Early voting ended on Sunday for those voting in Tampa’s City Council District 7 special election run-off between Jim Davison and Luis Viera.
A total of 575 people voted over the past four days in the election to choose a successor to Lisa Montelione. That included 246 Democrats, 240 Republicans, and 89 non-party affiliated voters.
In voting by mail, a total of 3,687 voters had turned their ballots in by Monday afternoon. That breaks down to 1,625 registered Democrats, 1,344 registered Republicans, and 718 independent or third-party affiliated voters participating.
Officially, the race is nonpartisan, but Davison is a registered Republican and Viera a registered Democrat, and both local parties in Hillsborough County have organized to support their party respective candidates.
District 7 runs north from Waters Avenue to County Line Road, including Forest Hills, Terrace Park, New Tampa, the USF area and New Tampa.
A poll published over the weekend by St. Pete Polls showed the two candidates in a statistical tie at 39 percent each.
Polls will be open from 7 am to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.