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August 16, 2022

Contact:   Lori Edwards, Supervisor of Elections        Rachel Harris, Community Services Director

                 Office: 863-534-5888                                 Office: 863-534-5888 or Media Cell: 863-559-9242

                 loriedwards@polkelections.com               rachelharris@polkelections.com

August 23rd Statewide Primary Election

SPECIAL NOTE:  All canvassing board meetings and vote tabulation will occur at the Election Operations Center located at 70 Florida Citrus Boulevard, in Winter Haven.

Total Precincts                        172

Total Eligible Voters               458,210 as of Registration Deadline (July 25)

Democrat                    149,454

            Republican                  173,161

            Other                           135,595

Florida is a Closed Primary State   The Democratic and Republican parties hold primary elections which are only open to voters registered with those parties.

Turnout thru August 15, 2022

                                                  Total              Democrat        Republican      Other 

     Ballots Mailed                      118,944           50,885               42,124         25,935

     Ballots Returned                  35,205             16,268               14,210         4,727

     Voted Early                           1,168               517                     599               52

Sample Ballots           Click Here to View Sample Ballots

Vote by Mail

     Ballots must be received no later than 7 pm on August 23rd

Mail to P.O. Box 7, Auburndale, FL 33823 or

Return in person to:

  • Election Headquarters, 250 S Broadway Avenue, Bartow  
  • Election Operations Center, 70 Florida Citrus Boulevard, Winter Haven

     Last Day to Request a Ballot to be Mailed was Saturday, August 13th   

Early Voting                August 13th thru August 20th

                                    Daily 10 am – 6 pm

                                    Click Here for a List of Early Voting Locations

Election Day               All polling locations are open from 7 am to 7 pm

                                    Click Here for a List of Polling Locations

SPECIAL NOTE:  Some precincts have changed. All voters are encouraged to double check their Election-Day polling location in advance.

Protected Zone           In accordance with Florida Statute 102.031(4)(a) no one may solicit voters inside

                                    the polling place or within 150 feet of the entrance to any polling place or early

                                    voting site.  The clerk or supervisor shall designate the no-solicitation zone and

                                    mark the boundaries.  Solicitation includes seeking any vote, fact, opinion or

                                    contribution, distributing any political or campaign material, and conducting a

                                    poll, except exit polls. 

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Election Results          Available after 7 pm Election Night at PolkElections.gov

                                    Statewide results at enight.elections.myflorida.com

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