytime.

Registration applications can be found at any Supervisor of Elections office, public library, tax collector office or government office that handles social services.

Applications can also be found online.

Pinellas County residents seeking more information can visit VotePinellas.com, call 727-464-8683 or email Election@VotePinellas.com.

Hillsborough County residents can visit VoteHillsborough.org or call 813-744-5900.

Pasco County residents should visit PascoVotes.com or call 800-851-8754. The site for Hernando County is HernandoVotes.com; the phone number is 352-754-4125.

Primaries in Florida are closed to respective political parties, meaning only voters registered with a political party may vote in that party's election.

Today is last day to change parties or register for Aug. 30 primary 08/01/16 [Last modified: Monday, August 1, 2016 8:44am]
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