Volusia County, FL- Update: Early voting began in Volusia County and almost 2,600 people have taken part. Early numbers show that over the first two days of early voting, 609 people voted at the Volusia County Library Center at City Island, 538 at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 605 at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 410 at the Deltona Regional Library and at the Department of Elections in DeLand, 428 people have put in their early vote.
In Flagler County, early voting began Monday, August 15. The flaglerelections.com website reports that 3,974 people have taken part in early voting. Mail-in votes total 4,850. There are three early voting websites in Flagler County: the Flagler County Supervisor of Elections Office, the Flagler County Public Library and the Palm Coast Community Center.
Earlier reporting: Voters in Volusia County can begin voting today for the August 30 primary election. Early voting is also underway in Flagler County.
Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Lisa Lewis said that more than 72,000 mail-in ballots were sent out. As of earlier this week, more than 25,000 have been returned. That number is a lot higher than usual for a primary election. Lewis also said that it appears that many people are already registering for the general election in November.
Lewis also said that it appears that many people are already registering for the general election in November. The total number of registered voters in Volusia County is 350, 827. Lewis said by party there are 125,231 Democrats, 123,542 Republicans and the other 112,000 registered voters belong to minor parties or are unaffiliated.
You can find the early voting locations in both Flagler and Volusia counties by clicking on the links below.
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